I will show you how to get the right functional lab tests for yourself to use for nutritional, educational and health detective work. These can help me create a tailored and effective nutrition and lifestyle protocol that helps you achieve balance as quickly as possible.
As of now, I only offer this option to clients within the US.
The Dutch Test is the gold standard of functional hormone testing. The Precision Analytical DUTCH hormone test panels provide you with detailed information on how adrenal and sex hormones are being produced AND metabolized in the body.
The Dutch Complete tests for daily free cortisol and cortisone pattern, DHEA-S, cortisol and cortisone metabolites. Androgens and metabolites – testosterone, DHT, DHEA; progesterone metabolites; estrogens and metabolites. Melatonin. OATs. The Dutch Plus tests all this plus the Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR). This is a urine + saliva test.
Dutch Complete $250
Dutch Plus $325
comprehensive stool analysis
The Diagnostic Solutions Laboratory GI Microbial Assay Plus (“GI-MAP”) includes markers for gluten sensitivity (anti-gliadin IgA), inflammation in the gut (calprotectin), immunity in the gut (SIgA), pancreatic enzyme sufficiency (elastase), and occult blood. It also looks for the presence of pathogens – including H Pylori and other bacteria, parasites, worms and viruses – in the gastrointestinal tract. This requires a stool sample.
Cash Price: $359 + $75 Order Fee
FOOD SENSITIVITY TESTING
The Oxford Biomedical Technologies MRT LEAP 170 tests for hidden inflammatory responses to 170 different foods and food-chemicals. Tests for reactions to fruits, vegetables, grains, beans, nuts, legumes, seafood, meat/poultry, dairy, chemicals and flavor enhancers. This is a 4 vial blood draw.
The SpectraCell Laboratories Micronutrient Test assesses the function of over 30 different vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants within white blood cells. Tests for: B Complex Vitamins (B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B12, Folate, Biotin), Amino Acids & Metabolites (Serine, Glutamine, Asparagine, Choline, Inositol, Carnitine, Oleic Acid , Other Vitamins & Minerals (Vit D3, Vit A, Vit K2, Manganese, Calcium, Zinc, Copper, Magnesium), Individual Antioxidants (Glutathione, Cysteine, CoQ10, Selenium, Vit E, Alpha Lipoic Acid, Vit C), Carbohydrate Metabolism (Fructose Sensitivity, Glucose-Insulin Interaction, Chromium), Spectrox (Total Antioxidant Function), Immunidex (Immune System Function). This is a 2 blood vial draw.
$390 + $75 Order Fee
gut barrier assessment
The Genova IP Assessment examines small intestinal absorption and barrier function in the bowel. Aka “leaky gut.” This is a urine test.
$99 + $75 Order Fee
FULL THYROID PANEL
The SpectraCell Laboratories Comprehensive Thyroid Panel provides insight on thyroid function. Tests for TSH, Free T3, Free T4, T4 Total, Thyroglobulin, Thyroxine-Binding Globulin, Anti-Thyroglobulin Ab, Anti-TPO Ab. This is a 2 vial blood draw.
$160 + $75 Order Fee
SIBO Breath Test
The BioHealth Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth Tests evaluate whether there is bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine. To test for SIBO, both hydrogen and methane gas production is measured after the consumption of a lactulose, glucose, or fructose solution. Excessive gas production of either or both gases indicates the presence of SIBO.
*Functional labs are a tool that I use to help you optimize your health, but I am NOT a doctor, nor do I take place of a licensed medical professional. I do not interpret labs, treat, diagnose or prescribe. It is your responsibility to take labs to a doctor for MEDICAL interpretation.