I happened to come across an advertisement of Lunacycle app on the television, and I instantly downloaded it to check on its functions. Here’s my review on this app. In Today world, most of our work is done on Smartphone, tabs or computer. This has made our day to day chores easy and manageable. Women whether working or a home maker, all of us are so much engaged in our daily tasks that we tend to forget a lot of important things in life.
A modern superwoman manages everything between the pressure of work, home and kids and ends up neglecting her health, too busy to focus on her diet or even find time for a small workout!! Keeping a track of your menstrual cycle and ovulation is one of those hard to predict and hard to remember dates. Well now we have a reminder system on our smart phone for that. Yes, Lunacycle it is.
About Lunacycle –
Lunacycle is an easy to use health and period tracker mobile application from Japan, the land of world’s best technology. With over 400 thousand users of Lunacycle across India, it is helping women prfedict period dates; ovulation dates accurately because of its precise menstrual calculation and thereby finds the best days for pregnancy! This easy to manage application has also found a large user base in Japan with over 6 million users in its Japanese version Luna Luna. Winner of the ‘m-Billionth South Asia Award 2014’ as the best app for women, Lunacycle comes with more features than you can imagine, some of which include:-
1] Tracking period and ovulation dates : –
I come across a lot of young women clients who have PCOS, and irregular cycles, and want to lose weight to be able to conceive. Lunacycle is a wonder app for them. many women these days who often complain of an erratic diet, which results in extra flab and obesity!! But most Women fail to understand the link between weight and menstrual cycles. The menstrual cycle may not directly impact weight loss or gain, but there are some secondary connections. Lunacycle easily calculates the next expected period date along with your ovulation date. For all those women who want to conceive, and are really trying since a long time, knowing the right ovulation date is an advantage. Here are some screen shots for your reference to know how in a simple and easy to understand way it depicts your cycle.
Lunacycle is a wonderful health guide which tells you exactly what to eat or to avoid during your cycles. It helps you keep a track of your body weight and body fat while you are at it. Lunacycle does the following things to sort you out on your menstrual cycle –
- It Predicts your upcoming Period / Ovulation Date .
- Lunacycle Automatically calculates your period Cycle based on your last two cycle dates.
- Lunacycle has a proper charted Calendar that helps you record your period start/end, Intercourse safe and unsafe dates (natural contraception method) , Pill and BBT,
- Lunacycle also calculates your Weight, Body Fat and Symptom during your menstrual cycle.
2) Skin –
Lunacycle helps in skin care by giving valuable tips on how to do and what to do. A lot of women experience skin breakouts and dryness and roughness during the cycle. Sometimes these breakout clear on their own as the cycle ends, but sometimes they continue to be there. Lunacycle can provide you with valuable tips for such incidences.
3) Effective Diet –
Those women who are on a constant run to lose weight , would notice a sudden weight gain right before the cycle. Generally a women can gain 1- 3 kgs of weight just before the cycle. This weight is lost by the 5th day of the cycle. Lunacycle will help you by letting you know how to tackle that gained weight and how to tackle the bloated feeling during your cycles with effective diet tips.
4) Beauty –
Lunacycle helps you by giving beauty tips too. Your beauty depends a lot on the hormonal levels inside the body. Lunacycle would help you by knowing what hormone is in more effect during that phase of your cycle, and how it can enhance your beauty. This will not only help you in understanding your body better, but also help you in looking beautiful.
5) Physical –
Lunacycle also helps by predicting how your moods going to be on that day based on the hormonal control on the body .
The added feature of this application is that, you can even share this information with your spouse or boyfriend, so that you aren’t questioned “are you on your periods” every time during a disagreement! What a relief right?
So women up! Take control of your lives, be informed that your menstrual cycle maintains a delicate balance, so it’s good to be aware that gaining a large amount of weight or exercising excessively and losing a significant number of pounds, can impact your production of hormones Stay healthy, stay happy with Lunacycle!!Oh and yes like all good things, Lunacycle is free to use!!