Dr. Jolene Brighten is a Functional Medicine Naturopathic Doctor and the founder of Rubus Health—a root cause women’s medicine clinic where she specializes in the treatment of hormone disorders, including adrenal and thyroid conditions, and autoimmune disease.
She is the leading expert in Post-Birth Control Syndrome and the side effects and long term consequences associated with the use of the birth control pill. In her patient centered clinic, Dr. Brighten thrives on navigating the space between conventional and alternative medicine. She works with patients to help them achieve optimum balance, health, and happiness.
Today Dr. Brighten discusses hormones and the Birth Control Pill. The side effects that can linger after stopping the pill she has termed Post Birth Control Syndrome. This can include anything from hair loss, acne, infertility or more. She shares with us what is needed in order to get your hormones back on track.
As a gift to our listeners Dr. Brighten gives us access to her Birth Control Quick Start Guide .
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Here are some highlights from this Podcast:
(2:59) – What I wish the doctor would have told me before he prescribed Birth Control
(4:13) – What happens to your body Post-Birth Control
(7:36) – The correlation between Birth Control Pills and Breast Cancer
(11:12) – Other options for Birth Control
(17:08) – Foods that can help make a woman’s transition into menopause easier
(24:23) – Are Bio-identical Hormones safe to use