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 …

Risk of developing blood clots on hormonal birth control is real

Holy Hormones Journal – 95% of women of reproductive age in the US are on some form of contraception – and I am sure that the majority of the methods used are hormonal. I have recently become involved with my colleague’s project on conducting an independent analysis of birth control and blood clots. There are Continue Reading …

Holly Grigg-Spall on shared and birth control conversation

Holy Hormones Journal: Just because women fought for the right to control their bodies via access to contraception and abortion does not dis-include men from the conversation. And yet, that is exactly what has happened. And since the first synthetic hormonal contraceptives came on the market in the late 1960’s – women have bore the Continue Reading …

Mind Altering Effects of the Pill

  Holy Hormones Journal: There are so many things we have not known about the pill and other hormonal contraceptives over the years…but now that science has caught up with women’s intuition – we can certainly see the common sense side of the pill – which suppresses vital areas of the brain that can also Continue Reading …

Rise in syphilis and gonorrhea primes pump for STD vaccines

  Holy Hormones Journal: How do you measure the state of health of our nation? One way is by measuring the the increasing in sexually transmitted diseases. There are some who say that STD’s are the least of our concern – with all the the retroviruses, bacteria and other foreign toxins and parasites being passed Continue Reading …

Death by birth control

Holy Hormones Journal: Does birth control kill? This is a topic that is not being discussed readily enough. But there is enough of a concern that our friends at Hormones Matter have developed a birth control blood clot survey to try and understand the issue. Why? Because just like most major drug manufacturers there is Continue Reading …

Linking HPV Vaccination to Ovarian Failure

Holy Hormones Journal: Is your daughter’s fertility worth the risk of being inoculated against a virus that passes through most women’s bodies in less than 2 years? Without incident I might add. A virus that can be treated with probiotics to lessen the risk of cervical lesions?   PubMed Gruber N, et al. Curr Opin Continue Reading …

Foiled again – probiotics clear HPV related cervical lesions

  Holy Hormones Journal: Merck & Co was celebrated at a pharma industry gala and received and award for creating a market out of thin air. They sure as hell did. Glad I blogged about the event – because the link  is now dead to the original source. Funny how that happens. And it all Continue Reading …

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 …

Remembering the trauma of our grandmothers

“Eve ate the apple to regain her powers to know what she knew before she got held hostage in the wrong garden.” Source Holy Hormones Journal: Remembering is a big part of our healing… but how can we remember is our story is hidden – whitewashed from the books? Yes, this happened… and can you Continue Reading …