Why Test Hormone
Hormones are powerful molecules essential
for maintaining physical and mental health. We frequently think of estrogen as being a female hormone, and
testosterone as being a male hormone.
But men AND women make both, plus several more that need to be in balance for optimum health. An imbalance of any
one hormone can throw your physical and mental health out of balance, causing aggravating and even serious health
One size does not fit all when it comes to
hormones! For decades western medicine has prescribed Hormone Replacement Therapy as if everyone needed the same
thing and the same amount. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Your hormones are like your fingerprints and in order to achieve optimal health, you need to know what your
specific imbalances are.
There are several ways to test for
hormones(saliva, serum and urine), but the state-of-the-art method is through saliva. This is because only the
active portions of hormones are measured and it is these portions that determine how individuals feel.
So if you are seeking bio-identical
hormone replacement (BHRT), you’ll need to know active hormone levels. In addition, if using a topical
(transdermal) hormone preparation for treatment, saliva testing is the most accurate tool to measure and monitor