Comprehensive Health Assessment

The aim of the assessment process is to link the patient’s subjective experiences and symptoms to what is happening on a physiological level. This is achieved by taking the time to listen to the patient’s story and to understand how their health concerns are impacting their life. In other words, we are trying to understand what condition this person has, but why. We may then recommend testing to uncover the root cause of your symptoms.

Functional Diagnostic Assessments

Food Sensitivity Testing


Find out if a food sensitivity is what’s triggering your symptoms. Tests 220 foods.

Hormone Test: Menopause


Test key hormone markers such as FSH, LH, Estradiol, Progesterone

Fatigue Panel


Includes thyroid marker, CBC, nutrient deficiency & diabetes risk



Hydrogen breath test to identify SIBO, IBS, lactose intolerance. Collection done at home.

Hormone Test: Fertility


Testing AMH, FSH, E2 for ovarian reserve testing

Healthy nutrition is the basis of weight loss

Weight Loss


Test 37 blood markers to uncover the root cause of your metabolic health

GI Map Test


Comprehensive stool analysis that identifies the range of micorbial species &nflammatory markers.

DUTCH Hormone Test


Urine based testing to uncover hormone & detoxification imbalance

consultation regarding bhrt hormone therapy

Nutrient Testing


Test for B12, vitamin D, ferritin, iron and other key micronutrients

Along with testing many questions are covered in the assessment such as

  • Review of family history
  • Past and present medical history
  • Detailed review of symptoms
  • Detailed information about nutrition, exercise and other lifestyle factors
  • Discussion on the impact of emotional stressors and thought patterns
  • Allergies and history of reactions to any medications or treatments
  • Overview of different treatments
  • Detailed questionnaire

Laboratory Testing

After the assessment, Functional Medicine laboratory testing is likely needed to uncover and analyze digestion and absorption, potential nutritional deficiencies, metabolism and generation of energy, possible intestinal dysbiosis, and hormonal status. Investigation may include blood, stool, urine and saliva testing.

Patients return after an initial consultation and when all laboratory tests results have been received. At the stage a review of the testing and a plan is provided taking into account particular genetics, biochemistry, physiology, personality, lifestyle and preferences. Thus, a roadmap for diet, lifestyle and nutraceutical supplementation is unfolded. In follow up visits we discuss progress and make changes to the prescriptions as necessary.

It is important that the plan be followed for at least 6 months in order to see results.