The DUTCH Plus™ takes hormone testing to a whole new level. In addition to sex hormones and their metabolites, the DUTCH Complete™ looks at the overall diurnal pattern of free cortisol, and the total and distribution of cortisol metabolites. The DUTCH Plus™ adds the Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) to bring another important piece of the HPA axis into focus.
The DUTCH Plus (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones) is the most comprehensive hormone panel test.
Any women wanting to investigate possible hormonal imbalances or hormone related conditions such as;
- PCOS – poly Cystic ovary syndrome
- Amenorrhea – no periods
- Weight gain
- Low libido
- Premenstrual syndrome
- Mood swings
- Sleep issues
- Mood disorders
- Anovulatory cycle – not ovulating
- Estrogen dominance
- Monitoring hormone replacement therapy
What is being measured
The DUTCH Complete Hormone Profile for Women measure the key female hormones estrogen and progesterone, along with the stress hormones Cortisol and DHEA-S and testosterone plus the breakdown products of the above. covering 35 different hormones.
- Estrogen, progesterone and testosterone – the important sex hormones
- Daily free cortisol including 4 different samples taken over 24 hours providing information about stress patterns throughout the day
- Oxidative stress marker (8OHdG) providing information about free radicals and damage to cells
- Melatonin – the major modulator of circadian rhythms in the body associated with the sleep / wake cycle
- Organic acids including markers for vitamin B12 (methylmalonate), vitamin B6 (xanthurenate), glutathione (pyroglutamate), dopamine (homovanillate), adrenaline (vanilmandelate), and serotonin (5-hydroxy indole acetate). They provide information about metabolism / workings in the body’s pathways.
Urine samples are taken using filter paper making the test suitable for use at home as there is no need for a blood draw or 24-hour total urine collection. You need to collect just four or five dried urine samples over a 24-hour period.
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