Testing can be a helpful addition to a Naturopathic analysis and can provide further insight in order to tailor your treatment plan to your specific needs.
Not everyone requires testing.
In some cases you may have already had relevant testing done, or testing may not be required in your case.
DUTCH HORMONE TEST
The most comprehensive hormone test available is the DUTCH test. Utilising urine and saliva to provide insight into the major sex hormones and how your body utilises them, along with adrenal and stress hormones, melatonin, neurotransmitters and nutrients.
This test can be useful for hormonal conditions, fertility, mood, skin, sleep and stress concerns.
SALIVARY HORMONE PANEL
Saliva hormone testing is useful for sex hormones, stress and adrenal profiles. It can be useful for hormonal conditions, mood, sleep, stress and fertility.
SERUM BLOOD TEST
Comprehensive look at thyroid health from TSH, T3, T4, Reverse T3, Thyroid Antibodies to provide data on the function of this important gland.
These tests can also be ordered through your GP and covered by Medicare, or privately through our Naturopath.
CDSA STOOL ANALYSIS
Complete Digestive Stool Analysis provides an in-depth report on your digestive function. It covers parasites, viruses, yeasts such as candida, bacteria, worms, inflammation markers, enzyme markers and can include some microbiome information depending on the test chosen.
SIBO BREATH TEST
Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO) can be a cause of many digestive symptoms such as bloating, constipation, diarrhoea, nausea and reflux.
This at-home breath test test is used to help identify bacterial overgrowth in the small intestine.
The Microbiome Abundance and Diversity test gives a birds eye view of the gut Microbiome
This allows a look at dysbiosis or imbalance in this important aspect of digestive and general health.
A comprehensive look at semen quality, count, morphology (shape), Motility (movement) and DNA Fragmentation.
ENVIRONMENTAL TOXINS PANEL
Toxins and environmental pollutants can greatly impact our health.
A Toxins panel may be recommended for fertility, hormonal imbalances, autoimmune or allergic conditions, low energy, or for general health concerns.
FOOD INTOLERANCE TEST
A look at how your body responds to some of the major foods implicated in intolerances.
Food intolerance can play a role in skin conditions, digestive health, headaches, energy, mood and inflammation.
Varying levels of panels available to choose from - 22 common foods, 132 common foods additives and colourings, or 176 common foods, additives and colourings.
HAIR MINERAL ANALYSIS
An at-home test to help identify levels of common minerals and also toxic metals .
Can be a useful adjunct to fertility screening, hormonal imbalance, digestive issues, low energy and general health concerns.
DNA GROW BABY
GrowBaby is a test for mothers to be. It looks at emerging nutritional & lifestyle genetic variants to help to identify maternal health risks, in order to provide tailored diet and lifestyle interventions to help to optimise health outcomes for mother and baby.
Suitable for those wanting to conceive, or pregnant women wanting to optimise health.
Tests for genetic variations that can affect our health and susceptibility to chronic diseases such as Methylation, Detoxification, Inflammation & Oxidation.
Suitable for those wanting to optimise energy, improve wellbeing and health, and making lifestyle and dietary choices suitable for you.
Neurotransmitter testing collects metabolites (breakdown prodcuts) of the main neurotransmittters to identify imbalances in Serotonin, GABA, Dopamine, Noradrenaline, Adrenaline, Glutamate and more.
This may be of use in mood disorders, PMDD, Fatigue, Anxiety and Depression, Sleep issues and Stress.
The Organic Acids Test (OAT) offers a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of overall health with over 70 markers.
It provides an evaluation of intestinal yeast and bacteria, vitamin and mineral levels, oxidative stress, energy production pathways, nutrients, neurotransmitter levels, and oxalates.
MOLD & MYCOTOXIN
Various tests are available to assess potential exposure to mood, mycotoxins and biotoxins.