Diagnostic Testing

A full initial assessment is imperative to the success of any treatment. To fully understand where a patient’s problems originate, diagnostic testing is conducted in conjunction with a thorough history and a physical examination. It is the patient’s story as well as findings of the physical examination that will determine what testing will be useful.

Types of Diagnostic Tests

There are some types of testing that conventional medicine has not yet embraced and so sometimes we must use private labs to obtain the information that we need for a complete assessment. Conventional blood testing is also used to assess for medical conditions that need to be addressed in a comprehensive program of therapy. Blood tests may vary based on a patient’s history and examination.

Private Testing:

    • Twenty-four hour urine panel
    • Four point saliva Cortisol
    • Eleven point saliva Estradiol & Progesterone
    • Red blood cell nutrient panel
    • Serum amino acids
    • Serum neurotransmitter panel
    • Comprehensive stool analysis
    • ALCAT testing for food sensitivities

Common Conditions:

    • Menopause & perimenopause
    • PMS, PCOS
    • Osteoporosis
    • Urinary incontinence
    • Andropause
    • Metabolic syndrome
    • Fatigue
    • Digestive problems
    • Weight problems

Blood Testing:

  • Fasting blood sugar
  • Cholesterol Panel
  • Kidney function
  • Liver function
  • C Reactive protein
  • Homocysteine
  • Hematology panel
  • Thyroid testing
    • TSH
    • Free T3
    • Free T4
    • Thyroid antibodies
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