We talk about hormones a lot, but truly understanding them and their pathways is key to understanding your health. To do that best, you’ll need to take a hormone test, but getting accurate and meaningful results can be a challenge. That’s why I’ve brought on the creator of the most comprehensive hormone test available to talk about your hormones and what they mean to you!
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Dr. Carrie Jones is the clinical director of Precision Analytical and the creator of the DUTCH Test. She’s a naturopathic doctor with a master’s degree in public health who focuses on women’s health. Dr. Carrie is a driving force in the movement to understand complicated health issues of all sorts and their relation to hormones.
Dr. Carrie and I dive into so much in this amazing conversation. We discuss everything from hormones and mindset to neurotransmitters and thyroid health. All this is to answer the question of why you don’t feel as good as you think you should.
Every system in your body is affected by hormones. That’s why having a complete picture of just what is going on with them is a key to understanding your health. Dr. Carrie explains how the DUTCH Test is a great comprehensive tool for you to use in order to gain this understanding. What it all comes down to is giving yourself the right information and knowledge to understand your complete hormonal picture so that you can best take charge of your wellbeing.
What would you hope to learn through hormone testing? Let me know in the comments!
In this episode
- Who the DUTCH Test is for and what you can learn from it
- The importance of getting a thorough and comprehensive look at all your hormones and their pathways
- Why having a genetic predisposition to a disease does not mean getting that disease is inevitable
- The limits of examining hormone levels through bloodwork alone
- The effects of hormones on neurotransmitters and why it’s important to understand this connection
- How you can use the DUTCH Test to discover the root causes of autoimmune diseases
- The risks involved in undergoing hormonal replacement therapy
“The nice thing about urine is you get to pick up all these extra pathways…. Here’s your estrogen but here’s where it’s going, because when you’re symptomatic or worried about cancer risk, you want to know where it’s going, otherwise you’re in trouble.” [7:31]
“Having this information is very empowering because you can do something about it. You can do dietary, lifestyle, exercise, supplemental changes to redirect all these pathways.” [10:05]
“Melatonin is made in the night and cortisol in made in the day. So cortisol is your sun, melatonin is your moon.” [19:18]
“When you get the DUTCH Test, or any test, then we can see what you need, because what I need and what you need are two different things.” [40:06]