Hormones

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Non-Hormonal Treatments for Hot Flashes

Women in early menopause or perimenopause are most familiar with hot flashes: they’re generally understood to occur with declining estrogen levels. Occasionally I’ll see a still-menstruating woman who experiences hot flashes in the week or two before her period (when estrogen levels are declining), too—though this is much less common. [...]

Podcast: Interview with Dr. Lara Briden: The Period Repair Manual

In today's podcast, I interviewed my colleague all the way in New Zealand, Dr Lara Briden, author of The Period Repair Manual. A few goodies we promised you in this episode: Toni Weschler's wonderful book, Taking Charge of Your Fertility, on the Fertility Awareness Method. The Daysy fertility awareness thermometer [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:32:24-07:00January 27th, 2017|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Podcast: Interview with Dr. Lara Briden: The Period Repair Manual

Podcast: Bound vs Free Hormones, and Why You Should Check Both

Today's episode comes from this article: Bound vs Free Hormones, and Why You Should Check Both  My book, "How to Be Healthy, Body, Mind, and Spirit is now available in audiobook, as well as in print and in e-book format! Please write in with episode suggestions--I will definitely take them into [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:33:31-07:00September 21st, 2016|Categories: Podcast|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Podcast: Bound vs Free Hormones, and Why You Should Check Both

How Caffeine Affects Your Hormones

Before I tackle this subject, I’ll be honest: I love coffee. I wrote here on the pluses and minuses of caffeine and the pluses of coffee itself, caffeine notwithstanding. I expanded here on the mounting evidence that coffee consumption in moderation decreases the risk of many chronic diseases. But about that “in moderation” [...]

By |2017-05-30T07:36:52-07:00October 31st, 2014|Categories: Articles|Tags: , |3 Comments

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