Functional laboratory and diagnostic testing and evaluation is an important component to understand how your body’s processes are functioning. Understanding the root cause of the disease state is critical to achieving optimal wellness. Conventional blood testing could be used, but interpreted with a functional perspective as the laboratory ranges might not fully show the dysfunction or imbalance corresponding to the symptoms.
Functional laboratory testing could include serum, stool, saliva, urine, hair analysis and could provide a whole host of information from all the different NeuroEndoMetabolic Circuits.
Mold is a very toxic fungus that can grow anywhere in the presence of moisture and may cause serious health problems. This means your home can get mold without your knowledge. Mold testing in the Lam Clinic helps our professionals determine whether mold brings on the inflammatory symptoms you exhibit and plan the best remediation needed.
Heavy Metal Testing
Heavy metal testing helps us understand the levels of heavy metals in your body so we can help you change your diet, help you determine the sources of your exposure so you can avoid them, and assist in detoxing these harmful metals out of your body to help you feel better.
Most people have nutrient deficiencies due to the depletion of good nutrients in the soil. It’s important to find out where your deficiencies are and replete them to provide optimum function to cell processes.
Adrenal, Thyroid, Reproductive Hormone Testing
Fatigue, weight changes, irritability, irregular periods, palpitations can all point to some form of hormone instability. It’s important to objectively keep track of the hormone levels in your body. These tests can range from collections of saliva, urine, or serum.
Neurotransmitters are chemical messengers used by your nerve cells to communicate with each other. When imbalanced, it can cause neurological or behavioral symptoms.
Stealth Infection Testing
Lyme, EBV, CMV, Candida are just examples of stealth infections that your body might be fighting. Causing underlying symptoms that don’t improve despite other types of treatments.
Food Sensitivity/Allergy Testing
Food Sensitivity Testing is important to help determine foods or chemicals that you might be sensitive to. When you have this knowledge, you can reduce the amount of inflammation that those foods cause your body.
Comprehensive Stool Analysis
It’s important to assess gastrointestinal health to see how your digestion, metabolism, microbiome, and immune health is.
SIBO or Intestinal Permeability Testing
Hydrogen breath tests can be a way to detect an abnormal number of bacteria overgrowth in the small intestine. There are a variety of tests that can test for intestinal permeability.
Genetic Testing to determine any SNP mutations in your genetic profile that can determine your sensitivities and risks for certain diseases.
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