Hey Neighbor's I am your local Naturopath & Medical Herbalist with a special focus on Women's health and wellness.
I thought I would pop in and talk you about the advanced hormone testing I offer in my clinic.
I see women everyday who say to me "I AM SICK OF THE TESTS NOT SHOWING ANYTHING 🤷♀️ But, I still have all the signs and symptoms of hormone imbalance"
If this is you - it's simply because you haven't had the RIGHT tests done!
The standard blood test 💉is a great first step but it still can't give you the whole picture when it comes to your hormone health.
This is where advanced hormone testing comes in; the DUTCH Test (Dried Urine Comprehensive Testing)
So, what are the difference's between getting a blood test or the advanced dried urine test?
🩸Blood - one blood sample taken mid-cycle
🔬DUTCH - urine samples collected 4-5x mid-cycle, options for full month tracking to monitor your hormones throughout your entire cycle
🩸Blood - tests for estradiol, or total estrogen
🔬DUTCH - tests for all three estrogens; estradiol, estrone & estriol, total estrogen AND estrogen metabolites; 2-OH, 4-Oh and 16-OH, AND their detoxification through two methylation markers.
🩸Blood - tests for progesterone
🔬DUTCH - tests for alpha & beta progesterone
🩸Blood - tests for testosterone
🔬DUTCH - tests for DHEA, testosterone, Etiocholanolone, androsterone AND detoxification pathways of 5a & 5B reductase.
🩸Blood - tests for cortisol once in day
🔬DUTCH - tests for 24 hour free cortisol, 24 hour free cortisone, waking, morning, afternoon & evening values of cortisol & a-THF, b-THF, B-THE & DHEA-S
If blood labs ranges aren't giving you answers, come in - let's get you tested and find out what is really happening in the body 👩⚕️
Wider Manawatū councillors have decided to walk the talk when it comes to climate change by aiming to reduce regional council emissions by 30 per cent by 2030.
Horizons Regional Council voted on Tuesday to adopt the target and put $80,000 of unbudgeted money towards understanding its emissions inventory.
Do you think Horizons can do it? Why/why not?
39.5% Yes.39.5% Complete
43.5% No.43.5% Complete
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Any one else have no power in Feilding