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Hormones: What Every Woman Needs to Know The Teens and the Childbearing Years

Hormones rule our lives; it’s a simple fact of biochemistry. In their role as the body’s chemical messengers, hormones affect every human biological system. Without them, nothing works correctly.

Women’s hormonal systems are as complex as men’s, although vastly different. They govern reproduction, plus every aspect of health—including metabolizing food, proper immune function, physical and emotional […]

By |April 25th, 2017|Women's Health|0 Comments

“The Change”—Naturally

Our mothers and grandmothers whispered the words, “The Change.” We could hear the capital letters. We could hear the dread in their voices. If we watched carefully, we could see the older women exchange knowing nods of sympathy and then quickly change the subject.

“The Change” was a deep dark mystery to these women, largely ignored […]

By |February 3rd, 2017|Women's Health|2 Comments

Tears running down your leg?

If you’re a woman of a certain age, like I am, you probably have experienced laughing so hard the tears run down your leg. Or sneezing. Or coughing. Or jogging. Or dancing. Or just about any normal everyday activity.

There may also be times when you walk in the door and barely make it to the […]

By |January 13th, 2017|Women's Health|0 Comments

Thermogram: What to Expect

What to expect when you get a thermogram: no pain, no compression, no radiation, nothing touches your skin.

By |December 20th, 2016|Toxic World, What’s Important Now, Women's Health|0 Comments

Why You Should Avoid Mammograms

Why mammograms can be dangerous to your health, whether or not you have cancer. Healthy alternatives.

By |December 13th, 2016|Women's Health|1 Comment

Iodine and Breast Health

Right now, I have five friends with breast cancer in varying stages. One, happily, is emerging from her second round and two have rapidly growing invasive breast cancers.

There are many reasons behind the breast cancer epidemic, and I’m going to throw out a major one that few of us know: Iodine shortfalls.

Iodine is an essential […]

By |November 29th, 2016|Healthy Lifestyle, Iodine, Supplements, Women's Health|0 Comments

Perimenopause – The Change Before The Change

Well, sisters, this probably means you are perimenopausal. That’s just a fancy word that means you are approaching menopause. It can begin anytime after age 35 or so, but most frequently occurs when a women is in her 40s, leading up to menopause (the complete lack of menstrual periods for 13 months) at age 50 […]

By |September 14th, 2016|Women's Health|0 Comments

Bypassing bypass surgery, naturally

It’s a story we hear nearly every day: a man in his mid-fifties develops chest pain and shortness of breath. A visit to his doctor leads to an electrocardiogram (EKG), then an exercise stress test, perhaps later a visit to a cardiologist, more tests, and finally a diagnosis: blocked coronary arteries that require arterial stents […]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Heart Health, Men's Health, Natural Remedies, Women's Health|0 Comments

Solve the Energy Crisis by Addressing Hormone Imbalances

By Dr. Hyla Cass and Kathleen Barnes, authors of 8 Weeks to Vibrant Health: A Take Charge Plan for Women

Are hormone swings making your life, and your family’s, a living hell?
PMS is a real medical condition, as are perimenopause and menopause, low thyroid function and adrenal fatigue. These conditions can sap your energy and cause wide-ranging […]

By |August 16th, 2016|Men's Health, Women's Health|0 Comments

Don’t be a cancer Nazi

NOTE FROM KATHLEEN: I wrote this article two and one half years ago. The friend I wrote about chose integrative therapy and did wonderfully and is alive and healthy at age 75, as is my other friend, who chose surgery, chemo and radiation. Now another close friend has been diagnosed with breast cancer, so I’m […]

By |August 5th, 2016|What’s Important Now, Women's Health|10 Comments