Estrogen stimulates the growth of neurons, and even repairs damaged neurons. Some of the well documented effects of estrogen on the human brain include: protection from amyloid protein (Alzheimer’s) and injury due to loss of blood flow or even low blood sugar. Estrogen stimulates the growth of neurons, promotes branching, and even repairs damaged [...]
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Change is inevitable, and everyone’s hormones slowly dry up. Bones begin to crumble in the urine, skin thins and wrinkles, and many other signs unpleasantly appear which signal that the life giving sex hormones are slowly disappearing. It begins very insidiously with feeling warmish, first at night, then all the time. [...]
The Unknown Natural Tranquilizer and Sleep Enhancer “So amazing”, said the 38 y/o woman, “that my depression and crying stopped after the progesterone prescription!” She also slept more soundly and so was less tired. Her menstrual cycles which had been somewhat erratic, a week late or early, and were now regular. Shana, not her [...]
A DEFICIENCY OF HORMONES WITH MULTI-SYSTEM EFFECTS Hot flashes, vaginal dryness, memory loss, bone loss, tooth loss, skin wrinkling, irregular heart beat, mood changes—menopause impacts the entire body. But the number one symptom that drives women to their doctor is the hot flash. “I was showing a million dollar property and suddenly [...]
Vitamin B12 is an essential nutrient for the body, and is needed to protect DNA and RNA, support energy, protect nerve and brain cells, stimulate serotonin production, contribute to red blood cell formation, support immune function, and maintain a positive mood. There are two forms of vitamin B12 that you’re likely to come across – [...]
In my free, 15 minute consultation, women usually tell me about the subtle and not-so-subtle changes they can feel and see in their bodies, usually beginning in their 30s. They come to see me because I will listen. Beginning with three to four hours of interviews and a careful review of each woman’s history to [...]
Last month, Natural News told readers the truth about a much ballyhooed previous study which, according to the inaccurate reporting by mainstream media, meant taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements (almost always in the form of fish oil) was a waste of money and did nothing to protect health (http://www.naturalnews.com). In fact, the study was not [...]
Symptoms of an imbalance may include hot flashes, insomnia, irritability, memory loss, fatigue, low energy, mood swings, dry skin, vaginal dryness, decreased libido, and erectile dysfunction. Decrease or loss of immune system responses, slow or incomplete healing after a sprain, strain or related musculoskeletal injury, muscle aches, loss of bone density, blood pressure changes, increased [...]
Daily production of testosterone in women is around 20-30 times less than the levels found in men, but the importance of this hormone in women is just as high as our male counterpart. Conventional medical doctors (or even your gynaecologist for that matter) do not necessarily check your testosterone levels, so recognizing symptoms and [...]
Symptoms of perimenopause, or lack of progesterone relative to estradiol, may be very minor in some women with only sleep disturbance. Other women with more symptomatic complaints of moodiness may be prescribed an antidepressant or sleeping pills. I have seen this type of patient at the 15 minute free consult. “I don’t know if you [...]