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Dr. Kate reviews “Rachel,” who is a 34-year-old woman with regular cycles and severe symptoms that include estrogen dominance and mood problems. Rachel is currently not on any hormone therapy. 



Case Study #2: "Burned Out" Male

Dr. Kate reviews “James,” who is a 48-year-old man with moderate to severe symptoms that include low cortisol and low androgens. James' testosterone is normal. He is on several supplement therapies.


Case Study #3: A Closer Look at MAO

Dr. Kate reviews “Alexis,” who is a 41-year-old woman with a lot of mood symptoms. Alexis is on oral progesterone twice a day.



Case Study #4: Child with ADHD

Dr. Kate reviews “Anthony,” who is a 10-year-old boy with ADHD. Anthony has ADHD and is on several therapies.



Case Study #5: Postmenopausal Female with Insomnia

Guest Presenter Dr. Smith reviews “Julia,” who is a 51-year-old postmenopausal woman with sleep disturbances. She has tried many different supplements.

mature woman case study 6Case Study #6: Postmenopausal Woman with Breast Cancer

Dr. Placzek reviews “Loretta,” who is a 62-year-old postmenopausal woman. Loretta has breast cancer and struggles with depression, anxiety, and stress.

veteran case study 7Case Study #7: Veteran with PTSD

Dr. Placzek reviews “Jack,” who is a 48-year-old veteran suffering from PTSD. Jack is struggling with depression and sleep problems. He has many severe symptoms.


ZRT Laboratory Case Study ReviewCase Study #8: Pre-menopausal women with anxiety and sleep disturbances

Dr. Placzek reviews “Natalie”, who is a 33-year-old pre-menopausal women using oral contraceptives. Natalie is struggling with anxiety and sleep disturbances.


Picture1-189642-edited-239001-editedCase Study #9: Pre-menopausal women with anxiety, stress, and sleep disturbances

Dr. McAllister reviews "Zoey", who is a 21-year-old pre-menopausal women experiencing anxiety, nervousness, sleep disturbances, and stress. Zoey is also on the Mirena IUD.


ZRT's Neurotransmitter Expert

kate-864228-editedKate Placzek, PhD, is a Senior Research Scientist at ZRT Laboratory. 

She received her doctorate from Purdue University in Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology; and performed her postdoctoral studies at Oregon Health and Science University.

Dr. Placzek leads the neurotransmitter group at ZRT and narrates these neurotransmitter case studies. Additionally, she regularly lectures for groups such as the A4M at industry conferences.

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