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 …

Lizette: Coping with PMDD AND the Holidays on Nov 29

  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 …

DSM-5 Places Vulnerable Women in Chemical Straitjackets

Holy Hormones Journal: Jane Ussher has penned a brilliant article on the myth of women and madness – enforced by psychiatry’s bible – the  Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders (DSM-5). When one starts looking at the history of women and ‘madness/mental illness’ it is distressing at best.  Thousands of women have disappeared over Continue Reading …

1999 Study: Nutrient Deficiency Linked to PMS

Leslie Carol Botha: First we find out that synthetic hormones are linked to breast cancer and mortality AND then we find out that PMS – premenstrual syndrome is linked nutrient deficiency. And how many years have women been subjected to the “Take Two Valium and Go Home Honey, Syndrome?” Now young mothers are encouraged to go on Xanax to be better mommies. Is anyone else furious?