I'm an avid tracker of my hormones. I use an app created by Gabrielle Lichtman called HormoneHoroscope ( a wealth of information at hormonehoroscope.com). It's really useful and helps me stay on top of hormonal changes in my mood, sleep, energy and food cravings.
I noticed that my cravings for alcohol change during certain times of the month so I did a little digging and found this article:
This is really important information for women who want to temper their vices or are struggling with addiction. Hope folks find it useful!