Below are some common patient scenarios to help you find your starting point.
a 53-year-old woman experiencing early symptoms of menopause.
Details:Nicole is experiencing difficulty sleeping, hot flashes and night sweats, and she hasn’t had a menstrual period for five months. As well, her family has a history of breast cancer. She knows it’s important to look after herself.
a 50-year-old housewife, married with two children, experiencing issues with weight gain and mood.
Details:Marie is unable to lose weight, has an increased fat to muscle ratio, cystic acne, severe & sudden mood changes, anxiety and depression, foggy thinking, stress with poor coping skills, worry, and sleep issues with racing heart.
Solution:Marie’s health complaints are similar to the signs of hypothyroidism. Therefore, her healthcare provider may recommend running a Thyroid Patient Assessment Panel to measure her levels of TSH, free T3 and free T4, amongst other thyroid markers, to evaluate thyroid gland function and HPA-Axis activity.
a 34-year-old man who’s having difficulty losing weight for his wedding and struggling with low energy and libido.