Comprehensive Female Hormone Testing is an innovative way to test what is actually going on in your body. Hormones pathways are complex and often the conventional way of testing hormones through blood work only provides a small piece of the puzzle. It’s not only important to know the levels of certain hormone in the blood but also levels of actual active hormones as well as their metabolites.
Dr. Tali Troyansky ND tests for: cortisol awakening response, free cortisol & cortisol metabolites, melatonin, oxidative stress, testosterone & androgen metabolites, progesterone, estrogen & estrogen metabolites, neurotransmitter metabolites and nutritional organic acids.
Comprehensive Female Hormone Testing is used for a woman at any point of her life cycle, from a teenager to a woman going through her menopause years, as they cover many concerns and symptoms: Infertility, PMS, PCOS, fibroids, acne, weight gain, hair loss, anxiety, thyroid disorders, painful periods and heavy periods.
This test isn’t just for those who experience menstrual cycles, as it is also for women going through menopause and peri-menopause. This is especially useful if you have hot flashes, weight gain, vaginal dryness, hair loss, low libido, stress / anxiety / fatigue (basically a dysfunction in your adrenal glands), night sweats, breast cancer, bone loss / osteoporosis etc.
You are unique, no two bodies are the same and blood work only let’s us see a glimpse of what is actually going on!
Let’s look into the different forms of hormone testing: