In today’s episode I’m joined by Dr. Jolene Brighten, a prominent leader in women’s medicine and the emerging science of post-birth control syndrome. We take a deep dive into the menstrual cycle, women’s health, the effects of birth control – and how to best support your system as you go through time.
Since every system in your body is impacted by your hormones, it’s so important to understand how they work – as well as what you might be feeling when they aren’t working optimally – so you can take action to care for yourself, and not be lost in the darkness of misunderstanding and fear about the inner workings of your own body.
My goal in this episode is to empower you as a woman with the knowledge you need to make the best choices for yourself, and know how to advocate for your health to the care providers you work with.
**Show Image:** https://www.dropbox.com/s/0t8ysn0old2ju9o/Sq%20Img%20Dr%20Brighten.png?dl=0
**Resources Mentioned in this Episode**
Dr. Jolene Brighten’s Website: https://drbrighten.com/
Dutch Hormone Test: https://dutchtest.com/
More test panels you can get yourself: https://yourlabwork.com/thebettyrocker/
Full Body Collagen: https://store.thebettyrocker.com/products/full-body-collagen/
The Four Pillars of Health https://thebettyrocker.com/the-4-pillars-of-health/
“Beyond the Pill” by Dr. Jolene Brighten: https://drbrighten.com/beyond-the-pill/
Dr. Brighten’s One Day Post Birth Control Syndrome Diet Handout https://drbrighten.com/pbcsdiet/
The Body Fuel System: https://shop.thebettyrocker.com/bfs/
Seed Cycling for Hormone Balance: https://drbrighten.com/seed-cycling-for-hormone-balance/
Acne after stopping birth control: https://drbrighten.com/acne-after-stopping-birth-control/
COMPLETE SHOW NOTES AND LINKS PAGE: https://thebettyrocker.com/episode-12-what-you-need-to-know-about-birth-control-the-menstrual-cycle-and-your-hormones-with-dr-jolene-brighten