Functional Testing

Functional Pathology Testing

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Functional pathology tests are used to investigate functional, biochemical, nutritional, metabolic and hormonal status.

The results provide us with invaluable information about how to get you better faster.

Functional pathology enables us to get to the bottom of your health issues faster.

Only very few naturopathic physicians can interpret & understand these tests because the level of training required is rigorous & time consuming.

Hormone Testing

Female Saliva Panel

This is the test for you if you have been suffering with acne, PMT, difficulty conceiving, menopausal symptoms such as hot flushes & anxiety, heavy periods, fibroids, or endometriosis.

DUTCH Test

The DUTCH provides a comprehensive profile of sex and adrenal hormones, cortisol, and melatonin, along with their metabolites, to identify symptoms of hormonal imbalance.

Gut and Microbiome Testing

To help differentiate the cause of bloating, GERD, reflux, heartburn, food intolerances and poor immunity.

Microbiome Stool Testing

This is the test for you if you have long term digestive complaints such as bloating constipation, irritable bowel, Crohn’s Disease or diarrhea.  The Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis test (or CDSA) is an invaluable tool to assess your digestive system’s microbiome.

Complete Microbiome Mapping

This is the test for you if you have been suffering with IBS/IBD, abdominal cramps or pain, leaky gut symptoms, SIBO, allergies, weakness, diarrhea, bloating and fatigue.

CIRS Testing

To help differentiate the cause of chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, post Lyme disease, inflammation and chronic immune issues.

MARCoNS

MARCoNS (Multiple Antibiotic Resistant Coagulase Negative Staphylococci) is an antibiotic resistant staph infection that resides deep in the nose. The MARCoNS test should be considered when mould is an issue.

Mould Biotoxins

Mould biotoxins are acquired into our bodies via the food we eat, the water we drink and the air we breathe. They cause inflammatory responses in the body leading to numerous chronic health conditions.

Food Sensitivities and Allergies

To help screen for intolerances and sensitivities to foods, food additives and chemical, environmental allergins and herbs.

ALCAT – Food Intolerance Testing

This is the test for you if you suffer with constant reactions and don’t know where to start. This is one of the most comprehensive tests available to help you take the guess work out of your diet.

The advantage of this system is that it uses whole blood which contains all of the immune factors, cells and serum proteins that might be involved in an adverse reaction.

Toxicity

To help differentiate the cause of chronic illness, chronic immunity concerns, anti-ageing and overall wellness

Comprehensive Toxicity Profile – CORE

Chemical compounds have been found to disrupt the nervous, endocrine and immune systems. As we are exposed to more and more toxic compounds, we see increases in infertility, asthma, chemical sensitivities and hormonal imbalances. Environmental toxicants have been implicated in causing many of these conditions.

The is the test for you if you are are experiencing depression, infertility, fatigue, allergies, respiratory issues, impaired immune functioning, fatigue or liver toxicity.

DNA Testing

To differentiate how to support your body to reduce genetic risks, personalised medicine approach to anti-ageing and wellness as well as finding the ultimate nutrigenomic needs for your body.

DNA Testing

HTMA

Hair Tissue Mineral Analysis

Hair metal and mineral analysis measures nutrient and toxic metal content of hair. A range of mineral and metals are measured using one sample to provide information about cellular activity and nutrient metabolism

This is the test for you if you experience Immune dysfunction, toxicity, muscular skeletal conditions, metabolic syndrome, skin conditions, immune and inflammatory conditions, mental health disorders or allergies

Fatigue Testing

To help differentiate the cause of your fatigue, insomnia, burn out and anxiety

Adrenal Profile

This is the test for you if you have difficulty coping with stress, you are exhausted or you are not sleeping.

Heavy Metal and Mineral Testing

To help differentiate the cause of mental health disorders, allergies, toxicity, immune and thyroid dysfunction, fatigue and memory loss

DMSA Heavy Metals

Heavy metals, such as mercury, lead and aluminium, accumulate in the body over time and are suspected to lead to a widespread of symptoms and health conditions.

Other Functional Testing

SIBO Breath Testing

If you have unexplained gut issues, it could be SIBO. SIBO is often the hidden culprit behind gut problems such as bloating, indigestion, constipation and diarrhoea.

Organic Acid – OAT testing

The organic acid tests assess cellular and physiological processes including intestinal dysbiosis, energy production, nutrient cofactor requirements and neurotransmitter metabolism. Conditions such as autism, allergies, anemia, blood sugar irregularities, depression, fatigue, IBS, malabsorption and maldigestion will all benefit from this test

Functional Liver Detox Profile

This is the test for you if you have chronic inflammation or cardiac risk history and or you have tested with fatty liver. This is a great test to do prior to surgery or chemotherapy to ensure your recovery is optimised. You can do this prior to a detox to measure the effectiveness of your program.

Kryptopyrroles

This is the test for you if you have both gut and mood dysfunction. We will often test irritable children suffering with gut problems for kryptopyrroles at it is a simple urine test and it is also easy to treat.