Labs and Biochemistry

Organic Acid Test

Organic Acid Test

The medical histories of distractible children often include frequent use of antibiotics or steroids, digestive disturbances and/or food sensitivities. Any one of these can impair immune functioning and pre-dispose children to the overgrowth of small amounts of...

Neurotransmitter Imbalances

Neurotransmitter Imbalances

Neurotransmitter imbalances are common in mood and behavior disorders such as: Bipolar disorder Depression Anxiety Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) Pyrrole disorder Eating disorders Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) ADHD/ADD Schizophrenia Oppositional Defiant...

Common Abnormalities in Biochemistry

Common Abnormalities in Biochemistry

Getting to the root causes of your child's condition or symptoms can be a little like playing health detective because of common abnormalities in biochemistry. It can feel downright overwhelming to try and figure out what may be contributing to your child's symptoms....

Biochemistry 101

Biochemistry 101

Biochemistry 101 is about looking at your child's "raw ingredients" and then working towards balancing any readily identifiable imbalances. Biochemistry aims to answer the following questions: What is present in his/her body in terms of biochemicals? What is missing?...

Allergy and Sensitivity Testing

Allergy and Sensitivity Testing

IgE Testing (Immediate Reactivity, "True Allergy") True allergies are much easier to detect than food or chemical sensitivities. A true allergy is an acute or immediate reactivity, an Immunoglobulin E (IgE) immune mediated reaction. True allergies always trigger the...

Functional and Diagnostic Testing

Functional and Diagnostic Testing

Below are listed a few companies that offer comprehensive diagnostic testing and biological analysis. Read up on the tests offered by these companies and ask your healthcare provider if there are certain tests that might be appropriate for your child. Genova ...