BCP – Symbol of Independence or Control?

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Holy Hormones Journal: Time to re-post my favorite Germaine Greer quote: “A woman’s body is the battlefield where she fights for liberation. It is through her body that oppression works, reifying her, sexualizing her, victimizing her, disabling her.”The Whole Woman, 1999 Ever wonder why you feel in the dark?  That is because women’s history –THE Continue Reading …

Linking BCP’s to Crohn’s Disease

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Holy Hormones Journal: Warning turn down your devices’ volume before you read the article in full. Anyone getting tired of the perpetual advertising on the Internet? Ok I digress – time to get back on track. But really…. Synthetic hormones and gastrointestinal disorders. Disturbing at best for so many – and this study was published Continue Reading …

Can Maternal Thyroid Health Affect a Child’s IQ?

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Holy Hormones Journal: I was shocked to find this article and You Tube video as I was perusing the news this morning. The video interview is very compelling and underscores, once again, the importance of the sacred endocrine system.  Why am I shocked? Because if this man’s research is true – we are in trouble. Continue Reading …

Birth Control Given to 10 Year Old Girls

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Holy Hormones Journal: You know sometimes you read things and shake your head saying this cannot be possible. I agree with the author that putting little girls on this type of LARC – (Long-Acting Reversible Contraception) at the tender age of 10 will indeed put them at risk for sexual abuse and rape. And I Continue Reading …

What is the Real Agenda Behind Bayer’s ‘Break Up with the Pill’ Campaign?

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Holy Hormones Journal: One really has to ask what this yoga health class with a relationship expert and a physician to discuss contraception, sex, and intimacy is all about. Why is a pharmaceutical company going to six universities in Canada in the first place. And why is this article in a publication called “Marketing?” Does Continue Reading …

Oral Contraceptives and the Autism Link

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Holy Hormones Journal: On February 12, I posted this article entitled Autoimmune Disease, Mercury, BCP’s, and Autism, reflecting on the number of important articles that crossed my desk that day. One of the most important was an abstract published in December last year linking birth control pills to autism. My friend and esteemed colleague, Chandler Continue Reading …

Autoimmune Disease, Mercury, BCP’s, and Autism

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Holy Hormones Journal: This post is a compilation of studies and articles that came across my desk today. I think the most important article is an abstract published in December last year linking birth control pills to autism. Most of you are aware that I have been very involved on two separate issues: vaccinations and Continue Reading …

What if Depression isn’t REALLY Depression?

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Holy Hormones Journal: Depression that pervasive word that everyone fears. But what if depression isn’t what you have been told it is. What is does feel like is falling down the rabbit hole of your brain – not knowing how to get out… or even knowing how to get out. No light at the end Continue Reading …

Pill is Still Dominant Choice for Contraception – and other Meanderings

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Holy Hormones Journal: Truly this article was written by a man. Choice of words like ‘dominant – and the ensuing analysis kind of makes me feel like (if I was menstruating) like a statistic instead of a woman choosing not to get pregnant. I think this article is important  for a couple of reasons: 1. Continue Reading …

Husbands Beware: Women Coming off Contraception May No Longer be Attracted to You

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Holy Hormones Journal: If coming off the hormone contraceptives affects how a woman perceives her husband’s attractiveness – then shouldn’t we be wondering about what the pill is doing to women’s minds? How can that even be good for women. Many women even question who they are coming off the pill. Women even question who Continue Reading …