Holy Hormones Journal: Keep the weeds out of your lawn and and become infertile. Two for one. Roundup another – toxic endocrine disruptor. Another money maker for Monsanto – not to mention the IVF industry. Another effort at population control? No, you say – that is horrific. I say, think again. “What is a weed? Continue Reading …
Holy Hormones Journal: Estrogen by any other name – in this case BPA – is still estrogen. This study backs up my theory that menarche is the most fragile time of a woman’s life. Especially since, the authors did not find hormone related obesity in girls older than 12 or in boys in the same Continue Reading …
My colleague, Richard Diaz author of Illness Defined shared this You Tube with me on how the heavy metal mercury skews hormone production and balance
Prior research has raised some concerns over the presence of lead in lipstick, but the new study is the first to suggest that many popular lip products also contain lips redcadmium, chromium, aluminum and other metals — some at levels that may be harmful.
In addition to the traditionally acknowledged risk factors for breast cancer (age, reproductive history, genetic profile, obesity, alcohol intake, smoking, etc.), scientists are increasingly coming to understand that many chemicals commonly found in products we use daily may also be contributing to the very high incidence of breast cancer.
Excess estrogen levels during pregnancy can disable, in their daughters, a powerful breast cancer tumor suppressor gene, say researchers at Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. They found the DNA repair gene BRCA1 to be silenced in one year-old girls exposed to a high hormonal fetal environment.
Sound fishy you say? Not so – the amount of estrogen mimickers that are getting into the water streams is alarming and causing the feminization of male fish. Not just for estrogen in birth control – as we were told years ago – but now from a variety of products that we use on a daily basis. The biggest culprit is BPA in plastic. How many water bottles, food wrapping and even fishing equipment (plastic bob) are tossed into the water?
New Haven, Conn. – A new study has linked exposure to two common perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs) with osteoarthritis. PFCs are used in more than 200 industrial processes and consumer products including certain stain- and water-resistant fabrics, grease-proof paper food containers, personal care products, and other items.