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Oral Contraceptives Adversely Effect Your Gut Health

[fa icon="calendar'] May 30, 2020 3:04:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Healthy Living, Women's Health

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Oral Contraceptives can impact your gut microbiota and not in a good way.

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Your Daughter has PCOS - Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome

[fa icon="calendar'] May 23, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Women's Health

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Your teenage daughter just got diagnosed with PCOS or Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome.  That explains the mood swings, the weight gain, the facial hair growth and the perpetual cystic acne.  Now what?

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Ovarian Factor Infertility

[fa icon="calendar'] May 21, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Women's Health

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Ovarian factor infertility is the most common female factor and also one of the most complicated to work up.  Ovulatory disorders account for about one-quarter of all female infertility types and are closer to one-third when hyperprolactinemia is included.

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Can Beer Prevent Breast Cancer?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2020 11:34:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Women's Health, Cancers

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An ingredient in beer might be a possible safe alternative to hormone treatment and breast cancer prevention method.

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Power to the People - Ozone Petition

[fa icon="calendar'] May 10, 2020 2:53:00 PM / by Dr. Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Men's Health, Ozone and Prolozone therapies, Healthy Living, Body Health, Women's Health

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Happy Mother's Day. We wish all mothers a great day and a healthy Spring season. You inherit all of your mitochondria from your biological mother. How amazing is that? Mothers protect the survival of our species. 

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Estrogen and Cardiovascular Health in Women

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 29, 2020 11:43:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Heart Health, Chronic Illness and Disease, Women's Health

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Estrogen protects the female heart.  Now researchers know how it does it.

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Cardiovascular Health Information for Women

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 27, 2020 12:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Heart Health, Healthy Living, Women's Health

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Women experience a cardiovascular health gap that makes a difference between life and death.

Heart disease is the one number killer of women in the US.  More women than men die of heart disease each year. 

Do you know what to look for?

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Plastic Phthalates and Boys

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 23, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Child and Teen Health, Detoxification, Women's Health

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If you are pregnant you need to read this.  Exposure to phthalates during pregnancy can alter your male baby's genitals.  

I have lectured about this subject before, but a Swedish study is connecting the dots between exposures to phthalates in utero and changes in the development of the male reproductive tract.

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Why Your Thyroid is Important during Pregnancy

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 28, 2020 12:13:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Detoxification, Women's Health

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We are exposed daily to several industrial chemicals in low levels.  These same chemicals cross the placenta barrier and affect thyroid function in developing babies. 

Why is this important?  In pregnancy, thyroid hormones are responsible for fetal brain development and low level exposures to certain chemicals affect cognitive development in developing babies.

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Leaky Gut and Breast Cancer

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 9, 2020 2:30:00 PM / by Isadora Guggenheim posted in Gut Repair, Women's Health, Cancers

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Find out how breast cancer begins in your gut and how you can reduce your risk.

Researchers found that the composition and diversity of your gut bacteria was associated with predictive patterns of estrogen metabolism that increased the risk of breast cancer in postmenopausal women.  

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Isadora Guggenheim, ND, FNP, RN, MS, CNS, LMT, owner of Second Nature Naturopathic Care, LLC
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