Risk of developing blood clots on hormonal birth control is real

Holy Hormones Journal – 95% of women of reproductive age in the US are on some form of contraception – and I am sure that the majority of the methods used are hormonal. I have recently become involved with my colleague’s project on conducting an independent analysis of birth control and blood clots. There are Continue Reading …

Holly Grigg-Spall on shared and birth control conversation

Holy Hormones Journal: Just because women fought for the right to control their bodies via access to contraception and abortion does not dis-include men from the conversation. And yet, that is exactly what has happened. And since the first synthetic hormonal contraceptives came on the market in the late 1960’s – women have bore the Continue Reading …

Mind Altering Effects of the Pill

  Holy Hormones Journal: There are so many things we have not known about the pill and other hormonal contraceptives over the years…but now that science has caught up with women’s intuition – we can certainly see the common sense side of the pill – which suppresses vital areas of the brain that can also Continue Reading …

Rise in syphilis and gonorrhea primes pump for STD vaccines

  Holy Hormones Journal: How do you measure the state of health of our nation? One way is by measuring the the increasing in sexually transmitted diseases. There are some who say that STD’s are the least of our concern – with all the the retroviruses, bacteria and other foreign toxins and parasites being passed Continue Reading …

Death by birth control

Holy Hormones Journal: Does birth control kill? This is a topic that is not being discussed readily enough. But there is enough of a concern that our friends at Hormones Matter have developed a birth control blood clot survey to try and understand the issue. Why? Because just like most major drug manufacturers there is Continue Reading …

Netherlands: Involuntary BC for ‘Incompetent Mothers’

“Compulsory contraception will prevent children being born to women who are manifestly unfit for parenting.” BioEdge Holy Hormones Journal: What about incompetent fathers? Are they still allowed to sow their oats in other fertile playgrounds? And who is to decide who is incompetent or not? Learning difficulties (environmentally-induced neurological disorders) affects 1 in 46 children Continue Reading …

Depressed? On Birth Control?

Holy Hormones Journal: In 2015 the Institute for Women’s Policy Research released data on emerging health risks for  women in the US. Nos. 2 and 3 were mental health and suicide respectively. Disturbing. not to mention other analysis of CDC data showed that women are on par with premature deaths in Mexico – even though Continue Reading …

Catholic Church bans LARCs because of side effects

  Holy Hormones Journal:  I have to admit that as a young feminist this stance that the church is taking on birth control would have enraged me. But you have heard me say (via words) that the right to have access to birth control to choose when and where and if we want to have Continue Reading …

1,000’s of women experiencing Depo adverse reactions

Holy Hormones Journal: Depo Provera – the birth control vaccine one of the worst methods of birth control on the market – and one that is widely used globally. So for the hundreds of women who have posted questions on my blog about side effects on the shot or during withdrawal – and yes, it Continue Reading …

Is Depo Linked to Hashimoto’s?

Holy Hormones Journal: A woman reached out to me on a post I have on Depo wondering if the shot could be the cause of her developing Hashimoto’s and other autoimmune conditions. I did a quick search and came up with this information.  Take it as you will. If 10,000 women reported having side effects Continue Reading …