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Menstrual Irregularities and Menopause



A client sent me and article entitled MENSTRUAL IRREGULARITY AND MENOPAUSE, WHAT’S NORMAL, WHAT’S NOT? and asked me to post my responses to these questions.  Below you will see some of those questions and my answers.

 
Why is my menstrual cycle irregular?

Because your estrogen is too low (hypoestrogenism) and you can get it back to regular status by increasing your estrogen my stimulating your ovaries into production provided your ovaries are healthy. You do this with a nutrient dense diet (no processed foods or sugar), daily physical activity (break a sweat),...

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PMS: Where Dr. Hyman Gets It Wrong



Many people love Dr. Mark Hyman and being the Godfather of Functional Medicine, he has a real following of women and practitioners that look up to him for advice and direction. I’ve had the privilege to listen to Dr. Hyman lecture on numerous occasions over the past 15 years, and find most of his teachings enlightening with the exception of one, estrogen and estrogen deficiency conditions such as PMS.  Dr. Hyman talks about estrogen with little knowledge and clinical experience in advanced hormone therapies.  He's not a hormone specialist and prescribes very low doses for...

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Hormonal Contraception And Suicide



Hormonal Contraception And Suicide, everyone's taking about it and posting it all over social media, and here is my two cents about it.  One thing I found in my years of research is that you can find a study to support just about anything even when it comes to hormonal contraception use, depression, and suicide. One study from The American Journal of Psychiatry1 entitled, Association of Hormonal Contraception with Suicide Attempts and Suicide concludes, “Use of hormonal contraception was positively associated with subsequent suicide attempt and suicide. Adolescent women...

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Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy



Birth Control Makes Women Unattractive and Crazy. This is the headline by Milo Yiannopoulos that stirred up a lot of controversy for Steve Bannon and Breitbart News. It’s been all over the news as a reason to turn against Steve Bannon hoping to expose his true character with what he allows on this news site. Most of my readers know I’ve extensive professional education and research in Hormone Medicine, worked over a decade in a Hormone Medicine Specialty clinic, and launched a Hormone Medicine research foundation working with hundreds of women of all ages, and virtually every...

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50 Symptoms of Menopause



Suzanne Somers talks about the Seven Dwarves of Menopause but really there are many more than seven. We’re finding there are more symptoms to menopause then we once thought. I’ve been working with menopausal patients for about ten years in a menopause specialty practice, and have heard and seen symptoms of menopause than are not recognized by organizations such as the Menopause Society. There are about 50 symptoms most women experience due to declining estrogen and eating the Standard American Diet (SAD). We’re seeing that estrogen deficiencies are at the root of many...

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