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 …

Why is PMS so Misunderstood?

    Holy Hormones Journal: Just came across this article – and even though it is a year old – it is still poignant and true. Do not be swayed by the 5 to 8% of women have who experience PMDD – 5 to 8% of millions of women is a significant number. And for 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 …

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 …

We Need to Talk about PMS

Holy Hormones Journal: We need to start talking about PMS. How many years and how many generations of millions of women have experienced premenstrual discomfort one a month – been laughed at, belittled, told its all in our head – when we damn well know – it is in our entire body. As feminist, and Continue Reading …

Is Menstruation Having a Moment? #periodsarenotaninsult

Holy Hormones Journal: You could say that menstruation has come a long way baby. Back in the day, when I started out – no one talked about menstruation but me. On the radio. On the TV. Mind you this was before the Internet. Holy Hormones Honey! Was their ever life before the Internet? Methinks I Continue Reading …

Lizette: Coping with PMDD AND the Holidays on Nov 29

Listen to this audio archive program of Lizette: Coping with PMDD AND the Holidays on Nov 29

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  What a powerful and provocative interview. My guest Lizette was brutally and lovingly honest about living with PMDD. As I mentioned during the interview – in all my years (and they are adding up fast) of “preaching” about the importance of living with the menstrual cycle to prevent physical, mental and emotional issues – Continue Reading …

Why is Period Pain Ignored?

Holy Hormones Journal: Laura Beil has written an excellent commentary about the monthly period pain more and more women are experiencing – and the lack of treatment since the mid-1980’s when people were no longer interested. Perhaps there was a great push for going on birth control at that time – up until now… Perhaps, Continue Reading …

Dr. Raymond Singer: “Recognizing Neurotoxicity” Podcast on November 1

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My apologies to Dr. Raymond Singer for not getting this very important radio posted sooner. Once again, Dr. singer reminds us of the signs of neurotoxicty. We have to remove the stigmas of mental illness, violence, depression, fatigue – and wake up to the fact, the our health is being compromised by the heavy toxic Continue Reading …