Confirming a diagnosis may require laboratory testing. These advanced diagnostic assessments go beyond the scope of conventional lab tests and can greatly assist in revealing the functional status of your health.
Only 30% of Canadians have vitamin D levels that are considered optimal for health. Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency may include fatigue/low energy, depression, body pain, and frequent illness.
Standard thyroid tests may underestimate the incidence of thyroid disease. This test can be used to help determine if symptoms are thyroid related. A lack of thyroid hormone may result in a number of symptoms including, but not limited to, exhaustion and difficulty losing weight.
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth
Recent studies have shown that SIBO is the root cause of IBS in up to 84% of cases. The most common symptoms are bloating and gas, abdominal discomfort and/or pain, and loose stools and/or constipation. Associated symptoms and conditions include: reflux/GERD, nausea, sense of fullness or slow digestion, rosacea, eczema, acne, hypothyroidism, interstitial cystitis, IBD, celiac, and multiple food sensitivities/intolerances. SIBO can be confirmed via a lactulose breath test.
A very comprehensive profile geared to women who have irregular cycles or fertility issues, who have been trying to get pregnant without success, or who would like to be proactive in their preconception planning by getting a baseline screening.
WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROFILE
Can’t lose weight? It could be your hormones. Hormones are key players in regulating weight, metabolism, blood sugar, insulin, and when and where the body stores fat. As we age, shifting hormones trigger numerous symptoms of imbalance.
This panel measures the body’s ability to cope with stress. Signs and symptoms of imbalanced cortisol include feeling ‘tired but wired‘, insomnia, anxiety, sugar cravings, increased abdominal fat, 'brain fog', feeling of 'burnout' or overwhelm, chronic fatigue.