PMS (Premenstrual Synd...

PMS is a very real issue and causes problems with most women during their fertile childbearing years.  It is usually caused by an excess of estrogen to progesterone.  Progesterone is the hormone produced in the ovaries by the corpus luteum following ovulation and has a tempering effect upon estrogen.  Estrogen is produced by the ovaries during the first half of the menstrual cycle each month, usually peaking at mid cycle, or around days 14-16 following [ continue reading ]

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Hormone Replacement Th...

Somewhere between 35 and 50 every woman runs out of progesterone and becomes estrogen dominant or has an estrogen excess compared to the amount of progesterone she has in her body.  A woman will have at least 70% of the estrogen she had available during her fertile/ovulating years even after she goes through her change.  Therefore, the last thing she needs is more estrogen to make her fat, an emotional wreck, a retainer of fluid [ continue reading ]

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INSOMNIA IN MENOPAUSAL...

Somewhere between 35 and 50 years of age women quit ovulating and stop producing progesterone.  When that happens, one of the problematic experiences is insomnia.  Here are some natural remedies I recommend to make the situation bearable. Oil of Evening Primrose 1,300mg capsules (Ortho Molecular Product) 2-4 capsules at bedtime. This helps to feed gamma linoleic acid (GLA) to the nervous system preventing mood swings and usually eliminating the problem. L-Tryptophan 350-500mg capsules 1-3 at bedtime.  This [ continue reading ]

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