ASK LORNA

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  1. My husband and I have been trying to have a baby for over one year now. Our doctors say everything is fine. Can you help?

  2. I am 51 and I notice my skin has suddenly become dry and dull looking. I use quality moisturizers. What is causing this?

  3. I haven't slept in months and my night sweats are unbearable. What can you suggest?

  4. My 12 year old daughter is very pale, has no energy, and she is not doing well in school. Any suggestions?

  5. I am suffering with high blood pressure, heart palpitations, muscle pain, restless legs and twitchy eyelids? Help!

  6. Lorna, I've noticed that you do not have milk thistle your new Estrosmart and Estrosmart Plus formulas. Can you tell me what your reasons are?

  7. Lorna, I noticed your products no longer have your name and face on the bottle. What has happened?

  8. My doctor says that the belly fat, male facial hair growth and skin tags I have are due to my hormones. What can I do?

  9. I am a 35-year-old woman and have no energy. My fingernails are peeling, my hair is falling out and I have dark under-eye circles. Are all of these symptoms related?

  10. I know I need my vitamins and minerals but I just can't swallow my multivitamins any more. I also find I get nauseous when I take them. Do you have any suggestions?

  11. Dr. Oz recommends herbs for hot flashes and night sweats. What do you think?

  12. I have skin tags around my neck and now they are appearing at the edges of my armpits. What is causing them?

  13. My daughter has acne and dark whiskers on her chin. She is big in the hips and has irregular periods. I am worried as the doctor just wants to put her on the pill.

  14. I have weight gain, period problems, raging PMS and skin challenges. I was told my hormones are not being detoxified properly.

  15. I am a teacher and I really suffer with recurring colds and flu. I am missing too much work as a result of this. My husband is also getting sick often as he travels globally for business. What can we do?

  16. Why should I take vitamins and minerals? I have heard we can get all our nutrients from our food.

  17. After the leisurely days of summer I am having a hard time dealing with the stress associated with my children returning to school. I am waking up at night and feeling anxious. What can I do?

  18. Several of my friends have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. Is there anything I can do to reduce risk of contracting this terrible cancer?

  19. I have been suffering with vaginal dryness. Can you tell me what causes this to happen and how I can improve it?

  20. I have read in some magazines that omega 6 oils should not be consumed when you have breast cancer while other magazines say it is beneficial. Can you clear up this confusion?

  21. Many of my friends are doing liver cleanses as part of their spring cleaning. Do you think I need to do a liver cleanse?

  22. Is it true that vitamins, minerals and fatty acids are needed for a healthy heart?

  23. With the busy holiday season I am having a difficult time handling stressful situations. I am also suffering with insomnia where I can fall asleep just fine but wake up several hours later and can't get back to sleep. Can you help?

  24. I have been taking calcium supplements but am still losing bone based on my DEXA scan results. What else can I do to build strong bones?

  25. Hi Lorna, I have no problem going to sleep, but wake up numerous times during the night. Sometimes I am able to go back to sleep but other times I start to disturb my husband and just get up. I don't like the idea of sleeping pills. What alternative do I have?

  26. Can my husband also take MULTISMART? I have never taken a product where I have noticed beneficial improvement in so short a time.

  27. Can a pregnant woman take 5-HTP or Melatonin when pregnant?

  28. I have terrible PMS, painful ovulation and difficult menstrual periods. Is there anything I can take to normalize my hormones naturally?

  29. I have endometriosis and now my doctor has diagnosed uterine fibroids. Is there anything I can do to avoid having a hysterectomy?

  30. I have been suffering with varicose veins and hemorrhoids. Are there nutrients that will help?

  31. Help! Every month since I was a young woman I have suffered with painful, heavy, long periods and my skin breaks out. What can I do about it?

  32. I have low thyroid and I am taking thyroid medication. At first my symptoms improved—now they are back. My doctor wants to increase my dose but I have heard too much thyroid hormone can increase my risk of osteoporosis. My friend, on the other hand, has all the symptoms of low thyroid but keeps getting normal thyroid test results. What's up?

  33. I am a 39 year-old woman. I used to have a thick head of hair and now I notice not only am I losing hair my head, but the ends of my eye brows are thinning too. What can I do?

  34. I have fibromyalgia (FM) and I am wondering are there nutrients that have shown effectiveness in controlling the pain and muscle fatigue I experience?

  35. I am a 45 year old woman and I have noticed lately that I rarely have a desire for sex and I am suffering with vaginal dryness too. I know there are lots of recommendations for men but I have not come across anything for women.

  36. I have shingles. What do you suggest?