Teen Girls – Suicide on the Rise

Holy Hormones Journal: Teen suicides are sad to see – period. There are so many factors that might play into this tragedy – including bullying, poverty – violence against women – and violence in general. I guess if 1 in 3 women will be abused in their lifetime – one must ask if these girls Continue Reading …

Dr. Kelly Brogan on Taking Antibiotics During Pregnancy

Holy Hormones Journal: Dr. Kelly Brogan has written a fabulous article on the now known dangers of taking antibiotics during pregnancy. I have followed her for many years and as I have watched her develop her thoughts and views – I am also so very pleased that she is tying them into the spiritual aspect Continue Reading …

ACOG Recommends Menstrual Management for Teens

Holy Hormones Journal: Yes, I agree – menstruation is a vital sign of teen health – however, what I am wary of is menstrual management at an early age for girls who may not need that type of medical intervention. And being the well-informed skeptic that I am – I also see this as a Continue Reading …

Man Guide to Menstruating Female

Holy Hormones Journal: Talk about a picture speaking a 100 words – and in this case add in “The Last Straw” as the image was so aptly titled. Yes, hormonal fluctuations can affect a woman’s life, mood and state of mind. That is why my co-author and I wrote our book “Understanding Your Mind, Mood Continue Reading …

Does Your Partner Experience “Man Periods?”

Holy Hormones Journal: My colleague, Dr. Jed Diamond was in the news this week. Big time… his research on man periods was blasted through the media – was well received by some and ridiculed by others. I course, extended an invitation for Dr. Diamond to join me on my radio podcast… and we just set Continue Reading …

The Risks of Egg-Farming – One Woman’s Story

Holy Hormones Journal:  A young Korean woman shares her story about her experience with egg-farming and the use of “foreign” hormones during her endeavor. Although she turned over her eggs for a huge sum of money – she also risked her relationship. Wonder how much of her experience with synthetic hormones were affected by her 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 Identity, Betrayal, and Hysterectomized Women

Holy Hormones Journal: A new word has been added to my vocabulary “hysterectomized” – rhymes with victimized, demoralized, demonized, ostracized, stigmatized, and castracized – get the picture? Harsh? I would say not for the most common gyn surgery around the world. Who the hell deemed that taking out our uterus would cure ort emotional and Continue Reading …

Dangers of Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

Holy Hormones Journal: In 2012, Frederick vom Saal called for the  FDA to ban BPA, endocrine disruptors. 14 years earlier, Dr. Vom Saal was interviewed by PBS. I became aware of Vom Saal’s work through Victoria Thorn, a recent radio guest. Vom Saal attended the Contraceptive Conundrum conference this past August. Those presentation should be archived Continue Reading …

Is the “Ick” Factor a Reason to Eliminate Your Period?

Holy Hormones Journal: Is this really the direction women are heading in? It almost sounds like their is a society push for women to become trans-gendered… a female in a body that does not identify with its most inherent and sacred act – menstruation. That is the push… teen girls on synthetic hormones for decades… but Continue Reading …