Oral Contraceptives can impact your gut microbiota and not in a good way.
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?
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.
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.
Estrogen protects the female heart. Now researchers know how it does it.
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?
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.
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.
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.