Poor gut health and GI imbalance is a leading cause of many chronic conditions that can manifest as symptoms that would normally not be associated directly with the Gut. Sedentary lifestyles and standard diets neglect to address the vitality of this important system. Some symptoms include: Abdominal pain/cramping, diarrhea, constipation, weight gain (with or without appetite loss), bloated feeling, gas, mucus in the stool, nausea, and anxiety Get a comprehensive Gut testing today to renew, restore and rejuvenate your internal digestive tract. This test includes eConsults with our highly trained and board certified specialists to help wit behavior change, interpretations of results and ongoing support and treatments (if necessary).
Gut Health Stool Assessment
- Short Chain Fatty Acids
- Firmicutes Bacteriodetes Ratiods
- Secretory IgA
- Eiosinophil-derived neurotoxin
- Pancreatic Elastase
- GI Pathogens-Nucleic Acid Testing
- H.Pylori Antigen
Gut Health Serum Assessment
- Antinuclear Antibody by IFA
- Anti-tTG (IgA and IgG)
- Vitamin D
Firmicutes/Bacteroidetes Ratio (F/B ratio) provides an estimate of the predominance of major phyla of gut bacteria associated with dysbiosis and a number of metabolic disorders.
Short Chain Fatty Acids (n-butyrate, propionate, acetate)
Markers of dietary fiber fermentation in the gut are an integral part of the health of intestinal mucosa and protect against dysbiosis.
A neutrophil-derived calcium-binding protein, which is highly sensitive and specific marker for intestinal neutrophil activity and gastrointestinal inflammation. This test is used for distinguishing IBD from IBS.
This is the major antibody produced in tears, saliva, and the intestinal mucosa in response to harmful or antigenic substances. Elevated fecal levels may indicate an up-regulated immune response in the intestinal mucosa.
A pancreas-specific protease that passes unchanged through the intestine and is an excellent marker fo exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Immunochemcical Fecal Occult Blood Test (or iFOBT) checks for hidden blood in the stool which could indicate bowel cancer.
Gastrointestinal Pathogens (Parasites, Bacteria, Viruses)
The three tests are excellent for diagnosing common pathogenic causes of infectious gastroenteritis.