This profile is used to evaluate the adrenal glands and hormone balance. In the event of adrenal exhaustion and imbalances in the reported hormones, underlying causes must be determined through additional lab testing and investigation into environmental and lifestyle factors; while also supporting the endocrine system with therapies and lifestyle modifications.
- Proper levels of female sex hormones at proper times are required to: develop a follicle in the ovary, cause it to rupture at ovulation, nourish the endometrial lining of the uterus to prepare it for implantation of the embryo, inhibit maturation of another follicle during that same cycle, and cause the uterine lining to shed if an ovum is not fertilized.
- By mapping the menstrual cycle difficulties with the timing, distribution and output of estradiol and progesterone are uncovered and can be addressed using bio-identical hormones or herbal preparations that support hormone levels
11 estradiol,2 testosterone (AM), 11 progesterone