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What’s in your chicken? How non-organic chicken contributes to hormonal issues like polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast cancer and more!

2019-02-05T13:14:26-06:00

What’s in your chicken? How non-organic chicken is contributing to hormonal issues like polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast cancer and more. So you’re trying to eat less red meat, and in doing so you are eating more chicken. You eat out often, so you order salads with chicken, or chicken and veggies, and you think that you’re doing good things for your body and health. You may get lunch several times a week at Whole Foods. You assume the chicken at the salad bar is completely healthy, because, hey, it’s Whole Foods! Think again! You are what you eat. Chickens are what [...]

What’s in your chicken? How non-organic chicken contributes to hormonal issues like polycystic ovarian syndrome, breast cancer and more!2019-02-05T13:14:26-06:00

Introduction to Progesterone – Part 1

2019-04-03T10:05:34-06:00

Progesterone Review. Progesterone is now regarded as so breast protective that there’s a scientific call to add it to breast cancer medications like Tamoxifen! It promotes brain and sleep health in both men and women and works with Vitamin D to reduce inflammation in the nervous system and brain. --Dr. D.L.Berkson Part 1 — Introduction to Progesterone What is progesterone? Progesterone is a hormone. Its name comes from “pro”— meaning tosupport, and “gest” — meaning gestation. It triggers pregnancy and keeps it going. Progesterone initiates birth by helping sperm get attracted to, swim towards, and penetrate into the deeper layer of eggs produced by [...]

Introduction to Progesterone – Part 12019-04-03T10:05:34-06:00

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About “Natural” Progesterone

2019-06-28T14:41:40-06:00

Dr. Berkson’s Birthday and Holiday Gift to protect your breasts and brains of those you love! Everything you ever wanted to know about natural progesterone… Progesterone is now regarded as so breast protective that there’s a scientific call to add it to breast cancer medications like Tamoxifen! It also promotes brain and sleep health in both men and women and works with Vitamin D to reduce inflammation in the nervous system and brain. Part 1 — Introduction to A Growing Understanding of Progesterone What is progesterone? Progesterone is a hormone. Its name comes from “pro”— meaning to support, and “gest” — [...]

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About “Natural” Progesterone2019-06-28T14:41:40-06:00

Progesterone’s emergent novel medical applications—a revolution in health care!

2019-04-03T10:24:11-06:00

Recently a dear friend of mine, a lawyer, called because her sister-in-law was experiencing dire throat neuropathy secondary to chemotherapy treatment for pancreatic cancer. My friend wanted to know if there were any natural treatments that might reduce the discomfort and allow her sister-in-law to eat normally again. Answer? Natural biologically-identical progesterone. Progesterone has long been regarded as mainly a female hormone, but now a growing appreciation of the diverse physiological actions of progesterone reveal its use in a variety of disorders in men, women, and sometimes even in children. A review article, from researchers at several Departments of Pharmacology associated [...]

Progesterone’s emergent novel medical applications—a revolution in health care!2019-04-03T10:24:11-06:00

What is the forgotten brain protector you must know about to safeguard your brain?

2019-02-06T12:07:06-06:00

Hormones deliver email to small openings that line cells, called receptors. These emails are messages that tell cells what to do, what not to do, how to function and keep you vertical, on the move, and paying taxes. Estrogen delivers estrogenic email to estrogen receptors. Progesterone delivers progesteronic email to progesterone receptors. Turns out, all of our brains are flush with progesterone receptors. Progesterone is manufactured in the brains of all humans, girls and boys, men and women alike. What exactly is progesterone doing in the brain? What are the messages progesterone’s email are sending to the brain? Exciting data has [...]

What is the forgotten brain protector you must know about to safeguard your brain?2019-02-06T12:07:06-06:00

Estrogen Naïveté Needs to Wake Up

2018-11-12T09:36:16-06:00

Estrogen’s a real complex and intriguing hormone. Medicine and science have been confused about estrogen for a long time now. Estrogen is sultry and ancient. She was the first hormone that existed on earth. She’s been around longer than most other signaling molecules (much of life inside the human body occurs with one cell sending an email to another; this is a signaling system). Estrogen is critical for many life processes and in most life forms. The estrogen emailing system in the fruit fly, gorilla, men and women and boys and girls is all the same. Each of us needs estrogen [...]

Estrogen Naïveté Needs to Wake Up2018-11-12T09:36:16-06:00