Metabolic Factors in PCOS

One of the possible etiologies of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is metabolic dysregulation and thus it may be more appropriately called “metabolic reproductive syndrome”. This…

Monitoring HRT with a Dried Urine Hormone Test

A common use of the DUTCH Test is to evaluate and monitor patients on hormone replacement therapy (HRT). HRT most commonly consists of estrogen, progesterone,…

When is the Best Time to Test Your Hormones?

Dr. Jolene Brighten is a prominent leader in women’s medicine and award winning naturopathic physician. She is an international speaker, clinical educator, medical advisor within…

Using the DUTCH Test® for Vaginal Atrophy

Vaginal atrophy is one of the top complaints among menopausal women and women experiencing estrogen deprivation therapy post breast cancer. Symptoms commonly include: dryness, general…