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Does Estrogen Increase Risk of Breast Cancer? by Lynette Sheppard Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sat 26 Oct 2013 3:06pm Painted Lady © lynette sheppard In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, we bring you this informative guest post from gynecologist Bill Rawls. Estrogen sources run the gamut from oral contraceptives to HRT to surprising areas of everyday living. Women of every age should read this article with common sense advice for our health ... Read on »
Connection Between Birth Control Pills and Hair Loss? by Methods of Healing Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 17 Nov 2009 10:00pm Such has been the impact of the birth control pill on modern consciousness it is often referred to simply as “the pill.” It is a form of birth control that is taken orally, and combines estrogen and progestin, hormones all women produces. When used, these pills decrease a woman’s chances of becoming pregnant. To date, it is still one of the mos ... Read on »
Is Estrogen Dominance Causing Your Acne? by Fran K. Patient Expert Posted Mon 30 Jan 2012 8:36am Do you have a problem with any of these? Irritability Mood swings Depression Irregular periods Heavy menstrual bleeding Vaginal dryness Sleep disturbance Hot flashes Headaches Dry eyes Acne Fatigue Short term memory loss Weight gain PMS PCOS (polycystic ovarian syndrome) Ins ... Read on »
How to Balance Your Hormones After Birth Control by Hethir R. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 08 Mar 2011 3:39pm I want to begin this article by first examining our relationship with Birth Control, especially those containing hormones. While I feel that it is important to have the freedom to choose whether or not we want to be pregnant during certain times in our lives, the more I hear from women who’s cycles have been disrupted from the use of birth c ... Read on »
Birth Control Patch Sickens Women by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 6:06am I've written before about how you might want to stay away from oral contraceptives, ESPECIALLY if you plan one day to be pregnant--it can really mess up your delicate cycle. Also, again, who's looking out for you? Not the drug companies. From Nerve.Com: --------------------------------------------------------------------- ... Read on »
Be In Control of Your Birth Control by Marissa V. Posted Wed 08 Aug 2012 12:02pm Last week marked the beginning of a process that will give millions of US women access to contraception without a co-pay. The media has essentially tagged the Patient Protection and Affordability Act as “free birth control.” This is momentous for women and it has certainly been a long time coming. As a single woman in my early 20′s ... Read on »
BPA Safer than Birth Control Pills: Where's My Refund for the BPA-Free Bottles? by Dr. Polly Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sun 01 Nov 2009 10:01pm 1 Comment Bisphenol-a (aka BPA), the exiled former chemical in hard, clear plastic including sippy cups and baby bottles, may have been prematurely purged.  The plastic non grata turns out to look rather safe according to a new EPA-funded animal study.  Worries over BPA  have focused on it's possible estrogenic effects, much like, say estrogen found in birth ... Read on »
Low Estrogen Patch is actually HIGH Estrogen--and deadly not just to fertility by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 21 Oct 2008 8:01am I've written before about how you might want to stay away from oral contraceptives, ESPECIALLY if you plan one day to be pregnant--it can really mess up your delicate cycle, possibly permanently. Before you pour chemicals and hormones into your body at someone else's profit, you might want to consider, who's looking out for you? Not the drug com ... Read on »
Estrogen is to Cancer what Fertilizer is to Wheat by SANE VAX Posted Mon 31 Jan 2011 8:04am Estrogen & HPV Stimulation – Did Merck Conduct the Studies for Gardasil? PRLog (Press Release) – Jan 31, 2011 – It appears history has repeated itself many times since January 1970, when a Senate testimony hearing on the safety and efficacy of the first birth control pill was conducted after pressure from women’s groups who w ... Read on »
Questions and Answers - Safety review update on the possible increased risk of blood clots with birth control pills containing d by FDA Posted Mon 26 Sep 2011 11:59am On September 26, 2011, FDA informed the public that it has not yet reached a conclusion, but remains concerned, about the potential increased risk of blood clots with the use of drospirenone-containing birth control pills. FDA has completed its review of the two 2011 studies that looked at the risk of blood clots for wome ... Read on »