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Low Sex Drive In Women? Fix It Naturally II – Hormones

Naturally, hormones are complicated – just like women in general. There isn’t one sure-fire answer to the hormone – libido question, but there are a lot of variables and usually we can make an educated guess. Continue reading

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Estrogen Overload – Is This You?

Estrogen dominance is not a disease unto itself, but it is the underlying pattern behind many of the most common hormonally related problems. Essentially, the problem occurs because your estrogen is out of balance with progesterone for all or part of your cycle. That imbalance makes estrogen the strongest hormone in the picture. Here is an excerpt from the upcoming DIY Health: For Women Second Edition about this very issue. Continue reading

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Breast Cancer and Estrogen + Progestin – The News Isn’t Good.

Combined estrogen and progestin hormone replacement has long been thought of as safer than estrogen alone therapies. Sadly, we’re finding now that the risks are just as terrifying. A new study published in the Oct 20th issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) suggests that estrogen + progestin HRT increases the number of women who get invasive breast cancer, the severity of their disease, their cancer related death and also, surprisingly, the non-cancer related death. Continue reading

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5 Biggest Weight Loss Killers.

I have so many patients who are struggling with weight loss. No matter what anyone tells you, it is never easy. There are always challenges and hardships because in order to lose weight you really do have to change the way you view food, time, yourself and your social habits. Piece of cake, right? There are so many things that can get in the way of your weight loss goals, here are 5 of the most common. Continue reading

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