PMDD not in our heads but in cellular response to sex hormones

  Holy Hormones Journal: Well what a way to start the New Year – with news that women have been dying (yes, literally) to hear – that PMS and PMDD are not in their heads – but in their cellular response to their sex hormones – estrogen and progesterone. But is this really good news? Continue Reading …

PMDD and the Power of Menstruation

Holy Hormones Journal: Every now and then an interesting read synchronistically comes across my desk. I was beginning to follow what was going on with the Dakota Access Pipeline and the gathering of the tribes in protest of the government placing a pipeline on sacred lands without permission. I am sure you have heard of 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 …

An Eco Social Approach to Menstrual Management

Holy Hormones Journal: Leave to women to develop a sustainable healthy organic fem care products while reaching back to help other women. I think we are at the tip of the iceberg in beginning to understand how the chemically contaminated national brands have affected our mental and emotional health. Think about it. Most women place Continue Reading …

Hormones and Psychosis

Holy Hormones Journal: Psychosis – how many people do you know who are struggling with some form of this label? Not to mention the stigma that goes along with this diagnosis. Could psychosis, after all be related to hormones, adrenal fatigue and stress? Is psychosis due to hormone imbalance? Do we really need the drugs Continue Reading …

Is Menstruation a Disease?

Holy Hormones Journal: That we are even having this discussion saddens me beyond belief. The body is a vital organic network of organic rhythms and checks and balances. To alter one system will damage the rest. Suppressing menstruation is nothing short of sterilization. Giving up control of one’s body to the medical and pharmaceutical industries. Continue Reading …

Menstruation Hits Mainstream

Holy Hormones Journal – not to say that is has always been mainstream for women – and many of our partners and our children. Right – once a month pretty significant. And for many it is like a stream. But never in my journey of many moons over many years would I have ever have Continue Reading …

Study: Birth Control Linked to Low Libido

Holy Hormones Journal: At the crossroads between science and religion. Once considered a “miracle” so that women can control their fertility – it seems that targeting the brain with synthetic hormones has a myriad of side effects…including cancer. Not all women get cancer…. not all women experience low libido. What we really want to know is Continue Reading …

Voluntary Birth Control and the Corporate Altar of Climate Change

Holy Hormones Journal: – The well-written article by Jessica Prois for the Huffington Post was published during the Paris Climate Change Conference in November. I agree what we ought to be talking about population control – and climate change. As the author points out – people in the US are leaving much larger carbon footprints 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 …