Monthly Archives: May 2017

Can Hair Loss Due to Thyroid Issues Cause a Tingling, Itchy, Or Painful Scalp?

I recently received correspondence from someone who felt reasonably sure that her hair loss and shedding was due to an underlying thyroid issue, However, in addition to the hair loss, she was also experiencing problems with her scalp. Most of the time, it was tight and tingling. But other times, she was experiencing some pain […]

Herbs To Take To Lower Cortisol

There are many great herbal/botanicals that can assist you in modulating your cortisol levels. There are primarily 3 kinds of outcomes with botanicals: 1. To prolong the cortisol response: This would be useful in cases of adrenal fatigue, in which the adrenals are UNDER-producing cortisol. 2. To lower the cortisol response: This is useful in […]

Minerals and Hormone Balance: What Women Need

It’s no secret that minerals are required for every bodily process, but did you know that hormone imbalances can be blamed on mineral imbalances too? That’s right – essential nutrients affect how our hormones work and that can have a huge impact on life in general. Hormonal imbalances can cause weight gain, decreased sex drive, […]

L Tyrosine – Improves Mood, Mental Ability and Sex Drive

Tyrosine supports and assists neurotransmitters in the brain. When the body is stressed out, aged, or tired the availability of L-Tyrosine is depleted. L-Tyrosine supplementation helps reduce stress, improves mental alertness and mood, acts as an appetite suppressant and has a positive affect on sex drive. Let’s look at it in more detail. Definition Tyrosine […]

The Pros And Cons Of Supplementing With Tyrosine

Tyrosine is one of 20 different amino acids which are used by cells in the human body to synthesize proteins, building blocks of muscles and other organs. It is a nonessential amino acid, which means that it is manufactured in the body from other essential amino acids. Amino acids are those molecules which must be […]

Basic Science Behind Fingernails Rubbing For Hair Re-Growth

Factors responsible for hair problems are: Thyroid disorders Hormonal imbalance Smoking Anaemia Heavy medication Using hair dye of high ammonium content Deficiency of vitamin B12 Protein deficiency Hereditary and old age Rubbing fingernails: Rubbing left and right hand’s fingernails with each other is a powerful technique for curing hair fall and increasing hair growth. It […]

Uterine Fibroids and Metromenorrhagia

CAUSES AND SYMPTOMS OF METROMENORRHAGIA Metromenorrhagia can be caused by many disorders: anatomic abnormalities of the uterus, hormonal imbalances, certain medical conditions, medications, and malignancy. Common anatomic causes are uterine fibroids and adenomyosis. Irregular menstrual cycles resulting from hormonal imbalances can be associated with metromenorrhagia. Medical conditions such as blood clotting disorders and liver or […]

A Book Review of Atomic Farmgirl: The Hanford Nuclear Site and the Tragedy of the Downwinders

Atomic Farmgirl is a well-written account of the life of a downwinder’s family and her neighbors in the Palouse Hills of eastern Washington State. A downwinder is a person who lived in the area where iodine-131, Hanford Nuclear Reservation’s nuclear waste, was released in the late 1940s through the 1950s. After the Freedom of Information […]