DUTCH stands for Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones. Unlike standard blood testing, this test not only looks at levels of hormones, but also the way your body processes and metabolizes hormones and their fluctuations throughout the day.
5 Reasons Why You Should Do DUTCH Testing:
1. Easy to Do
2. Comprehensive Hormonal Testing
3. Hormonal Fluctuation Optimization
4. Cortisol Curve
5. Cancer Prevention
Both Men and Women Read Ahead!
Estrogen imbalances and progesterone imbalances were looked at in September and October newsletters. Now it is time to take a look at testosterone. Although it is the hormone that is associated with males, it is just as important for it to be balanced in a woman.
There are a few kinds of estrogen - E1 (not a primary estrogen — mostly for bone and vaginal health), E2 (estradiol - the most powerful), and E3.
Estrogen gets a bad rap because of the thoughts we are get about it contributing to breast cancer and ovarian cancer.