Many of my patients are taking acid suppressing medications, and have been for a long time. I often find myself explaining to them that “acid blockers can do harm long term”. A lot of patients don’t realize the gravity of the situation, since in many cases, their family doctors are fully aware of their long…

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Alcat Platinum Plus by Cell Science Systems This Test is useful for: Gastrointestinal Symptoms Autoimmune Disease Joint Pain IBD/IBS Inflammation Food Sensitivities Nutritional Deficiencies Skin Conditions (Atopic Dermatitis) Environmental Sensitivities   Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Blood Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test FOOD SENSTIVITIES  Vegetables Fruit Meat Dairy/Eggs…

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As a naturopath, I see countless patients taking probiotics; generally self-prescribed or sometimes recommended by a friend or health food store employee. Many times the patient will report probiotics didn’t help, not realizing there is an art to probiotic selection. Popularity of Probiotics Probiotics are “live organisms that, when administered in adequate amounts, confer a…

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What Is Secretory IgA IgA stands for Immunoglobulin A. Our bodies contain 5 different types of immunoglobins; IgG, IgA, IgM, IgE, IgD. We have many different types of immune cells, and these are a few of them. They each have unique roles to play. IgA is the most abundant immunoglobulin in the human body. In…

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Doctor's Data logo with text bubble saying Doctor's Data Comprehensive Stool Analysis which naturopathic doctors will use to test gut health

Comprehensive Stool Analysis (CSA) by Doctor’s Data This Test is useful for: Gastrointestinal SymptomsAutoimmune DiseaseJoint PainIBD/IBSInflammationFood SensitivitiesNutritional DeficienciesSkin Conditions (Atopic Dermatitis)   Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test Bacteriology Culture Expected/Beneficial flora Commensal (Imbalanced) flora Dysbiotic flora Yeast Culture Normal Flora Dysbiotic flora…

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Doctor's Data logo with text bubble saying Doctor's Data H. Pylori Antigen Stool Test which naturopaths use to test gut health

H. Pylori Antigen Stool Test by Doctor’s Data This Test is useful for: H.Pylori Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 5 Days Sample Report H. Pylori is a bacteria, which can be found on the stomach mucosa of most people. Although its very common (nearly 1/3 of the population has it), only…

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BioHealth Laboratory logo with text bubble saying Biohealth H. Pylori Antigen Stool Test which naturopaths use to test gut health

GI Pathogen Screen with H. pylori Antigen by Bio Health What is Tested? Ova & Parasites x 3Giardia lambliaCryptosporidium parvumH. pylori antigenBacterial CultureYeast CultureOccult Blood Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report GI Screens are applicable to all patients, especially those with chronic illness and digestive problems. This test…

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BioHealth Laboratory logo with text bubble saying Biohealth H. Pylori Antigen Stool Test which naturopaths use to test gut health

H. Pylori Antigen Stool Test by BioHealth This Test is useful for: H.Pylori Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report H. Pylori is a bacteria, which can be found on the stomach mucosa of most people. Although its very common (nearly 1/3 of the population has it), only 15-20%…

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Doctor's Data logo with text bubble saying Doctor's Data Comprehensive Stool Analysis with Parasitology which naturopathic doctors will use to test gut health

Comprehensive Stool Analysis (CSA) with Parasitology by Doctor’s Data This Test is useful for: Gastrointestinal SymptomsAutoimmune DiseaseJoint PainIBD/IBSInflammationFood SensitivitiesNutritional DeficienciesSkin Conditions (Atopic Dermatitis)   Lab offered by: Specimen Type: Stool Results Returned in: 10 Days Sample Report Results Included in this Test Bacteriology Culture Expected/Beneficial flora Commensal (Imbalanced) flora Dysbiotic flora Yeast Culture Normal Flora…

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