DUTCH blog

Reducing the Effects of Endometriosis: How Anti-Inflammatories, Including Melatonin, May Help

By Clinical Consulting Team

This post was written by our guest author, Alana Campbell, ND, L.Ac Endometriosis is a severely debilitating disease characterized by dysmenorrhea, pelvic pain, dyspareunia, and…

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Precision Analytical Publishes Peer-Reviewed Estrogen Therapy Research in Menopause

By Jaclyn Smeaton, ND

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jaclyn Smeaton, ND drsmeaton@dutchtest.com 503-687-2050 Precision Analytical Publishes Peer-Reviewed Estrogen Therapy Research in Menopause  [McMinnville, OR] – Precision Analytical, creators of…

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Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Breast Cancer Risk

By Clinical Consulting Team

This post was written by our guest author, Dr. Tori Hudson, ND An estimated 6,000 US women daily and more than 2 million women yearly reach…

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Breast Cancer, Nutrigenomics, and Estrogen Detoxification

By Christina O'Brien, DC

What is Nutrigenomics? Nutrigenomics is an interdisciplinary field of study that investigates the relationship between nutrition, genes, and health. Derived from the words “nutrition” and…

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Integrative Support for Patients with Fibrocystic Breasts

By Brook Ahnemann, ND

Fibrocystic breast changes are the most common breast condition, with up to 60% of women experiencing these changes at some point. Typically, though it can…

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The Role of Adrenals in PCOS

By Kelly Ruef, ND

It’s estimated that 20-30% of women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) have excess DHEA-S, indicating some degree of adrenal involvement in their condition. Considering…

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Metabolic Factors in PCOS

By Tim Hyatt, ND

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…

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Monitoring HRT with a Dried Urine Hormone Test

By Jaclyn Smeaton, ND

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,…

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What to Expect: The Menopause Years

By Rebecca Clemson, ND

When many women think about menopause, they think of suffering in silence for years with symptoms like hot flashes that culminate with the end of…

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You Need Free Cortisone and Metabolized Cortisol to Evaluate HPA Axis Health

By Kelly Ruef, ND

Not all cortisol tests are created equal. For your patient complaining of anxiety and fatigue, a standard test kit that measures free cortisol levels throughout…

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