Restorative Medicine Digest

Reducing the Effects of Plasticizers Through Detoxification

Plasticizers and BPA have been implicated in causing birth defects, childhood chronic illnesses such as asthma, fertility issues, and cancer. They are known endocrine disruptors that mimic hormones such as estrogen, thyroid, and testosterone. A recent study reveals that people who eat fast food had 20 - 40 percent higher levels of phthalates as compared to people who did not recently eat fast food. read more »

Oral Micronized Progesterone Shows Benefits For Healthy Postmenopausal Women

Oral micronized progesterone (OMP) has been shown to effectively mitigate menopausal symptoms, but its cardiovascular safety is largely unknown. Jerilynn Prior, MD, published encouraging research that indicates that OMP does not negatively impact cardiovascular risk factors. This indicates that OMP may be a promising and safe treatment for menopausal symptoms. read more »

Saw Palmetto May Reduce Elevated Androgens and Prolactin in Women with PCOS

Jilian Stansbury, ND presents a botanical monograph on Saw Palmetto, for lesser-known indications. read more »

Eight Botanical Medicines Protect and Restore the Liver

In this modern age of chemical overload, liver protection is more important than ever. This critical organ is assaulted daily by environmental toxins, prescription and non-prescription drugs, alcohol, excess hormones, and synthetic food additives. As one of the largest organs in the body, the liver’s chief function is to metabolize… read more »

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