Episode 76: Hormonal Evaluation in Lyme Treatment

Dr. Jolene Brighten

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Jolene Brighten, a women’s health advocate and author who discusses the role of hormones and post pill syndrome. She emphasizes that hormonal evaluation for both males and females should be included in Lyme treatment.

Dr. 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.