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Dr. Jolene brighten    Leader in women's health, Author, Speaker

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

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Perimenopause Symptoms and Treatment

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Perimenopause/ Menopause Leave a Comment

You’ve probably heard of menopause, which officially occurs the year after you completely stop having a period. There’s a transition period before menopause that a lot of women experience, called perimenopause. This is a time when perimenopause symptoms start to crop up even though you feel like you’re much too young for that nonsense. While some women have a completely …

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What Is Breast Implant Illness?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Autoimmune Disease Leave a Comment

Breast implant illness is starting to gain attention in the medical community. Breast implant illness (BII) is the term used to describe symptoms associated with breast implants and can range from joint pain, skin rashes, hair loss, and headaches to chronic fatigue, anxiety, neurological issues, and brain fog. Many women who identify as having BII experience symptoms after having breast …

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What Causes Endometrial Hyperplasia + What to Do About It

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Estrogen Dominance Leave a Comment

Endometrial hyperplasia can be the cause of heavy periods, large clots in the menstrual blood, and in some cases, cancer. Often excess estrogen in the absence of sufficient progesterone, known as estrogen dominance, causes the cells in the lining of the uterus  (the endometrium) to grow abnormally thick. When the endometrium becomes too thick, you end up with a condition …

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When Is the Best Time to Test Hormone Levels?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Menstrual Cycle Leave a Comment

I get a ton of questions from women who are confused about their hormones. When you’re trying to figure out why you feel so crappy every month, it can be frustrating trying to get access to the appropriate tests. It can be even more frustrating to suffer terrible symptoms and yet have no diagnosis because your bloodwork comes back “normal.” …

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Is Folate the Same As Folic Acid? Which is Better?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Fertility Leave a Comment

Chances are, if you’re pregnant (or thinking about becoming pregnant one day) you’ve heard about the importance of folate for healthy pregnancies. Maybe, you’ve heard that folate is just plain good for your health. If so, you've probably found yourself staring at bottles of supplements wondering, “is folate the same as folic acid?” It's true—folate is essential for a healthy pregnancy …

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Does Alcohol Affect Your Period?

Dr. Jolene BrightenPublished: Menstrual Cycle Leave a Comment

Does alcohol affect your period and what about your hormones? We’re all pretty familiar with the negative effect alcohol can have on us the day after we’ve had a few too many cocktails…dehydration, screaming headaches, and fatigue. Hangovers are no fun, right?  But can alcohol affect your period and hormones, too?  Let’s explore the ways alcohol can potentially affect your …

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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

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