When was the last time you had a complete work up? Has your provider run basic labs only to tell you that everything looks normal. If you are still having chronic health issues, you can always order your own functional medicine tests to expedite knowledge of your health, even before you seek the advice of a functional medicine practitioner.
Most people are now aware of Functional Medicine testing as a means of investigating many of the above root causes. Once you become aware of the broad training and testing that’s available in the Functional Medicine field, you recognize that most practitioners are over testing and generally unfamiliar with specific tests and foods for autoimmune and “mystery” illness patients.
Be the doctor you seek! The sooner we identify the root causes, the more quickly we can heal. If you’d like to figure out the most important Functional Medicine tests to use in your own case, you may be interested in checking out the training series that I developed called Test, Clear, Heal where you will learn about the most significant and important foods, supplements and tests to quickly turn your health around
Test Clear Heal is a 6 week video training in targeted AIP Nutrition and Functional Medicine tests intended to empower patients, health coaches, NTP’s, FDN’s, acupuncturists, chiropractors, MD’s, ND’s, RN’s, NP’s. Once you sign up, you will have immediate access to weekly video classes and pdf’s that will guide you in ordering and interpreting the most important Functional Medicine Tests. You will also have access to our secret Facebook group.
In this class you will learn to detect blood sugar, thyroid, immune and adrenal imbalances along with methylation clues from basic blood work. You will finally make sense of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism test results and what different SNP’s, besides MTHFR mean. You will understand the significance of Cyrex Labs autoantibody testing and the tests you can skip. You will learn how to run Stool and SIBO Tests, SNP tests, Hormone tests, Basic Blood Work and Organic Acid Tests. Because it is such an important part of healing, this training also goes in depth with the Paleo Autoimmune Protocol and modifications. It also reveals the most nutrient dense foods to include, based on the recommendations in The Paleo Approach, by Dr. Sarah Ballantyne. Click here to read more about the program with secret Facebook group support.