Lab Testing & Procedures:
ANNUAL LABS & PAP: General yearly PAP and blood work to have a baseline of your fundamental health status, cardiovascular risk, blood sugars, iron . Can include Vitamin D and B12 testing or specialty tests as needed. We work with insurance companies as well as cash price labs to get great panels run at reasonable rates.
THYROID PANEL ENDOCRINE ASSESSMENT & IODINE: To evaluate thyroid function, assess and monitor hypothyroid, hashimotos autoimmune thyroiditis and hyperthyroid conditions including antibody testing. This panel includes TSH, free T3, free T4, reverse T3, TPO, TPA, TBGs, and or TSI for Graves. Urine Iodine Testing can be added commonly associated with hypothyroid conditions and symptoms of fatigue and weight gain. Iodine Testing: To assess and address Iodine deficiencies commonly associated with hypothyroid conditions and symptoms of fatigue and weight gain.
FOOD ALLERGY TESTING: Blood draw or fingerprick testing for pediatrics to analyze food allergies and intolerances that are often associated with GI upset, gas, bloating, constipation, IBS, UC, eczema, psoriasis, fatigue, foggy headedness, anxiety and depression.
ADRENAL STRESS INDEX(ASI): Saliva testing to evaluate cortisol levels and adrenal fatigue, progesterone blood sugars and hormones backbones via cholesterol pathways are analyzed. The adrenals are intricately linked to the sex and thyroid hormones, blood sugar and skin/bowel changes. Get the ASI kit today for any of these conditions as well as chronic fatigue, sleep irregularities, menstrual changes, and endocrine issues.
MICRONUTRIENT ANALYSIS: The micronutrient tests measures how micronutrients are actually functioning within the white blood cells and assesses antioxidant function/immune index.. These tests allow nutritional assessment for a broad variety of clinical conditions including fertility, arthritis, cancer, cardiovascular risk, diabetes, immunological disorders, metabolic disorders and for optimizing athletic health and endurance. It provides disease therapy and management as well as a profound tool for proactive risk assessment.
23and Me & MTHFR/METHYLATION: "The MTHFR gene mutation is a highly significant public health problem that is completely ignored. Yet, millions are suffering from pulmonary embolisms, addictions, fibromyalgia, miscarriages, schizophrenia, severe depression, cancer and autism to name a few. What do these conditions have in common? They all may be linked to a MTHFR gene mutation in the individual expressing these symptoms and health conditions." Dr. Ben Lynch Expert Resource on MTHFR Gene Mutations
Analyze your MTHFR gene status, methylation pathways and genetic ancestry that provides a inside view of your genetic code and health. Order your genetic test on line through https://www.23andme.com/ $99 and Dr.Martin will analyze the raw data.
HORMONE PANELS & FERTILITY: Basic or Extensive blood urine or saliva panels to evaluate hormone changes and fluctuations and to monitor status in relations to fertility, PCOS, menopause and andropause.
CARDIOVASCULAR PANELS Recommended with active cardiovascular risk or family history of cardiovascular disease. Blood work and lipid, triglyceride, cholesterol ratios to determine risk, and effective treatment.
GASTROINTESTINAL PANEL:(Comprehensive and Basic): Stool and saliva testing to diagnose candida, parasites, fungal, bacterial and viral infections in the system, H.Pylori, gut enzymes, four food reactions and evaluate gut health and inflammation associated with IBS/UC.