Dr. Amy Hursh D.O. discusses hormones and just how deeply they factor into our physical and emotional well-being. Dr. Hursh talks about how typical doctors diagnose diseases and treat symptoms within established criteria but don't focus on optimizing hormone levels and hormone interplay. She talks about shortcomings of medical school nutritional education as a factor in prescription heavy medical approaches. Dr, Hursh talks about estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, cortisol, thyroid hormones and how they play into our everyday lives. She discusses testing hormone levels and interplay through saliva testing and nutritional evaluation (Nutraeval). Dr. Hursh discusses pharmaceutical grade supplements and recommendations on a patient to patient basis with attention to genetic predisposition.