The Male Hormone Urine DUTCH Test® provides excellent information for men looking to optimize their health and wellbeing. While it is common to focus only on increasing testosterone, other hormones play key roles in symptoms such as fatigue, abdominal weight gain, gynecomastia, male pattern baldness, depression, insomnia, and more
Price: $595 Testing + Consult
No- This test is done at home and comes with prepaid shipping materials and everything you need to ensure proper delivery to the lab.
Web results are posted within 7-14 business days. Our office will notify you when test results have been reported.
Yes. The kit comes with easy to follow instructions
Yes. Dr Hagmeyer will review the test result with you. Each test comes with a 30-45 minute post-test review/explanation.
One we have placed the order for the test we are unable to issue a refund.
Hormone imbalances in men can contribute to:
- Decreased libido
- Erectile dysfunction
- Sleep disorders
- Decreased muscle mass and strength
- General fatigue/decreased energy
- Increased risk for coronary artery disease or heart attack
- Hair loss or thinning
- Increased fat accumulation
- Urinary problems
- Decreased bone density or osteoporosis
- Compromised immune function
- Irritability and depression
Order Your Personalized Male Hormone Test Profile which includes:
- Comprehensive Male & Hormone Test.
- One on one consult with Dr. Hagmeyer to discuss Test Results
- Recommendations for a Treatment plan and cost of treatment if necessary.
The Dutch Test is best for Men who suffer with:
- Identify key sex hormone patterns on the DUTCH Test® for men
- Differentiate phase 1 estrogen metabolism from phase 2 estrogen metabolism and its importance in men’s health
- Evaluate 5a-reductase and its effect on androgens related to prostate concerns, acne, mood, and male pattern baldness
- Determine when anti-aromatase measures should be addressed
About The DUTCH Hormone Test For Men
The DUTCH Test® provides excellent information for men looking to optimize their health and wellbeing.
While it is common to focus only on increasing testosterone, other hormones play key roles in symptoms such as fatigue, abdominal weight gain, gynecomastia, male pattern baldness, depression, insomnia, and more
In traditional medicine, blood has been the “go to” test for hormone testing.
Unfortunately, blood testing alone misses much of story plot behind hormone imbalances. This is where DUTCH urine test fills in the gaps.
At DrHagmeyer.com we take a Functional and comprehensive approach to hormone imbalances.
In Functional medicine, not only is blood used, but so is saliva and urine. By looking at hormones in different specimens we are able to get the most accurate picture into the imbalances we so often encounter with our patients.
The Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones or simply called the DUTCH test is now available at DrHagmeyer.com
The metabolites that we measure in DUTCH urine test are important to know because they tell us so much about our health.
For example; specific estrogen metabolites have been associated with an increase in breast cancer risk, while others have been deemed protective.
Discovering how our bodies break down these hormones is extremely helpful in determining why symptoms are occurring, how to treat them and how to rebalance the body’s natural release of hormones.
Only a DUTCH urine test can provide this information. Think about it like this…If blood represents how much money you have in the bank, Saliva represents how much you can take out and a DUTCH urine test represents how much you have spent.
By looking at hormone from this perspective, we have a tremendous advantage to correcting hormonal imbalances.
DUTCH testing is very simple to do, highly accurate and best of all it can be done from home.
Which Hormones Are Tested With a DUTCH Test:
- Total metabolized cortisol – this shows you how much cortisol your body is making over the entire day and can be very different to the free cortisol level. The amount of cortisol you are producing will help to guide your treatment plan.
- Total cortisone – tells us how quickly your body is deactivating cortisol to cortisone.
- Free cortisol – this shows you the active levels of cortisol in your body, the level and rhythm of free cortisol will help to guide your treatment plan.
- Free cortisone – plus the metabolites of cortisone to show how quickly cortisol is getting deactivated to cortisone, this will help to guide us on the best treatment strategy for you.
- Tetrahyrdocortisone – this is a metabolite of cortisone;
- DHEAs – is a precursor to testosterone and estrogen, a low level can indicate low androgens and adrenal insufficiency.
- Testosterone – there is an optimal range for men associated with vitality and wellbeing, low levels can affect mood, fertility, libido and athletic performance, energy, bone, and muscle development
- Progesterone metabolites – (a-pregnanediol, b–pregnanediol) will indicate your total progesterone levels, these are also precursors to make the neurotransmitter GABA. Low progesterone levels can lead to depression and anxiety. In fact, progesterone is a precursor to testosterone – the male sex hormone.
- Androgen metabolites of DHEAS and Testosterone – this is important to assess how well your body is processing testosterone, if it is metabolized down the 5a-DHT pathway this can cause hair loss, skin problems, aggression and even increase prostate cancer risk in men.
- Estrogens – which includes estrone, estradiol, estriol, the balance between estrogen and progesterone is important for fertility, cancer prevention, bone health, heart function and brain health.
- Estrogen metabolites – these metabolites show how your body is detoxifying estrogen and if this is not done correctly it can increase your risk of colon cancer, prostate cancer.
- 6-OH-melatonin-sulfate – which assesses melatonin production, low melatonin can affect sleep quality making it difficult to fall asleep or stay asleep. Melatonin also has antioxidant affects which can help to protect the brain and improve mood.
- Melatonin – When sleep/wake cycles are erratic knowing your melatonin level is invaluable.
That’s a lot of Hormones! Why Measure All of Them?
Hormones are a family and when one dysfunctions, we often see multiple areas downstream that are also affected. By evaluating all of these hormones, we get a clearer picture of the imbalances happening inside your body and how to best support your body for optimal balance. It’s about understanding the pathways and why certain hormones are might be excessive and why some might be deficient.
If you have “adrenal fatigue,” sleep or stress issues, testing your adrenal hormones and their rhythms gives specific information about how to handle these problems. We are specifically looking at your adrenal-brain communication, known as your HPA axis (hypothalamus-pituitary-adrenal).
If you have Low T and you are use Testosterone hormone replacement therapy, you want to monitor your levels. This test works uniquely well for oral and injection.
With sleep problems, it’s important to check melatonin. Melatonin can be low and related to your sleep problems, or it can be normal.
You may have low DHEA levels. This is a “feel-good” hormone produced by your adrenal glands. When it’s low, it can cause fatigue, a decrease in muscle mass or bone density, depression, aching joints, loss of libido, and lowered immunity.
You may have “estrogen dominance.” Many Men with Low T have elevated estrogen’s. This is when the scales are tipped so that testosterone is low or normal but estrogen is high. Estrogen dominance can be a factor in fatigue, abdominal weight gain, gynecomastia, male pattern baldness, depression, anxiety, sweating attacks, insomnia, and more.
This test shows how you metabolize estrogen through your liver. If you don’t metabolize estrogen well, your risks of estrogen-related cancers such as prostate, and colon cancer.
How To Get Started with Your DUTCH Test
When you order your DUTCH test – you’ll receive your kit with easy to follow instructions that you can administer in the privacy of your own home.
DUTCH testing uses a special litmus paper to collect your urine samples. once you have collected 4-5 samples, they will need to dry overnight. Once Dried they are ready to be shipped back to the lab for processing. Its that simple!