on the DUTCH blog

Hormones, Pregnancy, Postpartum, and the Baby Blues

By Debbie Rice, ND, MPH

The Centers for Disease Control reports that 1 in 8 women each year in the US experience symptoms of postpartum depression (PPD), also commonly referred…

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Can Seed Cycling Ease Menstrual Cycle Complications and Symptoms?

By Clinical Consulting Team

Many healthcare providers look to DUTCH testing to help diagnose their female patients experiencing issues with their menstrual cycle and symptoms such as irregular or…

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Menopause for Men: What Does Low Estrogen Mean?

By Timothy Hyatt

If you are a male, you have likely heard or read about declining testosterone (low T). Testosterone production does decrease with age, but it can…

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In Pursuit of Best Practice: Menopausal Hormone Therapy (MHT)

By Clinical Consulting Team

Doreen Saltiel, MD, JD, FACC is board certified in Internal Medicine and an Advanced Fellow in Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine. Recently, she served as the…

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8 Ways DUTCH Fits in with Your Telemedicine Practice

By Wynter Kaiser

During these trying times, taking care of your patients is ESSENTIAL to their overall individual and collective health. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, many functional…

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The Burnout Phenomenon

By Carrie Jones, ND, MPH

Traditional Doc’s are finally starting to get it! Workplace burnout (Z73.0) was added to ICD-101,and was defined as an occupational phenomenon, but not a medical…

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YES! Urine testing can be used to monitor transdermal estrogen creams or gels

By Mark Newman, MS

In this blog, you will see the data that has led us to the following conclusions about monitoring transdermal estrogen: Serum and urine (DUTCH) testing…

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Monitoring patients on transdermal testosterone replacement

By Mark Newman, MS

In our previous blog, “Yes! Urine Testing Can Be Used to Monitor Transdermal Estrogen Creams or Gels”, we concluded that transdermal estradiol is effectively monitored…

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Why Assessing Progesterone Is Better with DUTCH

By Mark Newman, MS

In July of 2017, we had an excellent post from Dr. Schroeder about why we test cycling women within days 19-22 of their cycle. As…

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Is Cortisol causing your patient to struggle with sleep in the middle of the night?

By Carrie Jones, ND, MPH

The DUTCH Plus now has the answer! When patients suffer from insomnia, the 5 salivary cortisol measurements on the DUTCH Plus may not be enough…

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