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What We Don't Know About Hormones - Part 3

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Genova’s Endo+ Profile is the first of its kind in hormonal health, offering the unique ability to test saliva, blood, and urine simultaneously. This flexibility lets providers create tailored hormonal profiles that reveal insights and connections between sex hormones, thyroid function, adrenal health, melatonin rhythms, and estrogen metabolism. While creating this product, we spent years scouring the research for the most up-to-date clinical information. Some of what we found, or more importantly didn’t find, calls into question what gets repeated in the echo chambers of functional medicine.

Today is part 3 of our series where we challenge common doctrine in hormone testing. It’s good to be humble, take a fresh look at dogmatic concepts, and rethink what we thought we knew. 

Today on The Lab Report:

  • 4:35 Endo+ - we are learning new lessons
  • 6:05 Salivary testosterone in females
  • 8:10 Urinary cortisol and the effects of dietary sodium
  • 10:50 Steroidogenic pathway and aromatase enzymes
  • 12:15 Ben Bikman, insulin resistance, and aromatase
  • 13:50 Salivary collection – passive drool vs. devices
  • 16:20 Serum hormone levels and BHRT
  • 18:25 Salivary progesterone and stress
  • 20:20 Estriol and estrogen metabolism              

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