Birth Control

Birth Control’s Link to Autoimmune Disease

Autoimmunity has become an epidemic. 1 in 9 women will develop an autoimmune disease such as Hashimotos, reumatoid arthritis, lupus, IBD, MS, Type 1 diabetes, psoriasis, and more. “Autoimmune diseases have not always been this common. The prevalence of autoimmune diseases like systemic lupus, multiple sclerosis, and type 1 diabetes is on the rise. In …

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How to Solve Period Issues without the Pill

It’s no secret that hormonal birth control has become the one-stop-shop ‘solution’ for women’s hormonal imbalances. They’re highly prescribed by doctors to manage symptoms like acne, migraines, cramps, mood, irregular periods, and even cold sores. It’s not their fault, they’ve literally been trained to do so for the last 30 years in med school. But …

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Birth Control is an Endocrine Disruptor

We’ve been on a roll lately, talking about cleaning up your living environment and reducing your exposure to toxicants. Everything from cosmetics to laundry detergent to fragrances. But what about the obvious elephant in the room? Don’t let the candid photo fool you, the little Pill we pop every day or IUD we had implanted …

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How to Transition off Hormonal Birth Control

Birth Control is indeed a prescription written by a doctor, so before you make any decisions, please consult with your doctor! If you’ve spoken with your doctor, here are some of the basic things you may want to consider BEFORE / DURING you come off hormonal BC (information paraphrased from “Period Repair Manual” and “Hormone …

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