Most of the time we're offered (& take) birth control without having any idea of what it's really doing inside our bodies. Today we're diving DEEP into what we should be told: How it works in our body & what the negative side effects could look like!
Of course I believe in the right to chose birth control! But I believe in INFORMED consent! I also know that it's a band aid "solution" & it's not getting down to the root of the problem.
Our entire lives we've been told that we can get pregnant at any time, but that's NOT TRUE! You can only get pregnant 3-5 days out of the month! Today we chat about how you know when you're fertile window is & what to do if you want to stop birth control!
We've all experienced some form of PMS before! It's soooo common but that doesn't mean it's NORMAL! Moderate to severe PMS is the result of a hormonal imbalance.
Here's what we get into:
A FEW SIGNS OF LOW PROGESTERONE:
I can't wait for you to hear this episode because this topic is near & dear to my heart! I struggled for years with digestive issues and had no idea that it was connected to my PCOS (which I was undiagnosed with for years).
Even if you don't have PCOS you'll gain value from this episode because we're really talking about INFLAMMATION & how that looks in your body.
Causes of inflammation
Signs of inflammation
In this episode:
1. Intro on me, Corinne!
2. What to expect on the MIND your hormones podcast
So, who am I?
I'm Corinne, I'm 30 (will be 31 at the end of this month!) and I live on Eastern Long Island with my boyfriend Chris.