Kitty Martone is an author, chef, holistic health practitioner and a host of the podcast Stuff Your Doctor Should Know.

A comprehensive look at testing while on bioidentical hormone replacement therapy.

HORMONE TESTING   Hormone Testing   Measuring hormone levels is essential for the proper diagnoses of perimenopause, menopause, andropause or other hormone related disease states such as hypothyroidism and adrenal exhaustion (chronic fatigue syndrome), which all exhibit similar and overlapping symptoms making an accurate diagnosis based on symptoms alone very difficult. Hormone level testing also enables you to closely monitor your…

How to Heal a Leaky Gut.

Something you may not know about Dr. Charlie and I both, we both suffered from major leaky gut since childhood. What causes leaky gut as an infant? Well believe it or not, infants are born with leaky guts and it is the beneficial microbes that baby collects on the birth canal journey out into the…

188 – Create Energy, Clear Exhaust – that’s all you need to know. W/Morley Robbins

If you, or someone you love, is suffering from chronic health challenges, then please continue reading… The scientific, peer-reviewed literature from around the world — though not well known in conventional medical circles — is actually quite clear. All disease is caused by inflammation, better described as “oxidative stress”… And the root cause of inflammation / oxidative…

187 -Conspiracy Realists w/Derek Henry

Derek A. Henry Derek A. Henry, Founder of Healing the Body and the THRIVE Academy, used nutrition, supplementation, and a holistic lifestyle to naturally unravel 13 chronic disease conditions that conventional or alternative medical professionals couldn’t help him resolve. As a result of this one-in-a-million health transformation and the knowledge acquired in the process, he…

Progesterone therapy in women with epilepsy

Abstract Background: Progesterone with its anti-seizure effect plays a role in the pathophysiology of catamenial epilepsy which affects 31-60% of epileptic women. In this study, an attempt to treat women suffering from catamenial epilepsy with progesterone, as an adjuvant drug, was made. Methods: The treatment was given to 36 women aged 20-40 years (mean age: 30.75±6.05) with…

Progesterone vs. synthetic progestins and the risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis

This is a fantastic link that not only acknowledges there is a scientific difference between Synthetic Progestin & Natural Progesterone but also the breast cancer risk associated with synthetic progestin.     Progesterone vs. synthetic progestins and the risk of breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis Abstract Background: Use of menopausal hormonal therapy (MHT)-containing estrogen…