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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Chris Bobel, PhD: Menstruation – The Year in Review

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Chris Bobel, president of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research and I had so much fun on this podcast. Who would have thought that we would have been talking about menstruation – (well, I always talk about that) but extolling the virtues of this natural cycle? Noting how many times the “menstruation” and menstrual activism 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 …