Holy Hormones Honey! Tune in for Leslie BothaâsÂ latest EpisodeÂ âA World without MS: Vitamin D’s Role â airingÂ March 6thÂ 9am Pacific Time on the VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.
March is National Multiple Sclerosis Education and Awareness Month. MS was identified almost 150 years ago, yet the disease still has no cure.Â Over 2.5 million people around the world have been diagnosed with MS including about 400,000 Americans. Women are to 2 to 3 times more likely to develop MS than men. The number of MS cases continues to grow. Sue Ryan joins host, Leslie Carol Botha to discuss the role of Vitamin D to prevent or even treat MS.Â Â Upon retiring from a career in Washington, D.C., in her early 50s, Sueâs health unexpectedly deteriorated. She empowered herself to find out âwhyâ by attending medical seminars and conducting research to resolve her health issues.Â One of her key findings was that she was highly deficient in Vitamin D. While on her journey to better health, Sue became impassioned with the health benefits of Vitamin D. One of the health benefits supported by scientific research is vitamin Dâs connection with MS.
About Leslie Carol Botha
Leslie Carol Botha is host ofÂ Holy Hormones Honey!Â on theÂ VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.Â Â Botha is also a Womenâs Health Educator and Internationally Recognized Expert on Womenâs Hormones and Behaviors. She is the co-author of the highly acclaimed Understanding Your Mind, Mood, and Hormone Cycle, the first in a menstrual health education series that provides women with the education they never received about how their hormone cycle affects not only their minds, and moods, but their personal and professional relationships and their overall health and happiness.
Botha is a member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research, and an advisory board member for the Cycles Research Institute. In 2006, Botha received the Edward R. Dewey Award for her pioneering research on how womenâs hormonal fluctuations affect their behaviors. The award was bequeathed by the Foundation for the Study of Cycles.
Her research is also featured in The World According to Cycles- How Recurring Forces Can Predict the Future and Change Your Life by Samuel A. Schreiner, Jr., published by Skyhorse Publishing, New York City. Schreiner has noted that Botha is âone of the most prominent twenty-first century natural cycle thinkers.â