Testing

We utilize a variety of laboratory studies and companies to provide you a successful treatment course.

 

In-house tests at Prairie Naturopathic Doctors

Testing performed at Prairie Naturopathic Doctors allows for lower prices and quicker turn around time!

Digital Cardio Analysis (DCA)
Utilizes heart sounds to detect nutrient deficiencies and organ dysfunction

Bioimpedance analysis (BIA)
Tests body composition (fat, muscle, water, bone), toxicity and cellular health - FREE with first office visit

Heart Rate Variability (HRV)
Analyzes the flexibility and adaptability of the autonomic nervous system and the circulatory system.

Terrain Analysis (TA)
Analyzes the "terrain" -- gut ecology, digestion, absorption, metabolism and nutrient status.

  • Bowel Toxicity Test - Overgrowth of microbes (dysbiosis) and production of toxins - FREE with first office visit
  • Macronutrient Digestive Test - fat, carbohydrate, and protein digestion, absorption, assimilation; also liver/gallbladder function, kidney function, calcium loss, and inflammatory by products of protein digestion
  • Adrenal Stress Test - adrenal glands hormone production
  • Calcium Test - calcium levels in the blood and urine

Food Intolerance and Nutritional Analysis (FIANA)
An evaluation for foods not properly digested and metabolized and mineral salt deficiencies.

    Zinc Test - functional zinc status -- zinc is involved with production of digestive substances, immune function, hormone balance, and neurotransmitter production.

    Nitric Oxide Test - nitric oxide status -- an important substance that regulates circulation.

    Oxidative stress test - measure oxidative stress load indicating the level of need for antioxidants.

    Coloscreen presence of blood in the feces which can be associated with cancer, ulceration and other diseases.

    Rapid Strep test - "strep throat" detection.

    Urinalysis - urinary tract infection, metabolic and kidney disorders

    Wet mount - for vaginal infection.

    Pap Smear - presence of dysplasia, cancer and HPV in the cervical region.

    Offsite Laboratory companies utilized at Prairie Naturopathic Doctors

    Analytical Research Labs - Hair Tissue Mineral and Toxic Metal Analysis

    Diagnos-Techs - salivary hormone testing

    Doctors Data - methylation function, toxic metal screening

    Genova/Metametrix Labratories- stool testing for dybiosis, parasites, IBD and IBS; organic acid analysis; estrogen metabolite testing.

    USBiotek- food allergy/sensitivity testing, environmental pollution testing

    Alcat Labs- food/chemical sensitivity testing

    ZRT - vitamin D, hormone (saliva/blood), and iodine testing

    IgeneX - Lyme disease and other tick-born illness testing

    Local (Sandford Health, Essentia, etc) - conventional laboratory testing such lipid panels, cbc, blood sugar, etc

     

     

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