Linking Organic Acids to Sex and Adrenal Hormones

featuring Christina O'Brien, DC

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Summer School Edition: Episode 7

Published August 22, 2023

Nutritional markers are a great way to evaluate a patient’s nutritional status. Join us for a DUTCH Podcast Summer School episode all about the nutritional markers found on the organic acids (OATs) panel of the DUTCH Test.  

Host Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, interviews our guest Christina O’Brien, DC, on all things OATs. They talk about where each OATs marker comes from and how they earned their place on the DUTCH Test. Jaclyn and Christina also chat about the potential nutrient deficiencies associated with the various OATs markers, and suggestions for repleting deficient nutrients.  

Listen now, you’ll be glad you did!


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About our speaker

Dr. Christina O'Brien, DC, RDN, DACNB, IFMCP is a highly skilled and compassionate healthcare professional with years of experience in helping her patients achieve optimal health and wellness. She earned her Doctor of Chiropractic degree from Sherman College of Chiropractic in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and her Bachelor of Science in nutrition and dietetics from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a dietetic internship at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.   

As a clinical educator with Precision Analytical, Dr. O'Brien is part of a team of doctors who are highly regarded in the functional medicine testing world. Her expertise and experience are highly valued by Precision Analytical, and she is frequently asked for by name to consult on tough hormone cases.

Please Note: The contents of this podcast are for educational and informational purposes only. Precision Analytical will be interviewing functional medicine key opinion leaders, the best and brightest in the field. The information is not to be interpreted as, or mistaken for, clinical advice. Please consult a medical professional or healthcare provider for medical advice, diagnoses, or treatment.

Show Notes

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