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Functional Testing

If you have been frustrated about your symptoms for a long while and still don't have the answers, then functional testing it's a helpful tool that allows me to look deeper and understand the root causes of your health issues.

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DUTCH test (£286)

DUTCH (Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones) TEST is the most advanced hormone test that can help identify the root causes of hormone imbalances in men and women. It can provide insights into conditions such as menopause, PCOS, weight gain, fatigue, low libido, premenstrual syndrome, mood swings, sleep issues, mood disorders. This test analyses 35 different hormones; oestrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA-S and cortisol along with their metabolites. It also measures daily free cortisol, the oxidative stress marker 8OHdG, melatonin, and six organic acids including markers for vitamin B12 (methylmalonate), vitamin B6 (xanthurenate), glutathione (pyroglutamate), dopamine,  norepinephrine/epinephrine (vanilmandelate), and serotonin (5-hydroxy indole acetate).

Genova GI Effects stool analysis (£355) 

The GI Effects Stool Profile can reveal important information about the root cause of many common gastrointestinal symptoms such as gas, bloating, indigestion, abdominal pain, diarrhoea, constipation, dysbiosis.

 

Genova Optimal Nutritional Evaluation (£335) 

The ONE test is the most comprehensive way to assess nutrient status. It measures key pathways in the body to see if the body is absorbing and utilising nutrients effectively. 

Genova Comprehensive Adrenal Stress Profile (£107) 

A Comprehensive Tool to Assess the HPA Axis — Stress Response and Resiliency. Daily hassles, chronic pain, blood sugar dysregulation, work stressors, and poor relationship quality can alter the HPA axis. Imbalances in adrenal hormones can have a wide range of negative consequences that can adversely impact a patient's overall quality of life. The symptoms of HPA axis dysfunction can be vague, and are highly variable, but may include: fatigue, insomnia, weight gain, depression, GI complaints, and chronic pain. 

Medichecks Thyroid Check Plus (£79) 

Conventional tests will only check TSH and T4 levels, however, T3 is the active hormone that tells us more about how your thyroid is functioning. Our advanced thyroid profile takes a detailed look at your thyroid function including antibodies as well as thyroid nutrition for optimum thyroid health.

GENETIC TESTING:

Genetic testing and nutrigenomics are the future of individualised healthcare.

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