What is lunar timekeeping? It’s related to the income of strippers… (“the moon” part 2 of 3)

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A previous blog post discussed the meaning of solstices and equinoxes and this one will discuss the concept of a month.  What an interesting coincidence that our moon, like healthy young women, cycles every 28 days.


The moon appears to  “wax and wane” depending on its position relative to the Earth and the sun’s illumination.  In this case, a picture is worth a thousand words:



As I mentioned, the moon is often associated with women because of the similarities of timing in humans.  Interestingly, the time that females are ovulating and their libidos are high is called estrus or being “in heat” and derives from Latin for “frenzy” or “mad impulse”.  The frequency with which that occurs varies in different animals. and in many mammals estrus can be associated with raising the hindquarters and arching the back.


sells beer

For example, female horses are in heat for about one out of three weeks, but only in spring and summer.  Dogs are in heat only two to three times a year.  Estrus can be associated with different smells, behaviors, and even swelling and redness of the genitals in baboons and chimpanzees.  In humans, the ovulation is concealed although there is an interesting paper showing that strippers get much more tips during their “heat” that you can read here.  Arguably, some have theorized that the display of cleavage , bright red lipstick, and other not-so-subtle clothing choices such as high heels are forms of mating displays:



baboons in heat

So why did I choose this topic on Chinese new year? Because this week, I received emails this week from a 42-yo woman shocked to find that she is pregnant and a 75-yo post-menopausal woman resuming menstruation after taking a telomerase activator. She writes:

After-about 1year ovulation may be occurring.how can I be sure when I
am very far past menopause and the slight bleeding continues for how

Believe it or not, I have seen women well past menopause in their 50’s and 60’s briefly start cycling again and several women in their 40’s unexpectedly conceive. First and foremost, I advised the 75-yo to get an endometrial biopsy to rule out precancer and check her pituitary FSH to see if her bleeding is possibly caused by ovulation.

To learn more about how female fertility might be influenced by telomerase activation, watch this video:


Podcast 41: Female fertiltiy


So we’ve talked about the nature of solar time, lunar time so what’s left?  Genetic time. Part 3 will explore a year in the life of your DNA

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Ed Park, MD

I graduated from Harvard with honors in Biological Anthropology prior to earning my Medical Degree and Masters in Public Health from Columbia University.

In 2007, I became the nineteenth patient to sign up for the use of a herbally-extracted telomerase activator.

The results were so positive that I founded Recharge Biomedical Clinic in 2008 and have since become the leading medical expert in this exciting new field of regenerative medicine treating over 1,300 patients with this exciting new telomerase activation medicine.

I won two Houston Film Festival Awards for my screenplays about Hypatia of Alexandria and Ed Brown of Kentucky.

In 2010 I wrote and self-published a Sci-Fi Graphic Novel called MAXIMUM LIFESPAN

In 2013, I wrote and published "Telomere Timebombs; Defusing the Terror of Aging"

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