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Advanced Diagnostic Testing

Hormone Replacement Therapy & Medical Weight Loss located in Alpharetta, GA

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Advanced Diagnostic Testing services offered in Alpharetta, GA

Advanced testing is one of the most valuable tools in a functional medicine approach. It’s how your doctor can help to determine the root cause of your symptoms so we can restore your health from the inside out. 

The appropriate tests can reveal the underlying imbalances, deficiencies, infections, and toxic exposures contributing to your condition and provides us with progress markers along the way.

Here a few of the tests we use most often:

Comprehensive blood test

A blood test to measure key areas including cholesterol, triglycerides, average blood glucose levels, a metabolic panel, blood count, and other factors that may contribute to heart disease, diabetes and stroke.

Micronutrient Testing:

A functional urine test that provides a comprehensive look at the overall metabolic health of the individual.

Advanced stool analysis:

Screens for parasites, fungal overgrowth, bacterial infections, digestive imbalances, insufficiency dysbiosis etc. 

SIBO breath testing:

A specific breath test to identify small intestinal bacterial overgrowth, a condition commonly missed by many practitioners that has far reaching effects on all body systems.

Organic Acids testing:

Measures 70+ different urinary metabolites including bacterial and fungal markers, neurotransmitter levels, B vitamin status, detoxification ability, fat and carbohydrate metabolism, amino acids and more.

Genetics, DNA, and nutrigenomics testing:

Provides vital clues into biochemical pathways that are likely to be impaired due to genetic downregulation and diet, lifestyle and environmental impacts, including MTFHR.

Food Sensitivity test: 

A blood test to discover an immune reaction with a wide variety of foods including grains and dairy.

Advanced Hormone Testing:

Salivary or blood hormone and metabolite testing to assess hormone status ie.  ZRT & Dutch hormone tests. 

Adrenal/Cortisol testing:

Determines cortisol imbalance as a result of adrenal gland dysfunction.

Heavy metal testing:

Detection of toxins such as mercury, lead, cadmium, aluminum, and arsenic.  Assessed in urine, blood, stool and hair.

Mold and mycotoxin testing