DUTCH blog

Can Seed Cycling Ease Menstrual Cycle Symptoms?

By Hilary Miller, ND

One of the most common reasons women test their hormones is due to “period problems”. They may be irregular, painful, or heavy. They may have…

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The Sex and Stress Connection

By Jaclyn Smeaton, ND

Stress is natural and normal part of life-but when it becomes chronic, it can have a major impact on your overall well-being, including your sexual…

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Recovering from Stress After the Holidays

By Debbie Rice, ND, MPH

The holidays are joyous, and they may also be filled with stressful events: family get-togethers, cooking for large groups, company parties, travel, and the societal…

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For Providers, Lab Trust is All in the Research

By Hilary Miller, ND

Patients and providers need lab results they can trust. Lab data can critically impact treatment plans and diagnoses, and the accuracy and validity of lab…

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Five Hormone Education Resources You Didn’t Get in School

By Kelly Ruef, ND

“They NEVER taught me that in school!” At DUTCH we hear our providers say this all the time and we couldn’t agree more. A lot…

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Metabolic Flexibility and Female Hormones

By Hilary Miller, ND

In recent years, a new concept has been sweeping the world of diet and nutrition-metabolic flexibility, or the ability for the body to use different…

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Building the Most Comprehensive Hormone Test: Ten Years of DUTCH

By Sydney Sprouse

This year, Precision Analytical celebrates 10 years of hormone testing In those 10 years we’ve had many opportunities to learn and grow. We’re honored to…

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Intermittent Fasting in Cycling Women: The Effects on Hormones and the Menstrual Cycle

By Jaclyn Smeaton, ND

Intermittent fasting has become popular lately, with evidence growing that shows benefits for weight management, metabolic health, longevity, and more1. Unfortunately, most of this research…

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors to Look For on the DUTCH Test

By Kelly Ruef, ND

Know the Risk Factors  Knowing the risk factors for breast cancer may be helpful, considering that breast cancer is the most common cancer diagnosed in…

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Evaluating Estrogen Detoxification to Understand Breast Cancer Risk

By Debbie Rice, ND, MPH

Breast cancer may affect as many as 1 in 8 women. It’s important for patients and providers to understand the role that estrogen detoxification plays…

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