Wise Woman Ways

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  • Minerals for post-menopausal bone health Minerals for post-menopausal bone health
    Dear Susun, I know you like to use minerals for bone health after menopause. Can you talk more about that and share some recipes? Also, are hormonal supplements necessary when you reach menopause? Thank you for all your wisdom.
  • Medicinal mushrooms Medicinal mushrooms
    Dear Susun, What are the best ways to ingest medicinal mushrooms such as Reishii - as food; or are tinctures a good way to preserve the medicinal components?
  • Heavy bleeding during menstruation Heavy bleeding during menstruation
    Dear Susun, I just got my first period since being on Vitex and already have a wonderful improvement. Now I need to decrease the duration and intensity of the bleeding.
  • Natural solutions for PMS Natural solutions for PMS
    Dear Susun, Is there something natural that would help with severe pre-menstrual syndrome (PMS)? I'm completely done with trying antidepressants. But I still suffer and could really use some help.
  • Adhesions Adhesions
    Dear Susun, Have you ever worked with adhesions? I have them all throughout my abdominal/pelvic area, esophagus, diaphragm, ribs, and lungs.
  • Cessation of menses Cessation of menses
    Dear Susun, My period stopped and my doctor wants to put me on synthetic hormones. I would like to avoid taking synthetic hormones - can you help?
  • Increasing fertility the natural way Increasing fertility the natural way
    Dear Susun, Do you have any tips on how to increase fertility - are there supplements that can help? I've heard of using red clover tincture - is that really effective?
  • Digestive distress with menopause Digestive distress with menopause
    Dear Susun, I am new to menopause. Are digestive issues associated with this life change, and do you have suggestions from the Wise Woman tradition to deal with digestive issues naturally?
  • Natural approach to bladder infections Natural approach to bladder infections
    Dear Susun, What is the Wise Women Way approach to healing bladder infections? I hope you can help me - I've tried so many things and nothing has helped long-term.
  • The Wise Woman Way empowers women The Wise Woman Way empowers women
    The Wise Woman Tradition is the oldest known healing tradition on our planet. It offers a unique view of health that is woman-centered and deeply empowering to women.
  • The spirit of simples The spirit of simples
    Dear Susun, I am starting to study herbs and wanted to know what "simples" are and why you prefer them over herbal combinations.
  • Addicted to garlic Addicted to garlic
    Dear Susun, I think I am addicted to garlic. I eat at least 2-3 raw cloves a day...can you suggest some ways to incorporate garlic into my diet?
  • Ten tips for a healthy heart Ten tips for a healthy heart
    Hi Susun, As I age, I'm becoming concerned about the health of my heart. What can you recommend to keep it fit and toned, in terms of exercise and nutrition?
  • Herbal birth control Herbal birth control
    Dear Susun, Is there an herbal approach to birth control? As far as natural birth control methods go, I've only heard of the rhythm method.
  • Acne and rosacea Acne and rosacea
    Dear Susun, I have acne that takes forever to clear up and rosacea. I have heard that evening primrose oil and chaste berry are good. Could you help?
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB) Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB)
    Dear Susun, I am a 41 year old female that has been coping with what has been diagnosed as Dysfunctional Uterine Bleeding (DUB) for over two years now. Are there any herbs you can suggest?
  • Genital warts Genital warts
    Dear Susun, A friend of mine recently had cryotherapy to remove her genital warts...I wanted to give her some herbal recommendations for soothing the area so it heals well and for helping to prevent future recurrences.
  • Birth control for menopausal women Birth control for menopausal women
    Dear Susun, Should I be thinking differently about birth control now that I am experiencing menopause?
  • Painful breast, sore nipple Painful breast, sore nipple
    Dear Susun, I had a history of fibrocystic breasts in my early college years. For the past month, however, my right breast has been tender. I am low in progesterone - could that be the problem?
  • Genital herpes Genital herpes
    Dear Susun, I have genital herpes and am also chemically sensitive. Can you recommend some natural approaches to soothing the inflamed area?
  • Sore nipples from breastfeeding Sore nipples from breastfeeding
    Dear Susun, My good friend's daughter is suffering from very sore nipples - she just started breastfeeding last week. Are there natural remedies that can help alleviate her pain?
  • Phytoestrogens - friends or foes? Phytoestrogens – friends or foes?
    Dear Susun, Can plant hormones help women in menopause? Do they affect breast cancer?
  • Interstitial cystitis Interstitial cystitis
    Dear Susun, What do you know about interstitial cystitis?
  • Phases of menopause Phases of menopause
    Dear Susun, Can you tell me what I can expect in terms of the different phases of menopause, and things I can do to ease the transition?
  • Vaginal health Vaginal health
    Dear Susun, Can you tell me your views on vaginal health. Is there anything women need to know about how to keep their vagina clean and healthy?
  • Eliminating ulcers Eliminating ulcers
    Dear Susun, Do you have any herbal tips on how to eliminate ulcers?
  • Healing after a Cesarean section surgery Healing after a Cesarean section surgery
    Dear Susun, A friend of mine just had an unplanned Cesarean section and would like to use herbs to help her heal. Do you have any topical salves and infusions/tinctures to recommend?
  • Women's bladder issues Women’s bladder issues
    Dear Susun, Throughout my adult life I have had waxing and waning bladder problems. Do you have any recommended herbs for bladder health?
  • Nourishing the thyroid gland Nourishing the thyroid gland
    Dear Susun, I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism and have been on Armour Thyroid for about a year and a half. My goal is to stop using the Armour and care for my thyroid naturally without supplements.
  • Dry vagina during intercourse Dry vagina during intercourse
    Dear Susun, I have been experiencing dryness in my vagina during intercourse, more so than ever before. Aside from a lubricating gel, are there any foods or herbs that can help me with this?
  • Weight gain for menopausal woman Weight gain for menopausal woman
    Dear Susun, I gained 10 pounds in the last few years which I can't seem to shed and I think it might be due to life's changes. Any advice on how to lose the extra weight?
  • Uterine cysts / fibroid tumors Uterine cysts / fibroid tumors
    Dear Susun, A young woman I know is suffering with cysts (fibroids). She is in a great deal of pain and her doctors are talking about removing her female organs. Do you have any natural suggestions for her?
  • Antidotes for x-rays Antidotes for x-rays
    Dear Susun, I have a medical issue that requires me to have x-rays. Is there an herbal antidote that you would recommend before and after getting them?
  • Eczema Eczema
    Dear Susun, What can I do about eczema - does it require topical, dietary, or other types of solutions?
  • Help for migraines! Help for migraines!
    Dear Susun, I often get excruciating migraines as a result of exposures to chemicals and excess EMFs (electro-magnetic frequencies). Aside from avoiding those triggers, what can I do naturally to help when that happens?
  • Natural remedies for PMS Natural remedies for PMS
    Dear Susun, Can you recommend some natural approaches to managing PMS?
  • Green ally exercises Green ally exercises
    Dear Susun, I'd like to select and work with a green ally—can you recommend some simple exercises that can guide me through this process?
  • Is Jatoba useful for mold illness? Is Jatoba useful for mold illness?
    Dear Susun, I recently came across a website that talked about the use of Jatoba as an anti-fungal and adrenal tonic. Would you recommend it for mold illness or fatigue?
  • Fermented foods and vinegar Fermented foods and vinegar
    Dear Susun, There seems to be a lot of controversy over whether or not fermented foods and vinegars are appropriate for those of us with candida. How do you feel about this?
  • Heartburn Heartburn
    Dear Susun, What herbal allies would you recommend for those dealing with heartburn?