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June 3, 2013
Lavender for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
In a double-blind study, lavender oil worked as well as the valium-like drug lorazepam (Ativan) for relief of persistent anxiety, though there are concerns about estrogenic effects.
March 8, 2013
Herbal Tea Update: Rooibos & Nettle
Rooibos (red) tea may reduce stress levels by suppressing adrenal gland function. Nettle tea is mineral rich but may have estrogenic side effects.
February 25, 2013
Protein, Puberty, and Pollutants
The early onset of puberty in girls associated with animal protein consumption may be due to endocrine disrupting chemical pollutants in the meat supply.
August 29, 2011
The Effect of Soy on Precocious Puberty
Meat, animal protein, and soymilk (soya milk) can affect premature breast development in girls.
January 16, 2011
Xenoestrogens & Early Puberty
Until the twentieth century, the average age of puberty for girls was 16 or 17 years old.
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