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Webinar: HPA Axis, Cortisol and Depression

HPA Axis, Cortisol and Depression James L. Wilson ND, PhD, discusses the frequent but often overlooked role of the HPA axis, particularly cortisol levels, in different types of depression. Listen to/watch the recording below, and download the slides by clicking here. During this webinar, you will learn about: Types of depression seen in major depressive… Read More »

10 Ways to Create A+ Patient/Provider Relationships

There is one thing that the most successful practices have in common: a group of engaged patients who enthusiastically talk about their experiences among friends, family and social networks. Tweaking just a few customer service habits could lead to better patient relationships and help you acquire more patients. Here are 10 simple ways to continue… Read More »

3 Simple Ways to Optimize Revenue Potential

Over the last couple of years, treatments like IV therapy and bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) have experienced tremendous growth, presenting many fresh revenue opportunities for practices. New service offerings are undoubtedly exciting to launch, but before making significant changes in staff or treatments, it is a good idea to look at optimizing the revenue… Read More »

8 Fibers Your Patients Need for Good Gut Health

By James Wilson, DC, ND, PhD Fiber is often thought of as some blah-tasting uniform mass you have to choke down just for regularity’s sake. Truth is, there are many different kinds of fibers, and an assortment is necessary for good health. Your patients need insoluble fibers, which bulk up and soften stools to maintain… Read More »

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)… 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 »