DUTCH Podcast:
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Season 1, Episode 9

Published June 14, 2022

We’re getting out of the shallow end of endocrine essentials and going deep into some controversial topics—so buckle up. Check out one of our Ask the Experts series with Tom Guilliams explaining the truth about Adrenal Fatigue and answering the question: Does chronic stress really “steal” pregnenolone to make cortisol?

Season 3, Episode 6

Published October 17, 2023

With host Jaclyn Smeaton, Dr. Allison Smith introduces us to the different forms of estrogen and sheds light on how understanding estrogen metabolism can offer valuable insights into how our tissues utilize this vital hormone. Dr. Smith explains why estrogen sometimes gets a bad rap and examines the factors contributing to this perception, including the role of environmental pollutants that mimic estrogen in the body. We learn about the importance of screening for and eliminating these xenoestrogens from our lives to promote better hormonal health. 

Summer School, Episode 5

Published August 8, 2023

Listen in as Dr. Rebecca Clemson breaks down the topic of estrogen dominance and highlights some of its hallmark signs and symptoms.

Host Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, and Dr. Clemson discuss the DUTCH Test results of a 37-year-old female who’s experiencing symptoms akin to PMDD and demonstrate how estrogen dominance could be at play.  

Season 2, Episode 21

Published March 7, 2023

In this episode, Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, talks with DUTCH founder, Mark Newman, MS, about recent DUTCH research publications and the functional medicine testing model as a whole. They dive into the strengths of the DUTCH Test, what sets DUTCH apart from competitors, and explore the methodology that makes DUTCH a leader in the integrative medicine world. This season is packed with great insights from leaders in the functional medicine community. Listen now to hear our final season two episode!

Season 3, Episode 4

Published June 4, 2024

In this informational episode, Jaclyn Smeaton, ND, and Carrie Jones, ND, discuss the connection between cortisol, cognitive health, mental health, and reproductive hormones. Cortisol can influence many parts of the body, including hormones, the prefrontal cortex, and stress resilience over time.  

Stress resilience looks different for everyone, but Jaclyn and Carrie provide some great tips to help mitigate stress, feel more at ease, and improve resilience. They also cover how stressors have changed since the pandemic, how hormonal shifts can create stress in the body, and the importance of not diminishing the effects of stress in our lives.