Gynecology & General Health

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ESTROGEN DOMINANCE While estrogen levels will decrease during menopause, the truth is, estrogen levels do not fall appreciably until after a woman’s last period. In fact, far more women suffer from the effects of “estrogen dominance” during the transition—that is, they have too much Continue Reading

Sexual Pain

Vulvodynia, simply put, is chronic vulvar pain without an identifiable cause. The location, constancy and severity of the pain vary among sufferers. Some women experience pain in only one area of the vulva, while others experience pain in multiple areas. The most commonly reported symptom is burning, but women’s descriptions of the Continue Reading

MINDFULNESS & MEDITATION

The Emotional Life of Your Brain by Richard Davidson, PhD and Sharon Begley Wherever You Go, There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation In Everyday Life by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD Coming to Our Senses by Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD Awakening Intuition: Using Your Mind-Body Network for Insight and Healing by Mona Lisa Schulz, MD, PhD Self-Comparison Kristin Neff, Continue Reading