WOMANPOWER

WOMANPOWER

The Art and Science of Female Vitality Want some GOOD NEWS? Just click and hear easy steps to greater energy, better focus, and more upbeat vibrant health. Popular hormone physician and best-selling author, Dr. Richard Shames shares lively interviews with exciting women leaders and vitality experts. Listen as they reveal personal secrets for a richly rewarding, active life. A woman’s power starts with being happier, healthier, and more confident. When women choose to live authentically, with true vitality and stamina, they make a huge difference in the world. Learn about the art and science of having sufficiently abundant inner strength to hear and live your own truth. ... Show More

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October 18, 2019 49 min

What's the simplest easiest ONE thing you can do for better health? Answer: Good nutrition, and that includes some good vitamins and minerals! And the main operative word here is "GOOD." Far too many people are wasting their time and money on supplements that do not have the purity and potency to do a good job. As a physician practicing for over thirty years, I've seen the best results with XYMOGEN vitamins. To self... Read more

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October 11, 2019 50 min

Your top health risk needs an urgent update. The chance of you getting a heart attack or stroke surprisingly depends on your HORMONES. That's right, your cholesterol levels (the good and the bad kind) are highly related to your hormone levels, especially thyroid hormone. Amazingly, hormones are a separate independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease. It can be as important a factor as weight, smoking, blood pressure, diet... Read more

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October 3, 2019 49 min

OK, so you are busy working hard and keeping everything afloat. You feel STRESSED OUT, anxious, and irritable. You buy pills for pain, creams for eczema, inhalers for breathing, etc. GUESS WHAT? There's likely an overlooked easy fix - YOUR HORMONES. Yes, thyroid, adrenal and reproductive hormones run the brain and nervous system. Checking them has never been easier, now with highly accurate home test kits. that you can obtain o... Read more

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September 19, 2019 49 min

Memory problems? Attention deficit (ADD)? Wondering about Alzheimer's? You have a 50-50 chance of getting it, if you live into your 80's. These brain issues are a major epidemic worldwide. Surprisingly, thyroid issues are another world epidemic. Guess what? These two widespread epidemics are related in cause and effect. That's right! Your memory issues and even Alzheimer's risk could easily be due to undiagnosed or ... Read more

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September 12, 2019 49 min

Unbelievable! Researchers now tell us that between 1/3 and 1/2 of all depression is related to easily-corrected hormone imbalance. You may not need years of anti-depressants and/or psychotherapy. For instance, a quick and inexpensive low thyroid correction may be the only intervention needed. You can readily check for abnormal hormone levels by self-ordering a simple home test kit from a top lab. Get on top of depression by visitin... Read more

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August 29, 2019 49 min

Cut through the confusion to find the best vitamins for you. A top certified company I recommend is XYMOGEN. Their supplements have the purity and potency necessary for true benefit. For general overall vitamin needs, everyone can simply take one or two packets a day of "Active Essentials". For all around HEALTHY HORMONES, including all your vitamin needs, women can simply take one or two scoops of "Opti-Cleanse DHI"... Read more

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Ever wonder, "What's wrong with my hormones?" Maybe it's "Not enough government regulations." Yes, many of the chemicals that lax regulations allow as pollution in our air-food-water are actually HORMONE DISRUPTORS. Some, like insecticide DDT or flame retardant PCB, are well-known. Others, like the 80,000 or so approved industrial chemicals, are not known disruptors, because they have never been tested for d... Read more

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August 15, 2019 49 min

What do you really know about sexual assault? It seems we are overloaded with news of high profile people being serial abusers. Names come to mind like Bill Cosby, Harvey Weinstein, Bill O'Reilly, Jeffrey Epstein, and Donald Trump. But these are just the visible tip of an enormous iceberg. Sexual assault is one extreme form of the much larger category of interpersonal harassment called 'abusive relationships'. Never suf... Read more

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August 8, 2019 48 min

Ever wish you were better or quicker at sizing up people? Surprisingly, the ability for accurate discernment is a brain function dependent on good hormone balance. To have a finely tuned B.S. detector, you need to have finally tuned hormones. For instance, regarding Trump and politics, is the FBI doing careful honest law enforcement work, or is it an evil slippery part of the deep state? How you answer is of great importance to the... Read more

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Ever wish your life had more meaning and fulfillment? It all came together for AUDRIANNA JONES when she decided to go to work FEEDING THE POOR. Her life is a great example of how community service can be an antidote to the politics of greed. Activism in social justice provides help to more than just the needy. It is also one of the healthiest things you can do for yourself. This is a way we can satisfy and heal a deeper part of our... Read more

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Where were you when Trump told four members of Congress that they should get kicked out of the country? Not only was it four women, but each is a women of color. So, in addition to reckless racism, Trump further increased the chances of violence against women. He misquoted them and lied about their political stance, clearly just in order to score cheap points against immigrants. This is as dangerous as was painting cross hairs on a... Read more

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July 19, 2019 48 min

If you have fatigue, depression, overweight, poor sleep or memory, here's GOOD NEWS. Often, the easily treated underlying cause is simple LOW THYROID. But, standing in your way to good diagnosis and proper treatment is a huge untruth: The false claim that you need only one particular test for diagnosis, and only one particular medicine for treatment. In fact, better diagnosis springs from a PANEL of 4 thyroid tests; and better ... Read more

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"EASILY CORRECTABLE" Could these two words actually describe your problem with anger, stress, or irritability? The MD's say "YES"! You might be suffering from a common easy to fix medical condition. Adrenal imbalance is a hidden epidemic affecting many millions of unsuspecting people just like you. Once diagnosed with a simple inexpensive home test saliva kit, the treatment is easy. Targeted vitamins and over-th... Read more

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As an MD, I say stop wasting money on vitamins that don't have the necessary PURITY or POTENCY. Yes, use nutrition to help manage various medical issues, but use items with a higher quality than provided by pharmacies or health food stores. Consider THYROID boosters as just one example. No amount of store bought vitamins can match the evidence-based formula, 'Med Caps T3'. It has the crucial items & amount of vitami... Read more

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June 13, 2019 49 min

Most people would be quite surprised at how common and widespread is the problem of FATIGUE. Low energy is a worldwide issue, frequently caused by the sluggish metabolism of worldwide THYROID imbalance. It affects over one billion of us. In developed nations it is extremely misdiagnosed, often treated as if simply depression, overweight, insomnia, arthritis, poor food choices, lack of exercise, etc. THE GOOD NEWS: Better diagnosis ... Read more

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Do you need help caring for an aging adult? Are you one of many seniors needing some kind of assistance? Your county government provides a huge assortment of extremely useful services. Check out your county's "AAA" (Area Agency on Aging) for help in tapping this wealth of resources. It is a federally funded program all over the country, dedicated to helping us all achieve a higher quality of life. Lots of programs avail... Read more

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June 3, 2019 48 min

Ever wonder why our society seems so troubled? We are so dangerously off-balance because male/female status is so out of balance. The exquisite harmony of nature needs both the masculine and feminine principle to be examined and expressed. The problem is that governments and politics are largely run by just men. It is only in the last 100 years that women have even had the right to vote, and only just recently have women commonly r... Read more

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"Climate change is already adversely affecting human health. Moreover, it is expected to put a severe strain on the entire healthcare system." This quote is from a major medical journal on the widespread crisis related to global warming. You may have noticed the growing epidemic of allergies and asthma. Or maybe you've become concerned about the increased number and severity of hurricanes, floods, and wildfires. This pr... Read more

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During the crisis over Trump collusion/obstruction, my female patients were becoming depressed. Many lamented, "I can't tell who to believe." Some even said, "This is not the country I was once proud to be part of." Because of higher hormone fluctuations, more women than men are prone to depression from politics and other causes. I gave them two remedies: 1) Read up on how it all played out during Watergate, and... Read more

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April 19, 2019 46 min

Get rid worry about diabetes and heart disease. How? Take a stand against "METABOLIC SYNDROME". Yes, a major prelude to severe heart and blood sugar illness is that combination of signs and symptoms, once called "syndrome X" or "polycystic ovary" or "insulin resistance syndrome". The combo includes increased waist size, high blood lipids, hypertension, insulin resistance, and high blood sugar. It is ... Read more

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