Dr. Jolene Brighten (@drbrighten) is a nutritional biochemist, a pioneer in women’s medicine, and the author of Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill.

What We Discuss with Dr. Jolene Brighten:

  • The pros and cons of using hormonal birth control.
  • How the birth control pill can change who you’re attracted to and why there are higher instances of divorce when women go off the pill after getting married while on it.
  • The problems that arise for all of us when scientifically accurate sex education isn’t mandated in every school.
  • How the pill can mask symptoms of serious health problems — even infertility.
  • What you can do to alleviate potential problems from using the pill, and when to know it’s time to switch doctors who don’t take your concerns seriously.
  • And much more…

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Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill by Dr. Jolene BrightenSince its introduction in the 1960s, the birth control pill has done more good than harm for the women of the world — but it’s not without its potential pitfalls, and its effects are more far-reaching than just preventing unwanted pregnancies. It can mask symptoms of serious health problems, it can disrupt your microbiome, and it might even dictate who you find attractive.

In this episode we talk to Dr. Jolene Brighten, author of Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Control Pill. Even if you’re not a woman taking birth control pills — or even if you’re a man — there’s a lot of fascinating science here for everyone to take in. Listen, learn, and enjoy!

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