I love to laugh -- who doesn't? And I really love the way I feel after a good long hearty laugh; there's a special sense of well-being that lingers after laughter. The other night I fell asleep still giggling after watching a comedy video; what a weird way to fall asleep, I said to myself, chuckling even more at my own foolishness. The next morning I woke up feeling much more cheery than usual, and my week-long nausea was gone, too. This was not just my imagination or wishful thinking; belly … [Read more...] about The Best Medicine
Dozens of women joined in the audience and on webcams for part two of the BHRT debate on "The Oprah Winfrey Show." Suzanne Somers, a long-time advocate for bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), shared her story with the "Oprah" audience. Robin McGraw, Dr. Phil’s wife and a BHRT patient, and Dr. Christiane Northrup, renowned author and speaker, started the conversation a couple weeks earlier when they joined Oprah to talk about BHRT. Women across the country wrote in to "The Oprah … [Read more...] about BHRT on Oprah – Suzanne Somers Explains Menopause Relief
CHOCOLATE CONTAINS THEOBROMINE, which means "food of the gods." Dr. McKay feels this name is appropriate, due to the mood-improving and metabolism-enhancing effects of good dark chocolate. She recommends only the darkest of chocolate, 72% or higher, due to the destructive roller-coaster ride induced by too much sugar. Sweet creamy milk chocolate is an entirely different experience than intense dark luxurious Belgian chocolate or even dark-roasted gritty cocoa powder. The most intense chocolate … [Read more...] about Chocolate – Food of the Gods?
Why do we continue to eat and drink out of plastic containers, when we have known for 80 years that plastics have hormonal effects in the body? Even health-conscious people often drink their two liters of water per day from a plastic bottle. Some wildly popular water bottles are made of polycarbonate. Recent news articles have pointed out public health concerns regarding exposure to a known estrogen-mimicking plastic called bisphenol A, or BPA. In fact, in April 2008, the Canadian Government … [Read more...] about Plastic Containers for Food and Water