Functional testing

Genetic Profiles (simple cheek swab)

Gut Health

  • Comprehensive Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA + PCR)
    • Top-to-bottom assessment of gut health assessment, including digestion, inflammation, H. Pylori, & over 100 parasites, fungus, and bacteria.
    • Add’l PCR (genetic) testing for specific difficult-to-detect parasites and bacteria.
  • ALCAT food intolerance testing
    • 250 item panel: 200 foods + 50 herbs
    • 320 item panel: 200 foods + 50 herbs + 20 moulds + 30 food additives/colourings + 20 antibiotics & anti-inflammatories.
  • Intestinal permeability (“Leaky Gut”) test
  • SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)

Nutrition testing (for fatigue, weight loss, foggy brain, chronic pain, and mood)

    • Organic Acids Testing: The “OAT” test checks 46 different components of the ‘mitochondria’ or powerhouse of the cell.
    • Amino Acid testing: Usually done in conjunction with the “OAT” test for fatigue patients.
    • Iodine Loading test: Checks for iodine levels
    • Kryptopyrrole (Mauve factor) test: marker for B6 and Zinc errors in metabolism, usually associated with mood issues.
    • Liver Detoxification Profile: checks the main detoxification pathways of the liver.
    • Hair analysis for heavy metals: Checks for 18 heavy metals and 17 minerals

Hormone testing

      • Comprehensive Thyroid Profile: Checks TSH, fT4, fT3, rT3, and 3 antibodies to the Thyroid to check for Hashimotos.
      • DUTCH & DUTCHPlus testing: for Adrenal hormones and sex hormones. The most comprehensive form of adrenal/sex hormone testing in NZ.
      • Salivary Cortisol Adrenal testing

Solving your Health & Wellness Mystery

Functional Medicine Practitioner, Chiropractor, Acupuncturist, Fitgenes Practitioner, Helpline Certified Facilitator of The Work of Byron Katie

Is functional testing right for you? Schedule a free 15-min, no-obligation call.

Contact Dr. Shay at 022-612-5108 or 04-889-3433
or schedule a call at
bit.ly/15minchatwithsam