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The Hormonal Abuse of Women

April 26th, 2012|Categories: Books and Resources, Hormonal Balance and Wellness, Menopause/Andropause, Breast Cancer Prevention|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

One of the tragedies associated with our healthcare system is that there is no preventive medicine.  Many people, doctors included, feel that giving flu shots and providing mammograms is preventive medicine.  Well, flu shots do not prevent the flu and mammograms certainly do not prevent breast cancer. I have been involved with hormones since my mother died of breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 61.  It concerns me that the horrific medical care that she was subjected to 35 years ago is still considered the standard of care by many of today’s doctors. Up until this point, [...]

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 [...]