What we’re covering in this episode:

  • The launch of Dr. Brighten’s new book Beyond the Pill 
  • Why we should pay more attention to what we’re putting into our body medicine wise
  • Why birth control can hinder your ability to get pregnant in the future 
  • What is “post birth control syndrome” and why it’s important to know about
  • Why it’s important to track your systems on birth control
  • What types of issues and side effects birth control can lead to
  • Why hormonal birth control can decrease your libido
  • The steps you should take if you decide to remain on hormonal birth control

Key Takeaways:

  • It’s always a good choice to be honest and not being scared of how it’s going to be taken – Dr. Lo
  • Make all of your plans and plan on doing none of them – Dr. Brighten

Resources Mentioned: 
Golden Eggs Fertility – my 6-week fertility boosting program for women + couples


Organifi – 30% off your order with code: Dr Lo at checkout

Where to Find Dr. Jolene Brighten Online: 

Dr. Brighten’s book

Dr. Brighten’s website 

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About Dr. Brighten: 

Dr. Jolene Brighten is a Functional Naturopathic Medical Doctor and nutritional biochemist with a focus in women’s endocrine health. She is recognized as a leading expert in Post-Birth

Control Syndrome and the long-term side effects associated with hormonal contraceptives. Dr. Brighten is the author of 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 a speaker, women’s health advocate and a medical advisor for one of the first data-driven apps to offer women personalized birth control recommendations.