Holy Hormones! Neurological Disease and Deaths on Rise in Women

Holy Hormones Journal! Neurological disease and deaths are starting to appear at a younger age. This is due to the lack of nutrition getting to the brain affecting hormone production and balance – and subsequently the endocrine and immune systems.  How many of you are living in a brain fog – or a drug induced Continue Reading …

Female Mystique: The Three Phases of Eve©

Women’s hormone cycles are not just a cyclical pain; they are our integral link to all the other cycles in life. Our cycles are so much more than hormones “raging” through our bodies. Your hormone cycle earns you the right to be a healer, a spiritualist, and a wise woman, respected by all. Living with your cycle instead of against it or denying it – gives you the freedom to “be”; to laugh, to cry, to change your mind, your career, your relationship or lifestyle and to know the reason why!

Hormones Directly Linked to Mental Health

WOMEN’S hormones and incidents of depression can go together, says a leading professor.

And women who claim that they have premenstrual tension, or who are depressed during perimenopause are not making it up, she emphasises.

Severity of Asthma Affected by Hormone Cycle Fluctuations

Researchers found “pronounced” symptom variations during the menstrual cycle in women with asthma, and say the findings suggest women might need tailored medication regimes.

Hormonal Imbalance Anxiety a Precursor to Other Health Issues

When anxiety turns into an ongoing sense of apprehension, or begins to manifest as debilitating fear, it may be due to personality disorder or a hormonal imbalance. It’s important to determine the cause of your anxiety and determine how to treat it.

Seeking Links to Bipolar Disorder, Pregnancy and Hormones

“There is no period in a woman’s life when the risk of relapse of bipolar disorder is as high as in the postpartum period. This is in sharp contrast to pregnancy, when women may experience an improvement in their symptoms,” Sharma said. “If we fail to understand the effect of pregnancy on bipolar disorder, we will fail to understand bipolar disorder.”

Pineal Gland – Stairway to Heaven?

On a physiological level, the Pineal is activated by light, and controls the various biorhythms of the body through the secretion of the hormone melatonin. It is integral to the life cycle and sends signals to the reproductive system set a child’s birth in motion.

Ancient Wisdom: Menstruation and the Lunar Cycle

Some believe that it is possible for a woman to have two fertile times during her menstrual cycle: the first occurring when she ovulates and the second according to her lunar phase fertility period.

Many American Women Use Birth Control Pills for Noncontraceptive Reasons

Health News Digest

By Staff Editor
Nov 15, 2011 – 9:37:55 AM

[Guttmacher_7_1] The most common reason U.S. women use oral contraceptive pills is to prevent pregnancy, but 14% of pill users—1.5 million women—rely on them exclusively for noncontraceptive purposes. The study documenting this finding, “Beyond Birth Control: The Overlooked Benefits of Oral Contraceptive Pills,” by Rachel K. Jones of the Guttmacher Institute, also found that more than half (58%) of all pill users rely on the method, at least in part, for purposes other than pregnancy prevention—meaning that only 42% use the pill exclusively for contraceptive reasons.

Sleepy and Depressed

The Star.com
Sunday October 23, 2011

CIRCADIAN rhythm disorders driven by changes in the sleep-wake cycle has been identified as one of the major causes of depression, the fourth most disabling disease in Malaysia, affecting up to 10% of the population.

Misdiagnosis and/or sub-optimal treatment of depression and the relatively little attention paid to changes to circadian rhythms that control physical, mental and behavioural patterns that follow roughly a 24-hour cycle is further hampering treatment of this malady.