Is your doctor educating you or your daughter about the potential short and long term effects of the pill?
My guest this week has made it her mission to educate women across the globe about the potential side effects of taking oral contraceptives. While millions of women have benefitted from the pill in countless ways, there may be unintended consequences you need to know about. These include gastrointestinal issues, sleep problems, weight gain, rebound acne, libido reduction, and many more.
We get to the bottom of the good, the bad, and the unknown about birth control pills on this educational and informative episode.
Please join me and my good friend, Dr. Jolene Brighten, as we reveal What They Don’t Tell You About Birth Control Pills.
Dr. Jolene Brighten is a prominent leader in women’s medicine and the emerging science of Post-Birth Control Syndrome — studying the effects of hormonal birth control on female health. A fierce patient advocate and completely dedicated to uncovering the root cause of hormonal imbalances, Dr. Brighten empowers women worldwide to take control of their health and their hormones. She is an international speaker, clinical educator, medical advisor within the tech community, and considered a leading authority on women’s health. Dr. Brighten is also part of the MindBodyGreen Collective and a faculty member for the American Academy of Anti Aging Medicine. Her work has been featured in the New York Post, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, Huffington Post, Bustle, The Guardian, and ABC News.