307: Natural Birth Control
Published May 16, 2018
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    Following the advice of parents, counselors, and health care providers, millions of women take hormonal birth control starting in their teenager years to avoid unwanted pregnancies, regulate their periods, or to control acne.

    But what if you gain weight, lose your libido, and get depressed? What then?

    The FDA warns that hormonal birth control could increase the risk of cancer and heart disease too (among other things), but this "fine print" is rarely discussed but potentially life changing. So what do you do?

    On this week's Yoga Talk Show, we'll explore good old fashioned cycle charting—but with a modern twist. Grab your cell phone and a cheap thermometer, and you can now gain very accurate insight into your menstrual cycles in about five minutes per day.

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    Listen & Learn:

    • How Fertility Awareness Method (FAM) can be just as effective as any other form of birth control
    • How to get started with a basel therometer, a phone, and 5 minutes a day
    • Why even many IUDs now are still using hormones
    • The risk vs. reward of messing with your body's hormones

    ABOUT OUR GUEST

    Magdalena Wszelaki is a Certified Holistic Health Coach whose own health journey started from a personal crisis. She is in remissions from Graves’ and Hashimoto’s and managed to reverse estrogen dominance and heavy metal toxicity. She is a Vipassana meditator and a Level II Reiki practitioner. She coaches people with thyroid and endocrine imbalances.

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