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Estriol Supplementation and Metabolites – A Caveat

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc. I want to discuss a complicated scenario with you. If you give estriol, please keep reading. If you don’t use estriol in your practice, feel free to forward this to those who do! Bottom Line: When a patient takes estriol (especially if it is oral/sublingual) some… Read More »

Human Response Patterns to Stress: Paths to Adrenal Fatigue

Written by James L. Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Many of my patients who suffered from the effects of adrenal fatigue and chronic stress often asked: “How did I end up this way?” The descriptions given below are snapshots of the most common patterns of adrenal fatigue I have seen clinically over the past twenty-four years.… Read More »

January Webinar Recording: Pellet Hormone Therapy – a Primer for Clinicians

Webinar Recording: Pellet Hormone Therapy – a Primer for Clinicians James Mirabile, MD, FACOG, Medical Director at SottoPelle, presents an hour-long webinar on pellet hormone therapy basics and how it can revitalize your practice. Listen to/watch the recording below and download the slides by clicking here! Topics Covered: General questions to help identify HRT candidates… Read More »

14 Resources You Need to Succeed in Functional & Integrative Medicine

Functional and integrative medicine are two medical disciplines focused on treating the root cause of disease and on patient-centered care. They are driven by physicians who are frustrated with the conventional medicine model that delivers a pill for every ill, and by patients who are quite literally sick and tired of being sick and tired.… Read More »

Understanding Obesity and Nutrition

Republished with permission from SpectraCell Laboratories In the past, obesity was understood in fairly simple terms: excess body weight resulting from eating too much and exercising too little. Obesity is now regarded as a chronic medical disease with serious health implications caused by a complex set of factors. Micronutrients and Obesity: Obesity is a complex,… Read More »

Top 5 Reasons You Need the P2P Virtual Nutraceutical Dispensary

As the American healthcare system continues to focus on sick care, a growing number of individuals seek wellness and preventative care solutions to address their unique health needs. In fact, according to the 2017 CRN Consumer Survey on Dietary Supplements, 76 percent of U.S. adults take dietary supplements. This staggering number represents a significant opportunity… Read More »

Guide for Interpreting Testing Levels for Hormone Contraceptive Users

Posted Dr. Sherry LaBeck – Republished with permission from ZRT Laboratory Interpretation of hormone testing using saliva, dried blood spot, or serum can be tricky when women are using oral, patch, or other hormonal contraception methods. The types of hormones in these contraceptives are synthetic, and although they may be close to the molecular structure of our body’s own… Read More »

What is the Value in a Virtual Dispensary?

Written by Fullscript There is no question that having an online presence facilitates the awareness and delivery of your health care services. Likewise, if you recommend and sell natural health products as part of your practice, having a virtual dispensary is a great way to facilitate your health care delivery. Whether you don’t yet have… Read More »

The Potential Benefits of “4-Spot Urine Testing” for HPA Axis Assessment

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc. and Carrie Jones, ND The health of the entire hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis is critically important for maintaining proper health primarily because of cortisol’s role in the body. Cortisol is known as a glucocorticosteroid because of its effects on blood sugar regulation (gluco), it is made in the… Read More »

Theories, Research and Treatment with Vitamins and Antioxidants

Republished with permission from SpectraCell Laboratories New theory on how vitamins work gains attention A group of researchers in Europe proposed a new theory on how vitamins work in the body, displacing the former accepted view that vitamin molecules work directly on cells in the body. Their research, which used radiation and electron pulse technology, led them… Read More »

Most Prescribed Supplements of November 2017

Written by Fullscript Are you curious about what supplements other practitioners are prescribing to their patients? Each month, Fullscript, the #1 award-winning, online, supplement dispensary, shares what their community of more than 17,000 practitioners prescribe the most. This information is currently based on U.S data. Here are the top 10 most prescribed supplements on Fullscript for November… Read More »

Preserving Muscle in Menopause

By Paul Savage, MD, FAARM, ABAARM – Founder and Chief Medical Officer | Power2Practice New research suggests that taking vitamin D supplements can help women to significantly increase their muscle strength and reduce the loss of muscle mass for at least 12 years after menopause. Dr LM Cangussu, from the Botucatu Medical School at Sao Paulo State… Read More »