Understanding Laboratory Assements
The fundamental assumption behind functional medicine is that underlying diseases are caused by factors such as nutrients and toxins that disturb normal function.
Functional medicine testing concerns itself with biochemistry, physiology, and organ function.
A Nutritional Assessment is an in-depth evaluation of both objective and subjective data related to a patient's food and nutrient intake, lifestyle, and medical history.
The profile includes core nutrients in 5 key areas. Antioxidants, B Vitamins, Minerals, Essential Fatty Acids, and Digestive Support.
- Estrone (E1)
- Estradiol (E2)
- Estriol (E3)
Evaluates digestion, and absorption, bacterial balance and metabolism, yeast and immune status. For patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, indigestion, malabsorption , and other GI related problems.
Adrenocortx Stress Profile
Stress is a integral part of our lives. Stress may arise from environment, emotional, or physiological causes.
The adrenal hormones, cortisol and DHEA are critical to allow the body to adapt to stress.
Abnormal cortisol and DHEA, can result in chronic disease symptoms.
Food Allergy Testing
Indicated for patients with food allergies or food sensitivities.
Call Dr. Allan Kurtz at 818.346.1440 to discuss Laboratory Assessments