UNCOVER THE ROOT OF DISEASE

Functional medicine is a systems-oriented, science based approach that involves taking your biochemistry, physiology, genetics, and environmental exposures into account when looking for the cause of specific health concern.
SINGLE ORGANISM

The circulatory, digestive, endocrine, immune, lymphatic, muscular, nervous, reproductive, respiratory, skeletal and urinary systems all work together to make you feel, think and be.

HOW DO WE DIAGNOSE YOU?

With a comprehensive questionnaire and specialized lab exams that will take a deeper look at your body and its current health status. This gives clues into potential reasons why you are having problems.

CAN FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE HELP ME?

Through Functional Medicine, we can identify risks of a chronic disease, cause(s) of a current illness, and overall optimal levels of nutrients, hormones, enzymes, gut flora, that you body needs.

IS FM FOR ME?

Through a discovery session we can help you decide if functional medicine is your best option. In this consult we will discuss your case and choose, together, the best course of action.

THE 4 STEP APPROACH

Functional medicine uses a 4-step approach. Take a look!

The Questionnaire

Completion of a comprehensive questionnaire that analyzes all the variables contributing to your health condition.

Doctor's Assessment

After analysis of your questionnaire and acquiring 1 year of medical records, you will receive a complete report detailing areas of focus that are affecting your health.

Lab Diagnostics

Laboratory testing is usually necessary to take a deeper look at your body and determine what the root of your ailments are.

Custom Program

After we receive your results, we will prepare a custom program created to heal from within based on your body needs.

START A CUSTOM MADE PROGRAM THAT IS RIGHT FOR YOU… DARE TO FEEL BETTER.

LABORATORY DIAGNOSTICS

NUTREVAL

Unlike any other nutritional assessments, NutrEval FMV® provides a framework of core nutrients in 6 key areas: Antioxidants, B Vitamins, Small Intestine Digestion, Essential Fatty Acids, Minerals and Heavy Metals. In this test, the Organic Acids are measured in a convenient first-morning urine collection and metabolites from a blood draw.

Download Sample Report

 

GI EFFECTS

The GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile is the stool test of choice for managing gut health and has been enhanced to now offer:

  • Further insight into gut flora by identifying 24 Commensal Bacteria targets using PCR technology
  • Identification of parasites using O&P technology
  • Biomarkers indicating levels of digestive and absorptive functions, as well as potential issues with gut inflammation and immunology
  • Interested in a specific Genova Diagnostics test? Contact us for a functional medicine consultation today!

Download Sample Report

MALE/FEMALE HORMONE

SpectraCell’s comprehensive male and female hormone panels reveal the overall state of hormonal balance in a patient. Like nutrients, hormones influence all aspects of health and disease – mood, sleep, metabolism, immunity, heart health and appearance. An imbalance of one hormone can initiate cascade of events that alters other hormones, so a comprehensive look at hormone status is key.

THYROID TEST

Thyroid hormones directly regulate every cell in our body as most basic functions like metabolism, emotions and thinking. We also test several proteins that affect thyroid function as well as antibodies to thyroid which can detect autoimmunity (when the immune system attacks healthy tissue) and your levels of cortisol, the stress hormone.

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IDENTIFICATION

There has been a monumental shift in the scientific understanding of the role of cholesterol in coronary artery disease. We offer testing beyond the conventional lipid panel because research shows that too often, traditional testing fails to detect cardiovascular disease in its early stages. In fact, a 2009 study shows that 50% of patients hospitalized for coronary events have “normal” levels of traditional markers such as LDL-C.

MICRONUTRIENT LEVELS

Nutritional balance contributes to optimal wellness, prevention of chronic disease and managing the aging process. The majority of commercial blood tests only look at serum (outside the cell) levels of micronutrients at the time of the blood draw. Scientific evidence demonstrates that evaluating whole blood, specifically the intracellular (inside the cell) provides a functional approach to cell function. Using this test, we can determine long-term nutritional status and therefore a more realistic representation of YOU.

ADRENAL TESTING

Saliva testing is an easy and noninvasive way of assessing hormone balancing needs. Unlike serum tests, saliva testing represents only hormones actively delivered to receptors in the body.

This panel provides a comprehensive view of adrenal function and includes 4 cortisol levels timed throughout the day as well as DHEA.

Download Sample Report

 

URINARY NEUROTRANSMITTER TESTING

Labrix neurotransmitter testing utilizes HPLC Triple Quadrupole MS/MS technology which is proving to be the most sensitive and accurate methodology for measuring urinary neurotransmitters.

Imbalances in certain neurotransmitters are associated with most prevalent symptoms and conditions below:

  • Mood disorders; depression, anxiety
  • Adrenal dysfunction; fatigue, insomnia
  • Loss of mental focus; ADD, ADHD, cognitive fog
  • Addiction and dependency
  • Hormonal imbalances; E2 dominance, E2 deficiency, low androgens
  • Loss of appetite control; insulin resistance

Download Sample Report

FOOD SENSITIVITY TESTING

There is more than a 95% chance that something you are eating everyday is actually toxic to your system! The way we measure how your body reacts to the foods you eat is through the Bloodprint test, which pinpoints the foods that support healthy body chemistry and those that are toxic to you.

We offer an innovative tool that tests IgG & IgA reactivity to 96 most commonly consumed foods (silicon chip) including Dairy, Meat, Seafood, Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Nightshades amongst others that doesn’t break the bank

How is this different from food allergy testing?

Food allergies are pretty much immediate responses from consuming offending foods which occur within minutes to hours. Food sensitivities can take hours to days to elicit a reaction and are often less severe than food allergies. Common symptoms of food sensitivities include:

  • migraine headaches
  • digestive disorders
  • moodiness and fatigue
  • attention issues
  • weight gain

View Sample Report

MERCURY TOXICITY

Blood, urine or hair testing of mercury levels by itself do not give the complete profile for potential mercury toxicity. Often times, blood serum levels are within the normal range, but only account for methyl mercury. Quicksilver Scientific is the industry leader for determining your total metabolic load of this toxic heavy metal. Blood, urine and hair analysis give insight into both organic and inorganic mercury levels and your capacity to eliminate it.

The test includes the following analysis:

  • Blood
  • Hair
  • Urine

View Sample Report

+ Genova Diagnostics
NUTREVAL

Unlike any other nutritional assessments, NutrEval FMV® provides a framework of core nutrients in 6 key areas: Antioxidants, B Vitamins, Small Intestine Digestion, Essential Fatty Acids, Minerals and Heavy Metals. In this test, the Organic Acids are measured in a convenient first-morning urine collection and metabolites from a blood draw.

Download Sample Report

 

GI EFFECTS

The GI Effects Comprehensive Stool Profile is the stool test of choice for managing gut health and has been enhanced to now offer:

  • Further insight into gut flora by identifying 24 Commensal Bacteria targets using PCR technology
  • Identification of parasites using O&P technology
  • Biomarkers indicating levels of digestive and absorptive functions, as well as potential issues with gut inflammation and immunology
  • Interested in a specific Genova Diagnostics test? Contact us for a functional medicine consultation today!

Download Sample Report

+ Vibrant Wellness
MALE/FEMALE HORMONE

SpectraCell’s comprehensive male and female hormone panels reveal the overall state of hormonal balance in a patient. Like nutrients, hormones influence all aspects of health and disease – mood, sleep, metabolism, immunity, heart health and appearance. An imbalance of one hormone can initiate cascade of events that alters other hormones, so a comprehensive look at hormone status is key.

THYROID TEST

Thyroid hormones directly regulate every cell in our body as most basic functions like metabolism, emotions and thinking. We also test several proteins that affect thyroid function as well as antibodies to thyroid which can detect autoimmunity (when the immune system attacks healthy tissue) and your levels of cortisol, the stress hormone.

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK IDENTIFICATION

There has been a monumental shift in the scientific understanding of the role of cholesterol in coronary artery disease. We offer testing beyond the conventional lipid panel because research shows that too often, traditional testing fails to detect cardiovascular disease in its early stages. In fact, a 2009 study shows that 50% of patients hospitalized for coronary events have “normal” levels of traditional markers such as LDL-C.

MICRONUTRIENT LEVELS

Nutritional balance contributes to optimal wellness, prevention of chronic disease and managing the aging process. The majority of commercial blood tests only look at serum (outside the cell) levels of micronutrients at the time of the blood draw. Scientific evidence demonstrates that evaluating whole blood, specifically the intracellular (inside the cell) provides a functional approach to cell function. Using this test, we can determine long-term nutritional status and therefore a more realistic representation of YOU.

+ Doctor's Data
ADRENAL TESTING

Saliva testing is an easy and noninvasive way of assessing hormone balancing needs. Unlike serum tests, saliva testing represents only hormones actively delivered to receptors in the body.

This panel provides a comprehensive view of adrenal function and includes 4 cortisol levels timed throughout the day as well as DHEA.

Download Sample Report

 

URINARY NEUROTRANSMITTER TESTING

Labrix neurotransmitter testing utilizes HPLC Triple Quadrupole MS/MS technology which is proving to be the most sensitive and accurate methodology for measuring urinary neurotransmitters.

Imbalances in certain neurotransmitters are associated with most prevalent symptoms and conditions below:

  • Mood disorders; depression, anxiety
  • Adrenal dysfunction; fatigue, insomnia
  • Loss of mental focus; ADD, ADHD, cognitive fog
  • Addiction and dependency
  • Hormonal imbalances; E2 dominance, E2 deficiency, low androgens
  • Loss of appetite control; insulin resistance

Download Sample Report

+ Food Sensitivity Testing
FOOD SENSITIVITY TESTING

There is more than a 95% chance that something you are eating everyday is actually toxic to your system! The way we measure how your body reacts to the foods you eat is through the Bloodprint test, which pinpoints the foods that support healthy body chemistry and those that are toxic to you.

We offer an innovative tool that tests IgG & IgA reactivity to 96 most commonly consumed foods (silicon chip) including Dairy, Meat, Seafood, Fruits, Vegetables, Grains, Legumes, Nuts and Nightshades amongst others that doesn’t break the bank

How is this different from food allergy testing?

Food allergies are pretty much immediate responses from consuming offending foods which occur within minutes to hours. Food sensitivities can take hours to days to elicit a reaction and are often less severe than food allergies. Common symptoms of food sensitivities include:

  • migraine headaches
  • digestive disorders
  • moodiness and fatigue
  • attention issues
  • weight gain

View Sample Report

+ Quicksilver Scientific
MERCURY TOXICITY

Blood, urine or hair testing of mercury levels by itself do not give the complete profile for potential mercury toxicity. Often times, blood serum levels are within the normal range, but only account for methyl mercury. Quicksilver Scientific is the industry leader for determining your total metabolic load of this toxic heavy metal. Blood, urine and hair analysis give insight into both organic and inorganic mercury levels and your capacity to eliminate it.

The test includes the following analysis:

  • Blood
  • Hair
  • Urine

View Sample Report

CONDITIONS WE CAN HELP YOU WITH

We create programs that fit every need, here are some examples:

GI HEALTH

NUTRITONAL DEFICIENCIES

DERMATITIS

HORMONAL IMBALANCE

THYROID IMBALANCE

MENOPAUSE

LOW ENERGY

CHRONIC FATIGUE

DECREASED LIBIDO

NEURODEGENERATIVE DISORDERS

AUTOIMMUNE CONDITIONS

DERMATITIS

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