Functional Medicine Testing

We provide a range of comprehensive tests for nutrient deficiencies, cardiovascular and diabetic risk, and digestive function.  We also screen for toxins, heavy metals, harmful microbes and food allergies/sensitivities. 

 

In addition, we offer assistance with the ReCODE Bredesen Protocol for Alzheimer's Disease (AD).  This involves an assessment for suboptimal hormones and other brain nutrients, three types of inflammation, toxic compounds, blood sugar and other markers.  Examining these levels can help confirm the diagnosis and identify effective treatments in the early stages of AD.

Food and Chemical Sensitivity Test

from ElisaAct Biotechnology Labs includes these categories:

  •  foods

  •  environmental chemicals

  •  additives and preservatives

  •  mold species

SpectraCell's Micronutrient Deficiency Test can measure:

  • the functional level of 35 nutritional components including vitamins, antioxidants, minerals and amino acids

Spectracell's CardioMetabolic, Pre-Diabetes and Expanded Lipid Cholesterol Tests measures

the true risk factors for stroke and sudden heart attack including:

  • LDL particle numbers

  • hsCRP

  • homocysteine

  • HA1C

  • insulin

  • and others

Digestion/GI Test can measure:

  • Harmful and beneficial bacterial counts

  • 20 species of intestinal parasites

  • Yeast and fungus

  • Malabsorption of nutrients

  • Inflammation of the bowel

  • Sensitivity or resistance to treatment agents

Organic Acid Profile can measure:

  • Toxicity levels of 40 analytes

  • Nutrient deficiencies including selected vitamins,   minerals and amino acids

  • Methylation status

  • Anti-oxidant markers

  • Markers of overgrowth for bacteria and yeasts

  • Neurological function via neurotransmitters

  • ATP energy cycle

  • Detoxification capacity

  • Biotoxins

Neurotransmitter and Adrenal  Test can measure:

  • Neurotransmitters such as GABA,  Dopamine, Histamine,  and Seratonin

  • Adrenal Hormones such as Cortisol, DHEA, and Pregnenalone.

Digestion/GI Test can measure:

  • Harmful and beneficial bacterial counts

  • 20 species of intestinal parasites

  • Yeast and fungus

  • Malabsorption of nutrients

  • Inflammation of the bowel

  • Sensitivity or resistance to treatment agents

  • Colitis and Crohn's

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

  • Gas and bloating

  • Yeast and candida

Results from this test can help us understand:

  • Unexplained symptoms with specific allergies and sensitivities, including rashes, indigestion, fatigue and other problems

  • Which foods to avoid such as dairy, gluten, soy and corn, and how to make the right food substitutions

  • How to use a rotational diet

  • How to improve the symptoms of auto-immune diseases such as Crohn's Disease and rheumatoid arthritis.

Results from this test can help:

  • Enable your body to heal naturally from disorders of many kinds including blood sugar dysfunction

  • Identify reduced absorption of nutrients which  is common as we age.

  • The nutrient deficiencies caused by the medications we are taking.

Results from this test can help:

  • Assess risk of a cardiovascular incident

  • Broaden understanding of cardiovascular health beyond the "cholesterol only" assessment

  • Assess risk of diabetes and metabolic syndrome

  • Patients understand the relationships between blood glucose control, Type 2 Diabetes, and/ or inflammation.

Results from this test can help detect and suggest possible treatments for:

  • Colitis and Crohn's

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)

  • Gas and bloating

  • Yeast and candida

  • Unexplained fatigue

Results from this test can help:

  • Fatigue

  • Sleep abnormalities

  • Mood changes associated with blood sugar levels

  • Weight gain

  • Chemical sensitivity

  • Gas and bloating

  • GERD and bacterial overgrowth

  • Auto-immune disease

  • Dermatitis

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Inflammation

  • Headache

  • Mold Biotoxin Illness (CIRS)

  • Irritable Bowel

Results from this test can help:

  • Sleep disturbances

  • Panic attacks or anxiety

  • Depression

  • Memory loss or inability to think

  • Irritability - rapid mood swings

  • Chronic fatigue

  • ADHD

  • Autism Spectrum

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