Menstruation A Reproductive Rights Issue – Ask A Woman in Prison

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Holy Hormones Journal: What is it about shaming women? Every step we take the patriarchy is quick to remind and remand us over our menstrual blood. Incarcerating women and then withholding femcare products is a human rights violations. Forcing women to wear stained clothes instead of providing them sanitary products is cruel and unusual but Continue Reading …

Study: Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals Causing Genital Defects in Boys

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Holy Hormones Journal: Are we falling down the rabbit hole or what? Chemical exposure and its affect on our body happens in stages. In some, those stages might be slow – in others the stages might occur rapidly. That really does not matter – the fact that it is happening scares the hell out of Continue Reading …

Down the Rabbit Hole: Teen Girl Suicides Soar

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Holy Hormones Journal: Usually, I would have a lot to say about this topic – but sadness overcomes the power of words. But let’s see if indeed the pen is mightier than the sword.  Many of you have heard me say – or have read in my blog this Native American proverb: “A nation is Continue Reading …

Should We be Sweating over Hot Flashes?

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Holy Hormones Journal: Well, this study came out of left field. We have all dealt with hot flashes – some more than others – but now researchers are linking  nightly flushes to stroke and other brain flow problems. We have all come to except that we are hormonally imbalanced, however, our use and overuse of Continue Reading …

Will Women Lose the Ability to Have a Natural Birth?

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Holy Hormones Journal: This is what medicalization is – other than in a ‘life-saving’ situation, of course.  When we interfere with the natural process of birth – including using synthetic hormones to induce labor – we disrupt the body’s natural process. C-sections prevent the last vaginal immune boost a baby needs. Both mother and child’s Continue Reading …

Dr. Margarita Ochoa-Maya: Time to be Proactive about Chronic Endocrine Disorders ~ June 17

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Unfortunately, Dr. Ochoa-Maya’s schedule did not permit her to join me on Wednesday night. So I have posted an earlier radio interview. We will be re-scheduling this show for another time. Stay tuned! Dr. Margarita Ochoa-Maya  Time to be Proactive and Personal about Chronic Endocrine Disorders June 17 7pm ET – 4 pm PT The Continue Reading …

FDA Advisory Panel OK’s Antidepressant as “Female Viagra”

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Holy Hormones Journal: Leonore Tiefer, founder of the New View Campaign, and guest on a recent radio show Leonore Tiefer, PhD: The Marketing of Female Sexual Dysfunction (FSD), was a guest author on this article. This new drug – once an antidepressant denied by the FDA because of a lack of safety studies, has now Continue Reading …

Menstrual Leave – Emancipation or Reverse Sexism?

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Holy Hormones Journal: This is an excellent article that not only examines both sides of the menstrual leave issue – but also provides an insight into other countries with this type of leave for women; at the same timing noting that these countries do not have adequate sick leave policies to begin with. Once again, Continue Reading …

Will PCOS Affect the Health of your Baby?

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Holy Hormones Journal: The answer, sadly is yes.  On May 11, 2015, Susan London wrote an article for Medscape Medical News entitled: Maternal PCOS Linked to Poorer Health of Offspring. Unless you register with Medscape you will not be able to access the article. Maternal polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) may have long-lasting adverse health consequences Continue Reading …

Jennifer Aldoretta- In the Groove with her New Fertility App on June 3

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Wednesday night’s radio interview with Jennifer Aldoretta is now archived here and on the TLB Radio Network . The Groove app will change your life and put you back in trust of your body. Consensual informed consent for you and your partner on your reproductive outcomes. No synthetic hormones. No medical interventions. Jennifer Aldoretta In Continue Reading …