Hot News Flash: Menopause Medicalization on Horizon

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Holy Hormones Journal: Let’s get serious. First women in prepubescence, adolescence, womanescence are sexualized – and when we hit menopause we are put out to pasture and medicalized. Get it?  As I mentioned in my comment on the article – it takes years of endocrine system break down to determine the severity of menopause, which Continue Reading …

Dr. Kelly Brogan’s Take on ‘That Naughty Little Pill’

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Holy Hormones Journal:  The pill – yeah, you know which one we are talking about. The ‘magic’ bullet that will right every woman’s wrongs. WRONG. What was intended to save women from unwanted pregnancies (because err, um of the men in our lives who violate our bodies – who will not keep their pants zipped Continue Reading …

14 Reasons Why Birth Control Pills are ‘Drug Muggers’

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Holy Hormones Journal:  Although this article is over a year old – the information is still timely, relevant and extremely important. Women (and men too for that matter) are being put on synthetic hormones and medications that rob our body’s of vital nutrients. BCP’s delete vital nutrients that support endocrine – and especially thyroid function. Continue Reading …

Breastfeeding Lowers Children’s Risk of Chronic Inflammation, and Disease

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Holy Hormones Journal: Is it possible that your chronic inflammation, cardiac issues and autoimmune disorders may be linked to whether or not your mother breast fed you? This is serious. Then again, our health is totally dependent on the health of our mothers – in particular – and her genetic line. Women who are exploring Continue Reading …

“Yes-it-Does-Wait-No-it-Doesn’t” Approach to BCP Link to Breast Cancer Not Acceptable

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Holy Hormones Journal: A study found a 50% to 60% increase in the incidence of breast cancer due to birth control pill use – and women are being advised not to change their prescription? Guess I agree with that – however, I would add instead of changing your RX – get off of the pill. Continue Reading …

Comparing the IUD to the Psychic Pain of One Bad Sexual Romp

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Holy Hormones Journal: Researchers take: “If all you’ve heard about the device is that it’s dangerous, even immoral — who has the time or energy it would take to change your mind? We’ve got stuff to do.” Ok – so I jumped on one piece of logic that Melissa Dahl used to describe why the Continue Reading …

7,000 Women’s Pelvic Exams Recorded by MD with Concealed Camera

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Holy Hormones Honey! This is indeed a woman’s worst nightmare. Shame and violation – lack of informed consent – degradation and humiliation. Can anyone think of other words I might have missed? How does a woman prevent this from happening? Seek out another woman MD for your pelvic exam. A woman you can trust. Set up Continue Reading …

Can Hysterectomies Spread Uterine Cancer?

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Holy Hormones Journal:New cancer fears for women who have experienced a type of hysterectomy that involves ‘morcellation’ – a method of splitting open the uterus with a power tool. Common sense would dictate that opening the uterus after cancer cells have been detected is like opening Pandora’s box. Doctors are now calling for a ban Continue Reading …

Femcare Industry Sells Toxic Products for Your Hygiene Needs

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Holy Hormones Journal: Here is another great product developed for women to be light and carefree – wearing white swimsuits, playing tennis – riding a white horse into the sunset or jumping into the surf in her white bikini – thanks to the manufacturers who have made our lives so fresh, clean and easy.  And Continue Reading …

The ‘Pill’ and Stroke – One Woman’s Story

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Holy Hormones Journal: This woman’s story was part of the Weekend Links sent by the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research. How many other women have experienced a similar adverse event to the birth control pill? Remember we are the medical experiments. And the birth control pill has been called in largest uncontrolled experiment in medical Continue Reading …