Functional Medical Tests

Functional  medicine tests help us to devise, with you, the means to help your body biochemistry help to heal itself.

Tests are also helpful in enabling us to devise a nutritious diet suitable for your body and to provide you with vitamin, mineral, omega and other supplements, thus giving you the best chance of staying fit and healthy for longer!

Functional Medicine tests can be used to test for:

  • Food Allergies
  • Homocysteine levels (factors affecting your heart and how prone you are to illness)
  • Vitamin deficiencies
  • Amino Acid deficiencies
  • Mineral and Micronutrient deficiencies
  • Omega and Fish Oil deficiencies
  • Bowel Tests
  • Full Biochemistry Analysis
  • Electrolyte deficiencies
  • Gut Permeability
  • Microbiome balances in the gut
  • Microbiome imbalances retro-nasally
  • Digestive problems e.g. SIBO or SIFO
  • Gut wall mucinous layer clues (e.g. secretory IGA)
  • Genetic testing, especially including:
    • Coeliac disease
    • Detoxification processes
    • Thyroid
    • Methylation
    • HRT detoxification
    • Histamine
    • APOE Dementia associated gene type
  • Dementia
  • Lyme and mold illnesses
  • Post lyme syndrome
  • Long Covid
  • Heavy metals
  • Deficiency of energy ATP production through mitochondria
  • Infections (particularly chronic stealth infections for example lyme disease, other bacteria, viruses and moulds. Note the presence of mould is found in 30% of people with dementia).
  • Detailed fatty acids balance in the body (Remember that the brain is 60% fat and that fat lines every membrane or tube in the body. It also lines your cells and therefore multiple processes cannot happen properly including cell connectivity if fatty acids are out of balance).
  • Hormones (these are examined in depth to include those of the HPA axis, the sex hormones including testosterone, oestrogen and progesterone, DHEA, pregnenalone; thyroid hormones & those hormones impacted by chronic inflammation (ADH, MSH)).
  • Auto immune tests which can predate illness by 10 years and allow us to prevent illness.
  • Gluten metabolites & cross reactions with other grains.
  • Organic acids (to help assess multiple processes in the body. This is particularly useful in complex neurological cases and in autism).
  • Chronic inflammatory response syndrome

Please contact us for more detailed information for each test.

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