The New Buzz Chronic Endocrine Disorders
January 16, 2014
Hosted by Leslie Carol Botha
Once upon a time, words like immune-compromised, ADHD, Autism, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson disease, obesity, diabetes, hormone imbalance, adrenal fatigue, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome toxicity, gut function, food allergies and nutrient deficiency were not a part of our vocabulary. Today these words are embedded in our vernacular. Now a new term is entering the language: ‘chronic endocrine disorders'. Margarita Ochoa-Maya, MD, CDE CCD believes it is time to become proactive and personal about our health. She is a proponent of nutrition and micronutrients as key determining factors for the prevention of chronic illness. Prevention, patient knowledge and treating the whole person, not just the disease, are the keys to achieving wellness for everyone, especially those with chronic endocrine disorders. Dr. Ochoa-Maya will weave together the latest knowledge and cutting edge research in the traditional medical world, with other integrative therapies.
Holy Hormones Honey!
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Holy Hormones Honey! The Greatest Story Never Told is dedicated to every woman who has ever experienced a hormone fluctuation, from menarche to menopause! Sponsored by Truehope Inc, the leaders in brain health, the show will address core biological issues that cause mood disorders and/or mental illness from a micronutrient support perspective. Because no one can make a sound decision unless their brain functioning is intact.
For decades, the power of women’s hormone shifts has been unrecognized and underestimated. In fact, women make up the majority of mental health diagnoses’ due, in part, to a lack of education about the endocrine system and how and why our hormones affect our minds, moods, and behaviors. For too many years women have been labeled as ‘mentally disordered’ if they struggle with their menstrual cycle. Women will be the portal to sharing this information with the men and children in their lives. Because when women thrive, everyone thrives. Now that is true hope.
Leslie Carol Botha
Leslie Carol Botha is a Women’s Health Educator and Internationally Recognized Expert on Women’s Hormones and Behaviors. She is the co-author of the highly acclaimed Understanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle, the first in a menstrual health education series that provides women with the education they never received about how their hormone cycle affects not only their minds, and moods, but their personal and professional relationships and their overall health and happiness.
Botha is a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, and an advisory board member for the Cycles Research Institute. In 2006, Botha received the Edward R. Dewey Award for her pioneering research on how women’s hormonal fluctuations affect their behaviors. The award was bequeathed by the Foundation for the Study of Cycles.
Her research is also featured in The World According to Cycles- How Recurring Forces Can Predict the Future and Change Your Life by Samuel A. Schreiner, Jr., published by Skyhorse Publishing, New York City. Schreiner has noted that Botha is “one of the most prominent twenty-first century natural cycle thinkers.”
Botha has been a radio broadcast journalist for over 30 years. Her message is loud and clear: it is time for women to reclaim their health, and her passion and drive is to provide information to assist women in making informed choices about their health and well-being.