This month I have been interviewed for a few different summits and podcasts, all on the topic of hormone balance.
One of the main questions that I was frequently asked was, in my experience, what is the best way to test hormones?
As a practitioner trained in Functional medicine lab analysis, I see that there are limitations to the standard blood tests, as well as the limitations in the standardized allopathic analysis.
I also recognize that testing hormones is just one piece of the puzzle.
This is because most hormones are metabolized by the microbiota in the digestive tract, and in the liver.
The key word in that last sentence is ‘metabolized’….