Beyond the Pill: A 30-Day Program to Balance Your Hormones, Reclaim Your Body, and Reverse the Dangerous Side Effects of the Birth Cont


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About the Author

Dr. Jolene Brighten is a pioneer in women's medicine and an award-winning board-certified naturopathic endocrinologist and certified sex counselor. She is the author of Beyond the Pill and Healing Your Body Naturally After Childbirth. A fierce patient advocate and completely dedicated to uncovering the root cause of hormonal imbalances, Dr. Brighten empowers women worldwide to take control of their health and their hormones. Her website,, and large social media platform, allow Dr. Brighten to teach women from across the globe how to heal their hormones and have a better conversation with their doctor. She is an international speaker, clinical educator, medical advisor in the FemTech industry, and considered a leading authority on women's health. Dr. Brighten is also a faculty member for the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine and part of the MindBodyGreen Collective. Her work has been featured in the New York Post, Forbes, Cosmopolitan, HuffPost, Bustle, The Guardian, and ABC News.


"Hormonal birth control is harmful to women's brains, mitochondria, fertility and health! Dr. Jolene Brighten's groundbreaking protocol guides you in understanding natural ways to address your hormone symptoms and how to safely transition off of birth control."--DAVE ASPREY
"Dr. Jolene Brighten is my go to expert for anything related to women's hormones! Beyond the Pill provides insight and much needed solutions to common issues women on hormonal birth control face. I highly recommend reading this book if you're on birth control or considering starting."--IZABELLA WENTZ, PharmD, FASCP, Pharmacist and author of Hashimoto's Protocol
Life after birth control does not need to be complete hormonal hell of feeling exhausted, breaking out, gaining weight uncontrollably, or losing your libido for good. Dr. Brighten gives you the exact, easy to follow steps to recover your body, reclaim your hormones and get back to your normal.--JJ VIRGIN
"Whether you're on the pill, recently off of it, or off of it for many years, the tools and information in this book will guide you through transforming your health, step by step. This is now the go-to resource that women will use to take back their hormonal health."--DIANE SANFILIPPO, Certified Nutrition Consultant and New York Times bestselling author of Practical Paleo, The 21-Day Sugar Detox, and Keto Quick Start

"Dr. Brighten's comprehensive patient guide details the long term side effects and consequences that come with popping that daily pill. I highly recommend you read Beyond the Pill if you're considering starting birth control or have already been prescribed it."--KELLY BROGAN, MD
"Groundbreaking solutions for the common hormonal struggles women face both on and off birth control. [Dr. Brighten's] words are uplifting, inspiring and empower women to honor their body...a must read book to help take control of your hormones naturally."--AMY MEDLING, Founder of PCOS Diva and author of Healing PCOS
"This is the book I wish I had 5 years ago when I was contemplating coming off birth control. Dr. Brighten's signature blend of smart, savvy advice plus a dash of sass is the answer to your question, 'What is there for me beyond the pill?'"--STEPH GAUDREAU
"This detailed work unpacks the problems with hormonal birth control and gives women real and actionable ways to help their bodies recover and thrive!"--KATIE WELLS, Founder of
"Beyond the Pill is an extraordinary 30 day program for your period, mood, fertility and missing libido. Dr. Jolene Brighten is leading the way in women's medicine with her innovative approach to hormones and getting off of birth control. This is a must read for every woman!"--DANA TRENTINI, MA, EdM
"Beyond the Pill is THE book to detail the impact of hormonal birth control on women. Every woman must read this if and when she uses birth control. The consequences are too great if not read. Protect your future child - and your own health. Read this book!"--DR. BEN LYNCH, bestselling author of Dirty Genes
"If you or a loved one has taken oral contraceptives, please read Beyond the Pill immediately. Dr. Brighten has singlehandedly created awareness of the profound effects contraceptives can have on your health."--DR. ALAN CHRISTIANSON, New York Times bestselling author of The Adrenal Reset Diet and The Metabolism Reset Diet
"Beyond the Pill is a book every mother should gift her daughter, for every daughter to read and pass it on to another woman. Even though the unravelling side effects of birth control are troubling, the book empowers with protocols to naturally regain our womanhood, and periods."--MAGDALENA WSZELAKI, Author of Cooking for Hormone Balance and founder of
"As a PCOS advocate, I highly recommend Beyond the Pill if you're considering taking birth control or transitioning off. Dr. Brighten has provided the most comprehensive patient guide regarding birth control. Before you start, continue, or stop birth control you need to read this book."--DR. FIONA MCCULLOCH, Bestselling author of 8 Steps to Reverse PCOS
"Dr. Brighten's book Beyond the Pill is a beacon of hope for every woman searching for a way off hormonal birth control. Written by a doctor who really knows her stuff, it's a must-read in this important time of change for women's health."--DR. LARA BRIDEN, Bestselling author of Period Repair Manual
"An innovative approach to women's hormone health! You do not need to depend on hormonal birth control to optimize your hormones. You can begin to transform your hormones and live a better life with the protocols in Beyond the Pill."--AMY MYERS MD, Author of the New York Times bestsellers The Autoimmune Solution and The Thyroid Connection
"As a functional medicine practitioner, I have seen the havoc birth control pills can wreak on a women's health. Dr. Brighten steps up with this stellar, practical guide and takes the guesswork out by delivering an easy to follow 30 day protocol to start reclaiming your health."--DR. WILL COLE, Leading functional medicine expert and author of Ketotarian