The following are lab tests that your Naturopathic Doctor can perform at the clinic.
This test can provide information about H. pylori, intestinal permeability, SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) and carbohydrate malabsorption (i.e. lactose).
This test includes Papinoclau or gram stain testing and screening information for abnormal cervical cells and vaginal bacteria or yeast.
Throat Swab for Streptococcus screen only.
This test provides valuable diagnostic and screening information about the health of our kidneys, liver, diabetic markers, and can diagnose a urinary infection. More advanced urine tests can also detect levels of oxidative stress, calcium levels, toxic metals, adrenal function, hormone regulation and digestive health.
Your Naturopathic Doctor can order tests and analyze results for diagnosis and screening. Please note that your Naturopathic Doctor can provide analysis for imaging results but cannot be ordered.
This test typically includes testing of cortisol saliva or urinary levels that provides valuable information to address the body's ability to cope with fatigue and stress.
Naturopathic Doctors can request a extensive list of blood tests. Requisition for blood work will be based on the individual's medical history and required testing for diagnosis, screening and health for optimal treatment plans. For a list of which blood tests are available in Ontario, click the link below: https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/900683
This test allows for a better understanding about gut and overall health by giving insight to digestion , absorption of food, levels of beneficial bacteria, inflammation, immunity, and enzyme activity in the gut. It also tests for presence of parasites, fungus, and bacteria pathogens.
Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones. This is an advanced testing of female and male hormones and their metabolites. This test allows for a better understanding of how the body is processing hormones and how to target optimal treatment.
This test provides insight to inflammation and oxidation on a cellular level that can lead to cardiovascular disease and chronic inflammatory disorders.
aka IgG Testing. This test measures specific IgG antibodies you may have towards specific foods. This helps in detecting sensitivity, aggravations and inflammation that the foods produce in the body. Food sensitivities can cause headaches, fatigue, joint pain, skin disorders, digestive concerns and brain fog.
This test measures exposure to heavy metals and nutritional deficiencies by examining concentration in the hair tissue.
This test can include urine panel or salivary panel and can provide valuable information for male and female hormones, cortisol levels, adrenal function and thyroid function. Common hormones tested are estradiol, testosterone, progesterone, DHEAs, cortisol, T3, T4 and selenium. Inquire for more details.