In the 1950’s the role of the woman in America was the housewife. We recognize her from I Love Lucy or Donna Reed; it wasn’t until May, 1960 that the FDA approved the new drug that people all over the world refer to as “The Pill.” For women across the country, it did more for them than any other effort of liberation, they started pursuing jobs, fueling the pro-choice movement, and encouraging more open attitudes towards sex; in fact, a writer in the late 1960’s described it’s important contribution to society only behind fire and tool making.
The pill made it possible for women to take control of their bodies! No longer was there the need to worry about becoming pregnant and a need to take care of the offspring, a woman could decide when she wanted to start a family, or not at all. Popular culture had glorified the image of the Happy Homemaker in the 1950’s, but with 100% fertility control, women were able to delay having children until after they’d secured a job or a degree.
Of course there were ways to implement birth control in America before this break through, but they were a lot less effective and illegal, because they could be dangerous. Margaret Sanger opened up the first birth control clinic in the country in Brooklyn in 1916, but she was arrested as a “Public Nuisance” and charged with 30 days of prison time. When she got out, she opened her clinic back up amid more arrests and prosecutions. The Comstock Act of 1873 prohibited any information or distribution of birth control as it was considered “obscene” and “immoral.” Violators could be imprisoned for up to 5 years and given a fine of $2000, a steep fee at the time. Sanger believed that the only way to end the law was to break it. In 1938, in a case with Margaret Sanger a judge finally lifted the ban on birth control ending the Comstock era and at this time, diaphragms became the most widely used birth control method.
Sanger made it her life’s mission to find an oral contraceptive. She grew up in an Irish-Catholic household amid 11 siblings and watched her mother die from tuberculosis from deteriorated health from eleven births and seven miscarriages. Supposedly she turned to her father at the funeral and said that he killed her mother from trying to have too many children.
She started writing a sex education column in 1912 called “What Every Girl Should Know.” It was one of the first sex ed pieces written and talked about the physical and emotional changes a woman goes through. She dedicated the subsequent book to the “working girls of the world.” She was constantly fighting for females voices to be heard and liberated from their bodies.
Sanger decided to go into Nursing, educated in the Catskills and then moved to Manhattan where she worked as a nurse in the Lower East Side, at the time, a community for poorer immigrants in tenement housing. These women couldn’t afford to care for all their children in the small living arrangements with so many mouths to feed and ultimately resorted to illegal, back alley abortions that resulted in huge health related problems. As Sanger cared for these women, she realized that she needed to do something about the problem. In 1914 she coined the word “birth control” and started sending women diaphragms and information through the mail before opening up her birth control clinic. The diaphragm was the most effective form of birth control in the 1950’s, but it was also the least used. Women were embarrassed to use it, it was bigger than the condom, and expensive. She dreamed about creating a pill that would be safe, cheap, and effective and she raised $150,000 to research the pill when she was in her 70’s. When she was 77, her dream was finally realized, the pill was finally on the market.
To look the whole world in the face with a
go-to-hell look in the eyes; to have an ideal;
to speak and act in defiance of convention
— Margaret Sanger
In 1962 one and a half million women were on the pill, by 1965, 10 million. It’s the most used drug in the world and now there are many different options on the market. What the pill was to the 1960’s, Jubilance is to 2019.
Since the advent of the pill, women were still suffering once a month, their period might become a little lighter with the pill, but PMS never went away. They might find one week a month they were incredibly depressed, or they fought with their husband, or they started crying for no reason, we at Terra Biological, realized that we could do something about it, we wanted to liberate women completely and fully from the stress that accompanies their period and make it so they didn’t have to go through the moodiness associated with PMS.
Terra Biological was started over ten years ago as a biotech company in San Diego. We researched oxaloacetate, a naturally occurring metabolite in the body found in the Kreb’s cycle, and patented a way to stabilize it in pill form. Our oxaloacetate has been on the market for over ten years, and as we were selling to doctors we kept hearing stories about their patients and their PMS.
One day, we got a phone call from one of our customers, Dr. Humiston. He told us that a few months ago, he gave OAA to one of his patients, an E.R. nurse who needed more energy after a night shift. The patient also needed help with Emotional PMS symptoms which hindered her focus in high-pressure situations. Since she had already tried hormonal birth control in the past, and her lifestyle was already fairly healthy, Dr. Humiston didn’t have much to offer her.
At a checkup several months later, the patient told Dr. Humiston that her emotional PMS symptoms had practically disappeared since taking OAA daily, and it had completely changed her career and home life. Since oxaloacetate is just an over-the-counter supplement, Dr. Humiston started recommending it to any patient reporting PMS symptoms. He kept hearing similar positive results. A couple months later, we received another email, “I am up to almost 30 women treated for moody PMS….I have only had one failure for moody PMS. Every other woman who has given me feedback (the majority of the 28-30 patients) has said that it substantially …resolves the mild PMS symptoms, in a short time from taking the supplement…” When we heard this we knew it deserved further investigation. So we enlisted the help of more scientists and conducted two separate clinical trials. Two years later we had completed two clinical trials, compiled the evidence and the study was posted by the National Institutes of Health. Two double-blind, placebo-controlled trials found that oxaloacetate, taken daily, relieves PMS-related Anxiety, Gloomy Mood, Perceived Stress (the unhealthy form of stress) and Irritation.
Women suffering from Emotional PMS experienced:
Improvement in PMS-related Anxiety by 51%
Improvement in PMS-related Gloominess by 54%
Improvement in PMS-related Stress by 36%
Improvement in PMS-related Irritability by 18%
Jubilance is a new supplement “Pill” that allows women to take control of their month. Jubilance stops emotional PMS in its tracks with a reduction in gloominess, perceived stress, anxiety, and irritability. Women can start enjoying the whole month and forget that PMS is even a thing. It’s 2019, so there’s no need to think about premenstrual syndrome. Margaret Sanger went out after women’s bodies, and we at Terra Biological want to do the same thing. We want Jubilance to be the 2019 version of what the Pill was to the 1960’s. Let’s liberate ourselves from those frustrations we have once a month and live our life to the fullest! We’ve found a way to completely liberate women from the monthly moodiness, find out how Jubilance can help you!