Chocolate for PMS, Chocolate for Weight Loss?

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller April 7, 2012
Most women seem to intuitively know that chocolate can hit the spot in those few days before your period. [More]

Dateline NBC – Are Dietary Supplements Safe? A PMS Comfort Perspective

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller April 3, 2012
"The majority of dietary supplement manufacturers and laboratories are responsible and produce safe supplements" according to Chris Hansen of Dateline NBC. [More]

Women, Sex, Female Sexual Dysfunction, PMS & PMDD: It’s All About The Relationship

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller March 17, 2012
There’s no such thing as a female sexual frigidity, only emotionally and sexually unsatisfying relationships. [More]

Evening Primrose Oil For PMS? Science Says No

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller March 15, 2012
We do not use evening primrose oil in our natural remedies for PMS because there simply isn’t the science to show it’s effective—and there is science to show it’s ineffective. [More]

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]

PMS Is Real—PMDD Is Real

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller February 7, 2012
We keep talking about how PMS and PMDD are real, physical, genetic, biochemical, hormonal conditions, and not, as some would have you believe, simply “in your imagination” or a “neurosis.” We’re happy to report that the evidence—scientific evidence—keeps rolling in that the supports our position. [More]

Caffeine, Estrogen, PMS & Womens Health

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller January 30, 2012
How can something (eg caffeine) that makes anxiety worse help with depression and concentration? We have no idea. [More]

The Mediterranean Diet—Health Rules To Live By

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller January 24, 2012
It’s reassuring to know that the simple, native way Greek peasants ate as recently as 50 years ago is one of the healthiest and best-proven diets ever studied. [More]

Boost Your Immune System, Prevent Flu, Avoid A Flu Shot

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller January 8, 2012
It’s that time of year again: the media will be running stories on the flu, and flu shots, giving the impression that everyone is equally susceptible to the flu, and that the flu shot is the only way to avoid it. This just isn’t true. [More]

Losing Weight Is Hard; Keeping Weight Off Is Harder

by Dr. Daniel J. Heller January 5, 2012
A growing body of research shows that our bodies become more hungry and hold on tighter to every calorie after we’ve lost weight; and some people simply have a harder time than others losing weight. [More]

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