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Dr. Jolene Brighten     Leader In Women's Health, Author, Speaker

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No More Shame, No More Myths: Your Comprehensive Women's Health Guide

No More Shame, No More Myths: Your Comprehensive Women's Health Guide

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adrenal fatigue symptom

Adrenal Fatigue: Symptoms, Causes & Treatments

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Sex Hormones Leave a Comment

Do you regularly experience brain fog, low energy, or difficulty waking up? Maybe you're unable to participate in activities that bring joy, or you have a dependency on coffee and stimulants to make it through the day. If any of these sound familiar, you're far from alone. One of the most common reasons patients come to see me is to …

Odd Symptoms of Menopause

10 Odd Symptoms of Menopause

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Perimenopause/ Menopause Leave a Comment

When most people think about menopause symptoms, hot flashes and night sweats are usually top of the list. It’s true that up to 80% of women going through menopause experience vasomotor symptoms (like hot flashes), but there are some really odd symptoms of menopausal not often discussed. These hormonal shifts impact all systems of your body, primarily driven by low …

take prenatal vitamins without being pregnant

Can You Take Prenatal Vitamins Without Being Pregnant?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Balancing Your Hormones, Herbs & Supplements, Pregnancy, Wellbeing Leave a Comment

Prenatal vitamins are often associated exclusively with pregnancy, but their benefits can extend beyond supporting a healthy pregnancy. Due to their rich concentration of essential vitamins and minerals, they can boost your overall nutrient intake, thereby reducing the risk of issues tied to nutrient deficiencies. Potential health benefits of prenatal vitamins when not pregnant include: This article will explore the …

acne and polycystic ovary syndrome

Acne and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Hormone and Skin Care Treatment

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Acne, PCOS Leave a Comment

In cases of acne and polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS), acne can appear on the face, neck, chest, and back. Imbalances of androgens, insulin, and inflammation can cause acne to be deep, cystic, and painful. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a complex hormonal condition that presents with several hormone symptoms beyond cystic acne. For some women, this means weight gain. For …

Endo belly

Endo Belly: Causes and Treatments for Endometriosis Bloating

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Cramps, Endometriosis, Estrogen Dominance, Menstrual Cycle, Period, Period Problems, What to Eat Leave a Comment

Endo belly refers to the severe abdominal distention or bloating that occurs in patients with endometriosis. It can not only take a significant physical toll but also has psychological impacts. Nutrition, lifestyle, and, in some instances, medications can help with the management of symptoms. Endometriosis is a common condition affecting about 10% of women and can present as pelvic pain, …

Menopausal Supplements

Best Menopausal Supplements According to a Hormone Expert

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Perimenopause/ Menopause Leave a Comment

Menopause, a natural phase in every woman's life, brings about significant hormonal changes that can affect physical and emotional well-being. You're probably already aware that this transition, while entirely normal and expected, can throw a wrench in many aspects of a woman's mindset in addition to how her body feels and functions (hello, hot flashes, mood swings, and sleep disturbances). …

Inositol for weight loss

Inositol for Weight Loss and Enhancing Metabolic Health

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Weight Loss Leave a Comment

Inositol improves insulin sensitivity by enabling the body to utilize blood glucose (blood sugar) more effectively, which is one of the critical mechanisms in how it aids in weight loss. Although often overlooked, inositol is a pseudovitamin (not technically a vitamin but a compound beneficial for nutrient intake) that plays a significant role in managing metabolic health and hormonal balance, …

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  • Izabella WentzDr. Brighten's work is so important for women's health. Whenever women with thyroid, menstrual or fertility issues come to work with Dr. Brighten they find have better periods, feel better, they have more energy and in many cases they are able to reverse their conditions. I highly recommend Dr. Brighten's work.Dr. Izabella Wentz, Thyroid Pharmacist, NYT Best Selling Author of Hashimoto's Protocol

  • Maya Shetreat-KleinDr. Jolene Brighten is a powerful force supporting women’s health and well-being. In a world where oral contraceptives are doled out like candy, Dr. Brighten guides women through reestablishing hormonal balance and reclaiming their lives. This book will help countless women in great need.Maya Shetreat-Klein, MD, author of The Dirt Cure

  • Mariza SnyderIf you are a woman and you are dealing with hormone issues, adrenal issues or a thyroid condition then this is your go-to doctor. Her clinic will help you restore your hormones, get your energy back and improve your period. I have been recommending my readers to her for many years because she gets the results that you are desiring.Dr. Mariza Snyder, Best Selling Author

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