Hormone Fantasia

A great video -albeit lengthy on the importance of hormone regulation in our body. Hormones rule. We have a choice – we can let them rule us – or we can learn and Neuronco-rule with our hormones. It is as simple as that.
And why are we suppressing this beautiful integral system with synthetic hormone therapies? Does this even make sense in light of what we know – and intuitively feel?
We need to change the conversation. Instead of saying we are depressed, anxious, exhausted, fatigued, we need to realize that these are symptoms – emotional expressions of hormone imbalance.  No drugs or synthetics will right that wrong. Only education and healing – will bring this fundamental web of hormones into balance.
A little factoid – before neurotransmitters were renamed  – they were originally referred to as neurohormones.

The Fantastical World Of Hormones BBC DOCUMENTARY HQ

March 12, 2014

Many scientific findings are often dismissed by the public. Whether it is the severe importance of a particular diet or exercise, or the impact of stress and sleep deprivation on our bodies and thinking processes, we often turn our heads from the research, the numbers, and the findings. Such an observation, as broad as it may seem, can similarly be applied to our understanding of the hormones. Typically, when an individual is confronted with the term, “hormone,” he or she will think of emotional responses and sexual awakenings.

However, hormones do not relate only to emotional and sexual impulses. They are involved in our everyday occurrence, awakening, and development. Whether referring to our metabolism and appetite, or our emotional reactions to stimuli, or how we behave from situation to situation, hormones are involved in the performance.

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.