No, Women Aren’t Crazy — Self Esteem, Self Confidence, PMS, & Gaslighting

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller March 5, 2012
It’s sad but true: women often have their self-confidence and self-esteem shot down and believe the accusations that they are crazy, stupid, incompetent, irrational or oversensitive. PMS is often used as a for these kind of accusations. "Gaslighting" is one common type of this emotional subterfuge. [More]

Dolly Parton's PMS Blues

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller December 19, 2011
Eve you wicked woman, you done put your curse on me Why didn't you just leave that apple hangin' in the tree You make us hate our husbands, our lovers and our boss Why I can't even count the good friends I've already lost Cause of PMS blues [More]

PMS & PMDD Around The World Redux: Latin America

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller October 5, 2011
"We look forward to the day when there is money available to adequately research natural therapies for PMS and PMDD" [More]

PMS And PMDD Folk Cures: Flaxseed, Phytoestrogens & Whole Grains

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller September 13, 2011
This is one of the remarkable properties of whole plant medicines in particular, and natural medicines in general: if there’s not enough of something, they can boost its effect, and if there’s too much they can dampen it. [More]

PMS & PMDD Folk Cures: Banana Bread For Libido?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller September 9, 2011
If you’re a living breathing human, you can’t go wrong eating more veggies. That may be the best hormonal remedy of all. [More]

Discrimination Increases PMDD, Severe PMS, In Minority Women

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller September 6, 2011
When minority women feel discrimination on the basis of gender, race, weight, or other factors, they’re more likely to have PMDD. [More]

Antidepressants, Birth Control, PMS & PMDD

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller September 2, 2011
There are now more than 7,500 lawsuits in state and federal courts involving girls who suffered dangerous side effects as a result of birth control medication. [More]

PMS, PMDD, & Your Emotions

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller August 24, 2011
The connection between hormones and emotions, and between PMS and your feelings, can be summed up in once word: Stress. When you bottle up your feelings, or try to suppress them, they end up coming out in some other way. [More]

Food Sensitivities & PMS: The Coffee Alcohol Sugar Connection

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller August 22, 2011
Many women are surprised to learn that foods that are part of everyday diets like wheat and flour, dairy, and refined sugar can make premenstrual symptoms spin out of control for some. The notion of healthfulness must be decided on an person-by-person basis. [More]

PMS Has A Ripple Effect

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller August 18, 2011
A decreased quality of life for a woman with PMS means a decreased quality of life for her co-workers, her family, her friends, and her significant others. The PMS ripple effect! [More]

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