About Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.

Is Menstruation our Friend or Foe?

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Holy Hormones Journal! Is it possible that how we feel about menstruation shapes our experience as menstruating women? The Society for Menstrual Cycle Research believes so. Years ago members published a paper citing research on how not only cultural attitudes, but media marketing affects our menstrual experience. That may be part of the equations – Continue Reading …

Chemicals Interfere with Hormones In Adults, Infants and Children

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Holy Hormones Journal: Although this article was written and posted in 2012, it is worth sharing with my readers. We have to come to the realization – and fast – that all of those chemicals that we are exposed to in our homes, schools and work places are interfering with our health in epidemic proportions. Continue Reading …

Study: Women on BCP’s have 40% Higher Risk of Getting Brain Cancer

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Holy Hormones Journal: Cancer – the result of the largest uncontrolled medical experiment in history. What people do not realize is that there are not only long terms effects from using synthetic hormones – but the ensuing hormone imbalance is passed in utero to our children. Their endocrine health is dependent on our endocrine health. Continue Reading …

Marcella Piper-Terry: #Measlesgate – Disease or Natural Immunity? Jan 28 on Holy Hormones Honey!

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#Measlesgate with Marcella Piper-Terry is now archived on The Liberty Beacon Town Crier site. Wake up world – not only the #vaccinated infecting the rest of use – they are the ones who are also chronically ill. Ronan Farrow, @RonanFarrow  and Whoopi Goldberg  @WhoopiGoldberg  it is time to get real. Stand with the mothers. Stand Continue Reading …

Bye, Bye, Pap Test – Hello, Cervical Cancer Test

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Holy Hormones Journal: Let’s examine (no pun intended) this new testing marketed to women. The pap test has been effective for over 40 years – and has significantly reduced the rate of cervical cancer.  The Columbus Dispatch had this to say about the change in screening: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved HPV Continue Reading …

What if Depression isn’t REALLY Depression?

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Holy Hormones Journal: Depression that pervasive word that everyone fears. But what if depression isn’t what you have been told it is. What is does feel like is falling down the rabbit hole of your brain – not knowing how to get out… or even knowing how to get out. No light at the end Continue Reading …

Mapping the Maternal Brain

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Holy Hormones journal: Finally, an article that I do not have to snark about, criticize, sound the alarm over – finally an article I can embrace with a resounding “Yes!” Mothering behavior does begin with biochemical reactions. The healthier the biochemical interactions, the healthier the emotions of mother – and the healthier the emotions are Continue Reading …

Judy Mikovits PhD: Leading the Charge into Medicine’s Holy War

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Plague: One Scientist’s Intrepid Search for the Truth about Human Retroviruses and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Autism, and Other Diseases, by Judy Mikovits PhD. My interview with Judy Mikovits PhD is now archived on my host page at The Liberty Beacon. What did we discuss? Implications of global warming and virus template replication. Mutated retroviruses that Continue Reading …

1 in 5 Women May Have Undergone Unnecessary Hysterectomy

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Holy Hormones Journal: Here is another wake up call – too late for some… 1 in 5  adds up to a lot of women walking around without their uterus. In the past, hysterectomies were performed because women beyond child-bearing years did not ‘need it’ anymore. Doesn’t anyone else see the absurdity in that thinking? Perhaps Continue Reading …

Bypassing the Handmaid’s Tale for the Bioengineered Womb

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Holy Hormones Journal:  Perhaps the Handmaid’s Tale was really meant to be the Cronemaid’s Tale? For those of you who might not be aware, feminist author Margaret Atwood, wrote a great prophetic work in 1998 entitled:  The Handmaid’s Tale -Atwood poses the question: “In the world of the near future, who will control women’s bodies?” Continue Reading …