Why DUTCH test?
DUTCH Complete (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones)
Are you struggling with severe fatigue, insomnia, weight loss resistance, mood issues, bone pain, anxiety? Did you know they might have the same root cause? Hormones are notorious for causing these types of problems.
Hormones are being tested by medical providers and many alternative medicine providers. There are three types of hormones testing most commonly used, blood, saliva, and 24-hour urine collection. In terms of results, this is how they compare:
The root cause being the primary concern of the Naturopathic Pharmacist, she uses the DUTCH test for a most extensive profile of sex and adrenal hormones along with their metabolites. Additionally, the daily (diurnal) pattern of free cortisol is included, along with melatonin (6-OHMS), 8-OHdG and six organic acids. Here is a female sample report and male sample report to see how extensive this test is and what to expect from such a test.
Why Use DUTCH?
- DUTCH gives you the full picture
- The Easiest Patient Collection: Patients collect just four or five dried urine samples over a 24-hour period. Dried specimen shipments are convenient worldwide. Dried samples are stable for several weeks.
- Analytical and Clinical Validation: Precision Analytical’s testing methods go through a rigorous validation process to verify accuracy, recovery, and linearity.
- Effective HRT Monitoring: DUTCH testing was designed to be optimally effective for most forms of hormone replacement therapy. Unique methods are used for improved monitoring of oral progesterone and vaginal hormones.