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Emotional Stress and Your Patients’ Gut Health

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Today’s society seems ever-focused on the high—high tech, high speed, and high stress, that is. Stress permeates all areas of life: job (or frustration with unemployment), finances, family, daily commute, even sleep. All of these areas affect your patients’ emotional state, which directly affects their gut and digestive system… Read More »

Urine Testing to Monitor Transdermal Estrogen Creams or Gels

Written by Mark Newman, President of Precision Analytical, Inc.  In this blog, you will see the data that has led us to the following conclusions about monitoring transdermal estrogen: Serum and urine (DUTCH) testing can be used to monitor transdermal creams and gels. Clinical parameters tested in the research (bone loss, vasomotor symptoms, FSH suppression) parallel… Read More »

How to Complete Virtual Dispensary Orders In-Office

Increase Compliance — Complete Virtual Dispensary Orders You now have the ability to fulfill supplement recommendations on your patients’ behalf in just a few clicks! Next time you place a supplement order in the patient chart, you will still have the option of sending orders to the patient to complete or you can click “Checkout” and… Read More »

June Webinar: Building a Successful Hormone Testing Program

Webinar Recording: Building a Successful Hormone Testing Program with a Practice Management System Listen as Dr. Alison McAllister and Dan McElwain of Power2Practice discuss how to efficiently manage hormone testing within your practice, utilizing practice management software like Power2Practice. During this webinar, you will learn how to: Identify patients and choose the right hormone test Receive… Read More »

Diurnal Fluctuations in Norepinephrine & Epinephrine

Posted by Dr. Kate Placzek – Republished with permission from ZRT Laboratory Stress has become a synonymous, integral even, accompaniment of life in our fast-paced world. Generally regarded as “distress,” our bodies struggle to re-establish physiological integrity at certain times, such as after working long hours, or when we have insufficient exercise, sleep and nutrition. Driven by… Read More »

May Webinar Recording: Addressing Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders

Webinar Recording: Addressing Autoimmune Thyroid Disorders Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARFM, FIACP, presents an hour-long webinar, discussing autoimmune thyroid disorders, including Hashimoto’s disease, and how to care for the autoimmune patient, including diet, supplementation, testing and liver detox. Listen to/watch the recording below! Topics Covered: How Hashimoto’s Disease and other autoimmune conditions develop What occurs… Read More »

Does She/He Really Need Thyroid Replacement Therapy?

by Jim Paoletti, BS Pharmacy, FAARM, FIACP When symptoms of hypothyroidism exist, there are many cases where the cause of the problem is not lack of thyroid hormone being produced from the thyroid gland. Before initiation of Thyroid Replacement Therapy (ThRT), it is very important to determine if the gland has the capacity to produce optimal thyroid… Read More »

The Epidemic of Breast Cancer and Thyroid Disorders: The Common Link

Written by Dr. David Brownstein A recent study found higher levels of free T3 (a thyroid hormone) as well as thyroid peroxidase and thyroglobulin antibodies in patients with breast cancer when compared to healthy controls. (1) Nearly one in seven (14%) U.S. women have breast cancer. Thyroid disorders are the most common endocrine disorder present in the… Read More »

Micronutrient Testing in Celiac Disease – When a Gluten-Free Diet is Not Enough

Republished with permission from SpectraCell Laboratories Celiac disease is characterized by the inability to tolerate gluten, which is a protein found in wheat, rye and barley. When gluten is ingested by a person with celiac disease, an allergic reaction follows that causes serious damage to the intestinal wall, ultimately creating malabsorption issues and a host… Read More »