Which Lab Tests Do I Need For My Chronic Issues? Alliance Integrative Medicine

Lab Test Instructions

As a functional medicine practice, we oftentimes see patients that just feel “not quite right” – where there is no one dominant symptom that can point us in the right direction. Examples can range from chronic bloating, unexplained headaches or migraines, chronic fatigue, insomnia, to any number of vague symptoms.

Beyond exploring possible lifestyle factors to identify the root cause of chronic dis-ease or wellness challenges, we frequently use advanced functional medicine lab testing that provide valuable information about health at the cellular level

The test results help guide our treatment recommendations in major ways – allowing us to craft an approach unique to your situation, genetics, and biochemistry.

GI-MAP Test

The GI-MAP was designed to detect microbes that may be disturbing normal microbial balance or contributing to illness as well as indicators of digestion, absorption, inflammation, and immune function. This stool test allows us to take a closer look at the health of your gut, which has the capacity to affect all other aspects of your health!

Organic Acid Test

Organic acids are metabolic intermediates that are produced in pathways of central energy production, detoxification, neurotransmitter breakdown, or intestinal microbial activity. By testing organic acids in urine, we are able to detect potential nutrient deficiencies, enzyme deficits, and assess the presence of intestinal bacteria or yeast overgrowth.

DUTCH Hormone Test

The DUTCH test is the most advanced hormone test, offering an extensive profile of sex and adrenal hormones and melatonin, along with their metabolites, to identify symptoms of hormonal imbalances. The test is easily collected in the comfort of your own home, and the results of the test provide in-depth hormonal insight that is not available by any other method.

US Biotek Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities are recognized to be correlated with many chronic health conditions, such as IBS, eczema, fatigue, and others – but with proper identification and elimination of offending foods, many people experience relief from their symptoms. US Biotek assessment panels can serve as useful tools in the identification of trigger foods in individuals.

Doctor’s Data Neuro Adrenal

Alterations in urinary neurotransmitter levels assessed in urine provide important clinical information, and may be associated with many symptoms including cognitive and mood concerns, diminished drive, fatigue and sleep difficulties, cravings, addictions, and pain. Associations between urinary neurotransmitter levels and certain health conditions may provide valuable insight as part of a comprehensive health assessment.

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Journey Back To Health

Perhaps you have questions you’d like to ask before you make a decision to become a patient. Our patient coordinator is standing by, happy to answer any questions you have to determine if Alliance Integrative Medicine is right for you.

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