hormones

HRT

Breast Cancer and HRT

by Leisa on June 5, 2008

In the news this week, an Australian study has shown that there has been a significant drop in breast cancer rates that can be attributed directly to women stopping HRT therapy after warnings of a link came out a few years ago. It is estimated that there was a 40% drop in usage at that time, and
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saliva

It’s now been a few months since launching my Saliva Hormone Testing service and the feedback from my very satisfied customers has been amazing. I’ve been able to identify some very important areas of concern showing up on the test results, and I have put together effective strategies from both the naturopathic and the medical world to guide these
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australia

Still on the subject of synthetic hormones for women, I do a lot of work with balancing hormones naturally, and in certain circumstances when a women needs Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, I refer her to a Dr. for this. In Australia we have what are called Compounding Chemists, which make up to order, capsules, creams
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birth-control-pills

The Perilous Pill

by Leisa on February 26, 2008

In the February issue of my newsletter, (subscribe to read it in the top right hand corner of this blog), I talk about Oestrogen dominance and the dangers of synthetic hormones.  We have heard a lot about the risks of synthetic HRT, but we hear next to nothing about the dangers of the Oral Contraceptive Pill.
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natural-medicine

Is Natural The Only Way To Go?

by Leisa on January 4, 2008

This is a question that I often ask myself, especially when dealing with people that are often not willing to change what needs to be changed, to allow healing to take place. I think there are many perspectives that can come out of such a question, but the important one for me is “What can
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