The videos below show how to collect samples for:
We also provide links to printer-friendly instructions as well as special situations, such as collecting samples for a Fertility Profile or for Vitamin D only. If you have additional questions, try our FAQ page.
All four books of Drs. Richard and Karilee Shames recommend saliva and blood spot testing as superior methods to evaluate thyroid and other hormones.
Hormone testing is useful, whether you are mildly affected by hormone imbalance, severely impacted and unable to function, or are simply wondering if the hormone issue is a factor in your everyday health.
The lab will email you 3-5 business days after samples are received for online access to your results. You can see an example of the ZRT test results here:
Questions about your results? Consider a consult with Dr. Richard Shames
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