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Women have many health issues to deal with. There are different issues for every stage of life and for many women, the solutions elude them. There are many medications that attempt to modify or suppress symptoms but they do not necessarily address the causes of the problems. Many women look for alternative methods to improve health. More and more women are turning to naturopathic doctors such as Dr. Marita (Schauch) seeking help. Dr. Marita has a clinical practice that focuses on women’s health issues.

She has recently authored a book entitled Making Sense of Women’s Health. In this book, she covers 20 health challenges facing women. Every woman is likely to have some of these issues during her lifetime. The book has a chapter on each of these problems and covers the topic is significant detail, outlining causes and natural approaches to improve health. This approach empowers women to take control and discover ways to live healthier lives.

In this interview, we will discuss alarming trends in women’s health. We will discuss in depth how chemicals in our environment are disruptive to our hormonal system and how this disruption is causing significant health concerns. We now live in a world where contamination is the rule. Chemicals are ubiquitous. Adult women have been accumulating these chemical toxins for decades and now children are being born which dozens of toxins in their systems at birth  What are the effects of these toxins and what can you do to prevent and treat the health problems if you have them?


Steve Lankford is the host of Steve has over 40 years of experience in the natural products industry. His passion is helping others develop nutritional programs that work. At, Steve interviews the experts in the fields of science and nutrition. His in depth explorations and consumer friendly style are designed help listeners learn about the science of nutrition. His guests are some of the most respected experts in the natural products industry.

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NOTE: The statements presented in this podcast should not be considered medical advice or a way to diagnose or treat any disease or illness. Dietary supplements do not treat, cure or prevent any disease. Always seek the advice of a medical professional before adding a dietary supplement to (or removing one from) your daily regimen. WholeFoods Magazine does not endorse any specific brand or product.


Posted August 29, 2014