Functional testing

Carrying out functional tests will help me gain a better understanding of how your body functions and what you have too little, or too much of. This information, together with your signs and symptoms, will then allow me to create a targeted and individualised health plan just for you.

Testing may require some financial outlay to start with, but in the long run, it can save you time, money and effort as it can help us identify the root cause of your health problems quicker and you can start feeling better, sooner.

We will discuss during your initial consultation whether laboratory testing is right for you.

What tests do I offer?

  • Adrenal Stress Test (saliva or urine)
  • Amino acids (urine)
  • Immunology and autoimmune panels (blood)
  • Blood haematology and biochemistry
  • Comprehensive Stool Analysis
    • Microbiome testing (stool)
    • Parasitology (stool)
    • Intestinal Yeast / Candida Testing (stool)
    • Helicobacter Pylori (stool)
    • Gut permeability (blood or stool)
    • SIBO (small intestinal bacterial overgrowth) (breath test)
  • Female Hormone Panel (saliva)
  • Food Intolerance Testing (finger prick of blood)
  • Genetic testing (buccal swab)
  • Hair Mineral Analysis (hair)
  • Heavy metals
  • Lipid testing & cardiovascular markers (blood)
  • Menopause Profile (saliva)
  • Methylation Profile (blood)
  • Organic acids (urine)
  • Osteoporosis Profile (urine and blood)
  • Thyroid Screen (blood, finger prick of blood or urine)
  • Vitamin and mineral status (blood)
  • Vitamin D (blood spot)

What labolatories do I use?

There are a number of different laboratories that I use across Europe and the U.S. I will recommend different laboratories for different tests and some of them will be happy to deal directly with you, but others may require a referral from me.

How do you order a test?

It depends on the laboratory and what it is you want testing but we will talk about that during our consultation.

How much do tests cost?

The cost of tests can vary widely from tens of pounds up into the hundreds. I will never put pressure on you to undertake a test and the decision to go ahead or not will rest with you.