Estrogen dominance

6 05, 2013

Migraines, Pregnancy, and Toxic Drugs

May 6th, 2013|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness|Tags: , , |

Recently, the FDA issued a warning about the use of drugs in the valproate category - which include Depakote, Depacon, and valproic acid - being used to prevent migraine headaches during pregnancy. Their concern is that these drugs can lead to reduced IQ scores in children. Actually, there are much more important concerns that arise from this warning. First of all, these drugs already have a boxed warning about the risk to the fetus of developing birth defects - so these women should never be on these drugs in the first place. The other major concern that is tragically [...]

7 05, 2012

Prostate Cancer – Is It Better To Be Poor?

May 7th, 2012|Categories: Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Men and Hormone Therapy, Hormone Testing|Tags: , , , , |

One often is under the impression that the wealthy have the advantage of better access to health care.  However, this is not always the case.  Perhaps if Steve Jobs took better advantage of what alternative medicine has to offer he may have had a different outcome – it certainly could not have been worse. Recently, Warren Buffett, 81, announced that he has prostate cancer.  He is certainly in a position to obtain the best advice money can buy.  He has a condition that can be approached from a number of different directions, obviously a situation that can benefit from [...]

6 02, 2012

Children and Hormones

February 6th, 2012|Categories: Children and Teens|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Every system in the body, at every age, is controlled by hormones. So why is it that hormonal problems in children and teenagers are ignored? Of course, the same question can be asked about hormonal issues in adults. Part of the explanation lies in the fact that doctors are given relatively little knowledge about hormones during their training. Much of what they do learn is based on studies done by drug companies. As a result, if a person has a problem at any age, most likely they will wind up on a synthetic medication rather than treating the underlying cause [...]