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The Dangers of Glyphosate Herbicides

Friday, July 25th, 2014 /

Do we know what we’re eating? That’s the question that I constantly ask myself, because I know that at this point in time, my own regulations are the only thing protecting my health. It seems that the moment I become … Read More

Margaret Aranda, MD

Hysterectomy in America

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014 /

Women suffer in childbearing, many women suffer during their periods, and many more women suffer from various methods of birth control. They also suffer from fibroids, leiomyoma, uterine prolapse, immobilizing pain, bleeding, migraines, endometriosis, uterine cancer, and are immobilized, squirming … Read More

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Vitamin D3 and Thyroid Health

Monday, July 21st, 2014 /

The benefits of vitamin D3 garner a plethora of glowing press these days but little information has been reported about how this essential nutrient may be associated with thyroid disorders. An alarming number of Americans—over 25 million—suffer from thyroid disease. … Read More

Chandler Marrs

Maternal Vitamin B: From Periconception and Beyond

Thursday, July 17th, 2014 /

A wise midwife recently told me that in 1960′s the B vitamins were part and parcel of a healthy pregnancy, not just folate (vitamin B9), that we stress now, but the entire complex of B vitamins, including: thiamine (vitamin B1), … Read More

Philippa Bridge-Cook

Hope for Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 /

Two days ago I helped my twelve year old daughter pack for two weeks of overnight camp. We followed the suggested packing list that the camp provided, and when we got near the bottom of the list I realized there … Read More

Leslie Wakefield

Physical Therapy for Endometriosis Adhesions and Symptoms

Monday, July 14th, 2014 /

As a women’s health physical therapist specializing in pain and scar tissue, I frequently see patients in clinic with intense, often debilitating pain caused by endometriosis.  These women have often tried every treatment made available to them:  surgery to cut … Read More


Thyroid Disease and Testing During Pregnancy

Friday, July 11th, 2014 /

One in five women of reproductive age suffer from some form of thyroid disease, mostly hypothyroidism (Gharib et al. 2005; Hollowell et al. 2002). In adult women, 95% of clinical hypothyroidism results from primary disease of the thyroid gland, generally, … Read More

Robin Karr

Hysterectomy, Hormones and Suicide

Wednesday, July 9th, 2014 /

It may seem like quite the leap from hysterectomy to suicide, but it really isn’t a leap at all. Hysterectomy with ovary removal induces what doctors refer to as “surgical menopause.” There’s really no such thing as “surgical” menopause. Hysterectomy … Read More

Derrick Lonsdale, MD

Thiamine Deficiency and Aberrant Fat Metabolism: Clues to Adverse Reactions

Monday, July 7th, 2014 /

Over the last several months, the writers and researchers at Hormones Matter have posted a number of articles about mitochondrial dysfunction and thiamine deficiency.  Thiamin, or thiamine as the internet search engines prefer, is critical to mitochondrial function. We’ve learned … Read More