Estrogens

What Causes Chemo- or Endo-Brain in Breast Cancer Patients?

When Elizabeth Stepp, a corporate litigator in Dallas, learned she had breast cancer, one of her greatest fears about the impending chemotherapy …

Cancer

Scientist Claims Man Flu Is Real And Nothing To Sneeze At, Men Are Not Just ‘Wimps’

For years the subject of “man flu” has been the subject of endless humor, often from women. When a man has the sniffles or a cold it is often branded …

Viral

Man Flu Is a Real Thing, Says Highly Reputable Doctor

The Oxford Living Dictionary defines “man flu” as “A cold or similar minor ailment as experienced by a man who is regarded as exaggerating the …

Health

Timeless Muscle: 5 anti-aging foods to add to your diet

As our bodies age, they go through an array of changes that might make us feel older than we really are. Muscle mass starts to break down, GH and …

Nutrition

Self, Care: My time away has not been voluntary

I have to excuse myself for another long break away from posting. I don’t know what’s worse, problems happening all at once or one immediately after …

Emotions

A Deeper Look Into Hormonal Therapies for Metastatic Breast Cancer

Hormonal therapies are often the first step in treating metastatic breast cancer, at least for those who have tumors which are estrogen receptor …

Cancer

Your ultimate guide to choosing and using contraception

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just starting to think about contraception, there’s no doubt it can seem overwhelming to think about all the …

Pregnancy

Is Hormone Therapy Safe During Menopause?

For many older women, menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, dry mucosa, and insomnia can be treated effectively with hormone therapy. But …

Health

Monophasic birth control: Types, benefits, and side effects

Monophasic birth control pills are a form of contraception. They contain equal amounts of the hormones estrogen and progestin for an entire monthly …

Health

Why you probably shouldn't eat your placenta after pregnancy

Photo: iStock<p>In almost all mammals, the placenta – the organ that develops in pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the baby and remove waste …

Pregnancy

No, you shouldn't eat your placenta, here's why

In almost all mammals, the placenta – the organ that develops in pregnancy to provide oxygen and nutrients to the baby and remove waste products – is …

Pregnancy

Drinking Just This Much Alcohol Can Seriously Mess with Your Hormones

We all have different ways to indulge and unwind, and for many people, alcohol is definitely on that list. And while lots of research has shown a …

Health

Sex differences a rich field for UCLA multiple sclerosis researcher

An early-career experience shaped Dr. Rhonda Voskuhl’s work investigating why some diseases behave differently in females and males.

Medicine

Harvard Study: Pasteurized Milk From Industrial Dairies Linked to Cancer

The truth has once again shaken the foundation of the ‘American Tower of Babel’ that is mainstream science, with a new study out of Harvard …

Agriculture

More Natural Medicines on FDA’s Chopping Block

The FDA’s Pharmacy Compounding Advisory Committee (PCAC) is holding another meeting, this time to decide the fate of resveratrol and pregnenolone, …

Aloe

Are Your Estrogen Levels Off? Here's How To Tell + Exactly What To Do About It

Take charge of your hormones and live your best life....

Wellness

Bad news for beer drinkers

Boys, if you’re a big fan of beer, we’ve got bad news for you.<p>The hops used in your favorite drink could be giving you man boobs.<p>That’s because hops …

Beer

This Super-"Healthy" Food Is Messing With Your Hormones

Here's what to eat instead....

Wellness

Perimenopause - Symptoms and causes

Overview<p>Perimenopause means "around menopause" and refers to the time during which your body makes the natural transition to menopause, marking the …

Health

How to Optimize Hormone Levels for Great Skin, a Healthy Body in Your 30s

IMAGE iStock<p>Your 30s can be bittersweet. Just as you are coming more into your own and feeling stronger in your identity, your body begins to show …

Wellness

Pregnancy-Related Migraines Are Real, And They Are Awful

I have been a migraine sufferer since my early 20s, when I started getting migraines with aura. I seriously thought I was having a stroke at first …

Pregnancy

How Much Booze Do You Have To Drink To Mess With Your Hormones?

Is your glass-a-day habit helping or hurting you?...

Wellness

You Might Be Low in This Hormone and Not Even Know It

what is estrogen & why is it important?<p>According to Pate, estrogen is a female hormone that's naturally produced by the body (the version in hormonal …

Wellness

Guest Post: The Dangers of Estrogen Dominance in Men

The Dangers of Estrogen Dominance in Men by Sean Ward Males are biologically made to produce testosterone at a higher level than women. However, …

Wellness

Triple Positive Breast Cancer: When Your Tumor Is ER+, PG+, and HER2+

You’ve probably heard about estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer and HER2 positive breast cancer. You may have also heard about triple negative …

Cancer

Menopause and estrogen affect muscle function

Estrogen acts as a regulator of muscle energy metabolism and muscle cell viability, research shows. Menopause leads to the cessation of ovarian …

Muscle

Coffee For MS – It's Wonderful!

If you’ve ever wondered why roughly twice as many women than men are diagnosed with MS every year, looking at ways that sugary coffee shields from …

Nutrition

Endometriosis

Published: April, 2015<p>Endometriosis is a painful condition caused by the growth of the endometrium — tissue that normally lines the inside of the …

Pain

What Can Orgasms Do for Your Skin?

Orgasms have benefits<p>It might be time to start saying “an orgasm a day keeps the doctor away” because besides feeling amazing, the Big O also has …

Women's Health

Migraines and Menopause: What's the Connection and How Do You Treat Them?

Wellness