About Specialized Testing

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Seeking out the root cause for a patient’s symptoms may indicate the need for unique testing not typically used in a traditional medical setting. Some syptoms may include:

Fatigue, Insomnia

If other causes of fatigue have been ruled out, then we will often look at Adrenal Function. The adrenal glands are 2 small glands that sit on top of each kidney and secrete cortisol, among other hormones. When cortisol levels are out of sync with what they should be, that can greatly impact energy level and the ability to get a good night’s sleep.

IBS, Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’s, Migraines, Fibromyalgia, Eczema, Psoriasis, Arthritis …

Many Chronic Degenerative Conditions improve dramatically if we can identify an individual’s food sensitivities. Food Sensitivities/Intolerances are different than allergies. Sensitivities/Intolerances can take up to 3 days to present as symptoms, and those symptoms are very general such as fatigue, joint pain, gas, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, headache, skin rashes, etc. A simple test to look at your food sensitivities may unlock the key to your health.

IBS, Crohn’s, Ulcerative Colitis, Constipation

A closer look at what’s going on in the digestive system can tell if your body is producing enough Digestive Enzymes. A Comprehensive Stool test can tell us if you have enough Good Bacteria in your GI tract, and what Bad Bacteria, yeast or other issues we may be dealing with, in order to  help get your digestion back to normal.

Breast Cancer, or family History of Breast Cancer

Just like good and bad cholesterol, there are “Good” and “Bad” estrogens. A person’s predisposition to metabolizing towards the “Bad” estrogens significantly increases their risk of developing breast cancer. This test helps you to find out how you are breaking down your estrogens and helps your body to redirect metabolism to the “Good” estrogen metabolites.

Anxiety, ADHD, Panic Attacks, Depression, Insomnia

Sometimes imbalances in a person’s biochemistry can cause these issues. This test will look at your neurotransmitters, such as Serotonin, Dopamine, Epinephrine, Norepinephrine to look for imbalances. Often re-balancing these neurotransmitters help us feel like our old selves again.

PMS, PCOS, fertility, menopause issues

Saliva testing is considered by the current research to be the most accurate measure of active hormone status in the tissues. Women who suffer from PMS, PCOS, fertility, menopause issues can benefit by learning how they are producing hormones