WOMENS HEALTH

The Menopausal Years: Restoring Hormonal Balance with Herbs, Nutrients, and BHRT

April 1, 2010

The Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) was a 15-year-long research program designed as a set of clinical trials and observational studies, with the original study enrolled...

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Fungal and Yeast Infections

April 1, 2010

Fungal and yeast infections of the skin are some of the most common and tenacious dermatological complaints. Parasitic organisms that colonize the skin of susceptible...

Homeopathic Medicine: Holistic Treatment for Candida

March 1, 2010

Candidiasis is caused by the overgrowth of a common type of yeast called Candida Albicans that occurs naturally in the body. In most cases, a...

Detoxify for a Healthy Pregnancy and a Happy Baby

March 1, 2010

More and more couples planning a family are taking charge of their health. They will often stop smoking and consuming alcohol and drugs. They understand...

Kundalini Yoga: An Ancient Prescription for Longevity

December 1, 2009

Life is funny, sometimes.  But other times it can be exasperating, too. On occasion we are liable to just roll our eyes at the quirky...

Healthy Expectations—Part Two: Fit and Tranquil Trimesters

November 1, 2009

Stress is a fact of life. However, too much stress during pregnancy, like poor nutrition, can have a detrimental effect not only on the mother,...

Healthy Expectations—Part One: Pregnancy Nutrition

October 1, 2009

The relationship between diet and health is a crucial one. This is particularly true during pregnancy as all the nutrients essential to healthy growth and...

Homeopathic Medicine for Varicose Veins and Hemorrhoids

May 1, 2009

Often thought of as an unsightly and embarrassing matter, varicose veins are one of many circulatory problems that can contribute to ill health. While they...

Vital Tools for the Menopausal Woman

April 1, 2009

With the onset of the menopausal years, many women are seeking ways to minimize hot flashes, restore their sex drive, and regain their youthful appearance....

Spotlight on Shepherd’s Purse

April 1, 2009

Excellent Spring Tonic for Circulation Now that spring is here, I find it exhilarating to go for a walk each day and see all of...

Sepia: Homeopathy’s Wise Woman

December 1, 2008

With our hectic modern lifestyles, increased environmental toxicity, and gradual disconnect from nature’s cycles, it is no wonder that Sepia Officinalis is often called upon...

Staghorn Sumac

July 1, 2008

Heals Inflammation and Boosts Circulation One of the great things about summer is the incredible bounty of wild foods that are available. By far the...

Hawthorn Herbal Ally for the Heart and Mind

May 1, 2008

Now that spring is in full swing, I am blown away by the incredible diversity of plant life that grows all around us. I remember...

Birth Control: How to Pick What You Want and Stay Sane

April 1, 2008

You want to get on some type of birth control but it’s like a candy store out there. Choices, choices. Your doctor wants you to...

Anatomy of a Breakdown

April 1, 2008

On the morning of May 4th, 1990, I was substitute teaching at a school near my home. I was reading Cinderella to the children, when...

Effects of Electropollution On Hormones and Breast Cancer

November 1, 2007

A defining moment in world history occurred in 1879 when Thomas Edison switched on the first light bulb. The flick of that switch radically transformed...