Krista welcomes Dr. Jolene Brighten (OMG, fangirling!). Dr. Brighten is a Functional Naturopathic Medical Doctor and nutritional biochemist with a focus in women's endocrine health. She is a leading expert in Post Birth Control Syndrome and the long-term side effects of hormonal contraceptives. She is also the author of Amazon bestseller Beyond the Pill: a 30 day plan to support women on birth control, help them transition off, and eliminate symptoms of post birth control syndrome. She is also a mother to a beautiful boy, a speaker, a women's health advocate, and the founder and clinic director of Rubus Health - an integrative women's medicine clinic with clinics in California and Oregon.
Today, we are talking PERIODS.
WHAT WE DISCUSS:
-- Let's break down the menstrual cycle
--How do we increase the conversation here?
--What's "normal," and when should we be concerned?
--Listener questions: bloating, ACL tears/injury, moodiness, foods to help
--Using the birth control pill for symptom management and consequences
--Beyond the Pill- how we can work on our symptom, what we NEED to know