HPV vaccine dangers impacting uptake

Holy Hormones Journal: My late father who was a pharmaceutical packing salesman for a manufacturing plant in New Jersey – sat me down one day when I was a teenager and sadly said: “Never believe everything that is being advertised.” I am sure he heard of his fair share of pharma inside stories over two Continue Reading …

Drug-Induced Mortality Among White Women Increasing in US

Holy Hormones Journal: This is the result of the message women receive throughout their reproductive years – when they are trying to explain anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation or an adverse reaction to a vaccine or LARCs – “long-acting reversible contraception” – the type of birth control containing synthetic hormones that are dripping this chemical concoction Continue Reading …

Catholic Church bans LARCs because of side effects

  Holy Hormones Journal:  I have to admit that as a young feminist this stance that the church is taking on birth control would have enraged me. But you have heard me say (via words) that the right to have access to birth control to choose when and where and if we want to have Continue Reading …

Back to School – IUDs, Implants & Your Adolescent Daughter

  Holy Hormones Journal: So what does going back to school have to do with IUD’s and teens? Well, last year 1,300 adolescent (as young as 12) and teen girls were inserted with an IUD, implanted synthetic hormone releasing rods or injected with synthetic hormones with the birth control vaccine, Depo Provera without parental consent. Continue Reading …

Study: BPA Exposure Alters Genome in Fetal Mice – Higher Risk of Estrogen Related Disease in Adolescence

Holy Hormones Journal: Not the article one would want to find on a Sunday afternoon. But then again, one we knew was coming. BPA was initially considered for use as a sex hormone drug. It’s actually acts like the hormone produced in a woman’s ovaries, it’s an estrogen. And it’s essentially like a drug in Continue Reading …

US Fertility Rate Lowest Ever

Holy Hormones Journal: My biggest jitter is that the drop in fertility in the U.S. is being blamed on the “Great Recession” of 2008. I think that is whitewashing the real issue for the rise in infertility rates. Let’s face it – drop in birth rates and rise in infertility rates are two side of Continue Reading …

Are You Progesterone Deficient? One Woman’s Story…

Holy Hormones Journal: Jane with Ayda – introduced me to her blog and to the fertility trackers that she promotes. Ayda is a fertility tracker that helps you have a healthy pregnancy. Only worn at night, Ayda listens to your body while you sleep to precisely determine your fertile days and how you ovulate. I Continue Reading …

Household Chemicals, Endometriosis & Fibroids

Holy Hormones Journal: Hello, readers – I am so glad to see you are still here. Sometimes a writer has to take a moment to regroup and rest the brain and the fingers that do all the walking! I anticipated that my blog numbers would be way down in my silence….. however, they held steady over Continue Reading …

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 …

Choose Your Partner Well or You’ll Have Hell to Pay for

Holy Hormons Journal: Yes, the title is a play on the classic Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young song ” Teach Your Children Well”  – but the song is the first thing that popped into my mind as I began posting this blog. This is a complex article – but if you do not read past Continue Reading …