Testing Services

This is the range Testing Services used by Elizabeth Orme

1. Functional Tests

  • Functional Tests ask the question "How is my body functioning?" They do not seek pathology or a diagnosis, rather they are designed to detect levels of dysfunction
  • Let's take an example -- you maybe feeling very fatigued. All conventional tests have yielded no results. Functional Testing may show a number of urine metabolites, indicating deficiencies in certain nutrients, some enzymes that are underactive and low adrenal hormones levels. This leads to treatment options
  • Functional Tests are carried out using a number of laboratories (eg PathLab, Healthscope Pathology, NLS)
  • Samples are collected in the convenience of your home using Test Kits with full instructions. Alternatively, blood maybe drawn at a Collection Centre local to your area and forwarded to the relevant laboratory.

Tests used regularly include:

  • Female Hormones
  • Male Hormones
  • Stress (Adrenal) Hormones
  • Sleep Disorder (Melatonin)
  • Allergy to Common Foods
  • Weight Management Assessment (Fatty Acids, Energy Metabolites and a range of Hormones)
  • Liver Detoxification Profile
  • Complete Digestion Analysis (various options -- includes assessment of beneficial and non-benefcial bacteria, absorption markers, enzyme capacity, yeasts present)
  • Parasitology
  • Intestinal Permeability
  • Hair Analysis (for Minerals and Heavy Metals)
  • Amino Acid Profile
  • Organic Acid Profile (for Metabolic Analysis)
  • Organic Acid Profile (for Cellular Energy)
  • Neuroendocrine Metabolites (for Mood Disorders)
  • Essential Fatty Acids
  • Osteoporosis Risk
  • Vitamins and Antioxidants
  • Full Thyroid Panel
  • And more ....

2. In-Clinic Naturopathic Assessment

  • Includes -- Urine pH, Saliva pH, Urine Test Strip, Blood Glucose, Blood Pressure, Pulse, Vitamin C Status, Zinc Status, Heavy Metals, Indican Test (helps assess GI health ), Free Radical Test, Weight, Body Fat %, Body Water %, Muscle %, Exercise Assessment, Blood Group (if required)
  • The above requires you to attend the clinic for 30 minutes
  • In addition we offer --- Candida Test, Celiac/Gluten Sensitivity Test, Helicobacter Pylori IgG Test.

3. Naturopathic Self-Test Kits

  • Ideal when consultations are By-distance
  • pH Testing, Zinc Status, Heavy Metals, Free Radical Test, Candida Test, Celiac/Gluten Sensitivity Test, Helicobacter Pylori IgG Test.

4. Live Blood Examination (also called Hemaview)

  • In-clinic
  • One drop of blood, taken from your finger, is projected on to a TV screen and the following maybe indicated -- various nutritional deficiencies, immune system imbalances, some organ system dysfunctions.

5. Blood Testing

  • We may give you a letter to take to your GP that requests a number of blood tests. In this way your tests are likely to be covered by Medicare
  • An alternative, is to undertake your Blood Tests via Gold Coast Holistic Health. We can give you the necessary forms, and you will be asked to pay for the tests
  • Blood Tests we frequently request are -- Full Blood Count, Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone, Cortisol, DHEA, Total Cholesterol, HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, Liver Function, Glucose, Insulin, Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, TSH, Free T4 and T3, and more ....

To book a consultation call 07 5597 0669

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