We Need to Talk about PMS

Holy Hormones Journal: We need to start talking about PMS. How many years and how many generations of millions of women have experienced premenstrual discomfort one a month – been laughed at, belittled, told its all in our head – when we damn well know – it is in our entire body. As feminist, and Continue Reading …

Hormones, Mental Health and Stigma

Holy Hormones Journal: The author makes a good point about women not being biologically inferior because of our hormones – but their is no doubt that the role they play is affecting women’s mental health. We cannot afford to be stigmatized. Hormone imbalance is becoming a very serious issue. Only we can take our physical Continue Reading …

Gender and Stress is there a Difference?

Holy Hormones Journal:This is a very important article. Dr. Diamond was very kind to answer my questions when I contacted her the day I read about her study. My initial question was about xenoestrogens (synthetic estrogen-mimicking hormones in the environment) and their influence on her study. The reply – was it is impossible to know. But Continue Reading …

The Premenstrual Phase w/o the Diagnosis

Holy Hormones Journal: My colleague Gabriella Guglielminotti Trivel wrote this excellent article about an important aspect of the premenstrual phase of our cycle that is often overlooked. We are so used to the medical terms for PMS and PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder), and the medical diagnosis, we forget that their might be an even deeper Continue Reading …

Evolutionary PMS Spin: Women become Unbearable to Get Rid of Unproductive Partners

Holy Hormones Journal:  “Discomfort … a woman suffering PMS has a reason, and it has everything to do with men.” Well, this sure puts a whole new spin on the ‘South Pacific’ movie song “I’m Gonna Wash that Man Right Out of my Hair – and send him on his way…” Have not been snarky Continue Reading …

Jane Ussher Rewrites the Script about Women’s ‘Biological Inferiority’

Holy Hormones Journal:  Please let me introduce you to a mentor and a woman’s whose work I highly respect, and who I had the honor to meet at the 2013 Society for Menstrual Cycle Research conference in New York City; Jane Ussher, Professor of Women’s Health Psychology at University of Western Sydney and MamaMia Scientist Continue Reading …

Hormone Health Breakthrough for an Incredible You

“I got my brain back. When I started taking EMPowerplus Q96, I would stay sharp the whole time and it was amazing. I loved how I felt. I stay present and focused.” ~ Testimonial   Holy Hormones Journal: I have been working with, educating and counseling women about their hormone related anxiety, depressions, PMS, PMDD, Continue Reading …

PMS Blamed on Bachelor Beauty’s Suicide

Holy Hormones Journal:     Holly Grigg-Spall, author of ‘Sweetening the Pill‘ emailed this article this morning asking if this was relevant to my work and research. A beautiful, talented young woman ended her life during the premenstrual phase of her cycle after her well-known celeb boyfriend breaks up with her.  That alone is devastating to someone Continue Reading …

Lawmaker Proposes Paid Confinement During Menstruation

Menstruation Now a Social AND Medical Problem – Holy Hormones Journal: Although the feminist in me wants to rage at the proposed law put forth by a Russian lawmaker to give the ‘fair sex’ suffering from hormone imbalance and menstrual discomfort – paid time off because they are less productive at work – all I Continue Reading …

Understanding Hormones, Mind, Mood, and Behaviors Crucial to Mental Health

Holy Hormones Journal – Read the headline below… what kind of nonsensical message does this send to women?  No you are NOT crazy – no – you do NOT have a psychological disorder – YES – you are experiencing hormone imbalance. NO – you do not need psycho meds.  YES- you do need nutrition targeted Continue Reading …