Polycystic ovarian syndrome is usually characterized by menstrual irregularities and hormone imbalances [1]. A common trend I see in PCOS patients clinically, is suboptimal sleep, of which there are several causes. Another intriguing connection is the one between sleep apnea and fatty liver. As you’ll learn here, many of the underlying hormonal issues found in…

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Cycle monitoring can be done in various ways. This article will discuss cycle monitoring in the context of working with a naturopathic doctor. You will find there are many ways to do it, varying in price and convenience. When working with conventional Fertility Clinics, you may find cycle monitoring requires repeated visits to the clinic,…

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Cycle monitoring can be done in various ways. This article will discuss cycle monitoring in the context of working with fertility doctors where routine ultrasounds and blood work are done. You can also monitor ovulation through other means, through less invasive methods, at home. For information related to at home ovulation monitoring methods, please click…

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a group of women jumping with joy and a text bubble saying simple steps for optimal estrogen metabolism

Estrogen is a key hormone in women’s (and men’s) lives. It’s one of the primary sex hormones in women and plays a strong supportive role in men. To learn more about the types of estrogen, please click here. This article will show you how to optimize estrogen metabolism. The Need to Metabolize Estrogen When we…

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skeleton in the woods with text bubble saying bone health: how to minimize age related changes

There are many aspects to aging that are normal and inevitable. Changes to bone mass and bone density gradually decrease as we age; however, there are many factors which help protect against these changes. It’s important to understand how bone health changes as we age, and see what we can do to help slow these…

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Precision Analytical logo with text bubble saying Precision Analytical Dutch Test which naturopaths use to test hormones

DUTCH Test by Precision Labs This Test is useful for: Hormonal IssuesStubborn Weight LossSleep IssuesLow Energy Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Dried Urine Results Returned in: 14 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test Sex Hormones Progesterone (and metabolites) Estrogen (and metabolites) Testosterone (and metabolites) DHEA (and metabolites) Stress Hormones Cortisol and Cortisone Dysbiotic…

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