8 Ways to Prevent Holiday Fatigue & Lower Stress

Dr. Jolene Brighten Adrenal Comments

Do you feel like the holidays might get the best of you and your energy? If preventing holiday fatigue is on your mind, I want to let you know you’re not alone.  Many of my patients share that the holidays are the most stressful time of year for them!  Travel, family, late nights, eating out… It’s easy to see why …

Why I Chose to Join the Deepak & Oprah 21 Day Meditation Challenge

Dr. Jolene Brighten Postpartum Comments

I’m a new mom and if you are a mom reading this you know exactly what that means. I am lucky to get enough sleep, have a sit down meal or even use the bathroom in peace, let alone meditate. But as a doctor and yoga instructor, I know how beneficial meditation is, especially when you are chronically stressed. Now …

Factors That Affect Female Fertility

Dr. Jolene Brighten Fertility, Hormones Comments

It is estimated that over 10% of women aged 15-44 are unable to become pregnant. Listed below are some of the factors that contribute to infertility, including those which are preventable . Age More and more women are waiting until their mid to late 30’s to begin a family. When we are in our 20’s we have about a 80% …