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 …

Science Supports Concerns about the Birth Control Pill – So Why the Taboos?

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Science Supports Concerns about the Birth Control Pill – So Why the Taboos Against Discussing it with Doctors? I just listened to the short video on the Kick Starter campaign for the Sweetening the Pill documentary that we are supporting. Filmmakers,  Ricki Lake and Abby Epstein will investigate our current and future choices for contraception 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 …

Porn and the Emergence of Vajacials

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Holy Hormones Journal:  So women are now bowing to the porn industry for a new standard of femcare? Can this be real? Is there not a part of our body that is not being groomed for men? Birth of the vaginal beautification industry owes its ascendance to another pervasive influence: porn…” ~ MARILISA RACCO The 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 …

Govt Study: Low-Birth-Weight Infants at Risk for Adverse Events Post Routine Vaccination

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Holy Hormones Journal: Please share this important study with as many expectant parents as possible – so they can share it with their healthcare providers. Finally, a government sponsored study that shows that newborns who may be more vulnerable because of low-birth-weight are more at risk for experiencing a variety of immediate adverse events. Do 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 …

The surprisingly dramatic role of nutrition in mental health | Julia Rucklidge | TEDxChristchurch

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It’s not what we are and what we eat – it is what we are and what we absorb ~ Julia Rucklidge Published on Nov 10, 2014 This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. In this critically important talk, clinical psychologist Julia Rucklidge explores a range of Continue Reading …

Why the Vaccine Controversy is a Feminist Issue

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“As an American citizen, I support every other mother’s right to make healthcare decisions as she feels best for her individual child.” Holy Hormones Journal: This should be our mantra. Why shouldn’t women have this right? We know our children best? We know when they are healthy and we know when they are regressing in Continue Reading …