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You don't have to live with the side effects of having a period. ...

You don't have to live with the side effects of having a period.

Hysteria
Irregular periods are not normal.
Bleeding long after your period ends is not normal.
Menstrual migraines are not normal.
Debilitating periods are not normal.
Long considered "Women's oldest hygenic problem".

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The Bloody Curse The Bloody Curse Presentation Transcript

  • The Bloody Curse Menstrual Cycle Misconceptions
  • Sex, Lies, and Menopause by T. S. Wiley, Julie Taguchi, Bent Formby
  • Flow: The Cultural Story of Menstruation by Elissa Stein
  • The Menstrual Cycle
  • Common Perception • • • • • Hysteria Misery Pain Can’t be bothered with Wish it wasn’t
  • What is Menstruation? Menstruation (men-STRAY-shuhn) is a woman's monthly bleeding. A woman’s body sheds the lining of her uterus (womb). Menstrual blood flows from the uterus through the small opening in the cervix and passes out of the body through the vagina. Most menstrual periods last from 3 to 5 days, peaking at day three, and ending no later than day 6.
  • What is the Menstrual When periods (menstruations) come once every 28 days, Cycle? ending by day six, asymptomatic and without incident, this is called the menstrual cycle. Having regular, asymptomatic menstrual cycles is a sign the body is functioning at its optimal level. A cycle is counted from the first day of 1 period to the first day of the next period. The menstrual cycle is 28 days long, and cycle with the phases of the moon. The cycle of hormone levels during the month control the menstrual cycle and symptoms throughout the month.
  • The Trouble With The Curse • Periods are supposed to be incident free, without pain, without headaches or migraines, without lower back pain, without cramps or blood clots, without bitchiness and moodiness, and without abnormal bleeding. • Conventional, allopathic medicine isn’t interested in the cause of the problem as they are to keep the patient with the disease but manage the symptoms of the disease with surgeries and medications.
  • Causes of Irregular Periods • • • • • • • • • • • Stress Birth control pills Uterine polyps or fibroids Endometriosis Pelvic inflammatory disease Polycystic ovary syndrome Premature ovary failure Uterine cancer or cervical cancer Medications Medical conditions Complications with pregnancy
  • The number one reason women have irregular periods is because of estrogen deficiency.
  • Menstrual Psycosis This is a comparatively uncommon form of severe mental illness, with the following characteristics: • Abrupt onset against a background of normality. • Brief duration, with full recovery. • Psychotic features such as confusion, mutism and stupor, delusions, hallucinations or a manic syndrome. Premenstrual tension, premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual (late luteal phase) depression or dysphoric disorder or menstrual mood disorder do not qualify. • A circa-mensual (approximately monthly) periodicity, in rhythm with the menstrual cycle.
  • The Curse Amenorrhoea: absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: Treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Dysmenorrhea: pain during menstruation that interferes with daily activities. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Hypomenorrhea: short or extremely light blood flow. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Menometrorrhagia: prolonged or excessive bleeding occurs irregularly and more frequently than normal. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Menorrhagia: abnormally heavy and prolonged periods at regular intervals. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Metrorrhagia: bleeding at irregular intervals, particularly between periods. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Oligomenorrhea infrequent (or, in occasional usage, very light) menstrual periods occurring at intervals of greater than 35 days, with only four to nine periods in a year. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • The Curse (cont.) Polymenorrhea Cycles with intervals of 21 days or fewer. Conventional Treatment: Birth control pills, medication to treat the symptoms, hysterectomy Functional Menopause Medicine Treatment: treat the root cause.
  • How Conventional Medicine Treats The Curse Western, conventional medicine is designed to treat the symptoms of disease The goal is to keep the patient ill with the disease, but manage the symptoms of the condition with medications, or perform surgeries and remove body parts, i.e., birth control pills, Prozac, and hysterectomies.
  • How Functional Menopause Medicine Treats the Curse Address the cause of the problem: • • • • • • • What are the hormone levels? What are the symptoms? What does the blood work indicate? What is the patient eating? How is the patient sleeping? What activities does the patient have? What stress is the patient under?
  • Blood of The Bloody Curse What your blood test will tell a Functional Menopause Medicine Specialist • • • • Estradiol FSH Progesterone LH • • • • Testosterone TSH SHBG Vit D
  • Functional Menopause Medicine The Panacea Protocol: Bioidentical Cyclic Dosed Hormone Restoration
  • If you are interested in learning more, or if your doctor is interested in being trained in The Panacea Protocol: Bioidentical Cyclic Dosed Hormone Restoration Systems™, please email info@PanaceaSciences.com
  • Upcoming Shows Tomorrow Which HRT Is Right For You? Tues 2/11/2014 Which HRT Is Right For You? Wed 2/12/2014 They Don't Teach HRT in Med School Thu 2/13/2014 Flaws of the WHI Fri 2/14/2014 Sex, Lies, and Libido
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  • The following slides are recommended pharmaceutical grade supplements and access codes.
  • Xymogen eStore Access Code: Moxie Practitioner Code: Hoag
  • Estro Harmony™ is for women who want relief from menopausal hot flashes and support for breast health. Research suggests the ingredients in this formula can also benefit cardiovascular status and bone remodeling. This all-natural formula delivers a proprietary blend of plant lignan extract and 8-prenylnaringenin (8-PN) from hops, at clinically relevant levels, to support the body’s natural process of healthy aromatase activity and exert phytoestrogen (e.g., enterolactone) and antioxidant activity.
  • MedCaps Menopause™ is a unique combination blend that is formulated to provide nutritional targeted nourishment for women during menopause. It features specially selected herbs and nutrients that support the adrenal glands’ adaptive response as well as support circulation, relaxation and overall well-being. Featuring a non soy derived source of isoflavones, MedCaps Menopause may also beneficially influence estrogen receptor function.
  • PMS Soothe™ is a comprehensive blend of Native American and Chinese herbs traditionally used to provide balance and support for a healthy menstrual cycle.
  • Hormone Protect™ is an ideal combination of DIM (diindolylmethane) and SGS™ (glucoraphanin) that helps protect estrogen-sensitive tissues by promoting healthy estrogen metabolism and supporting detoxification and neutralization of harmful estrogen metabolites and xenoestrogens.
  • ProbioMax DDS™ is a chewable probiotic designed to activate in the oral cavity for support of healthy teeth and gums. As you chew it releases the safe and powerful DDS-18™ strain of Streptococcus salivarius—a beneficial bacterium that normally occurs in a healthy oral cavity. S salivarius DDS-18 then attaches to cells in the oral cavity and colonizes, positively affecting the bacterial population therein and naturally defending the teeth and gums.