Specialized Testing

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I am an expert at looking outside the box.

If you are feeling off but cannot find any answers thru conventional testing, there are options available that may provide the answers you are looking for.

Blood work and imaging only tell part of the story – especially when it comes to optimal health.

 

I use a variety of scientifically proven, cutting edge tests to get to the bottom of your health concerns.

Blood work

We offer on site blood draws for a long list of blood markers. Commonly requested tests include:

  • Tumour markers
  • RBC magnesium
  • CRP
  • Vitamin D
  • TSH, T4, rT3 and thyroid antibodies

Cost: varies

Food Sensitivity Testing

Food sensitivities are delayed reactions to specific foods that are triggered by IgG antibodies. Common signs of a food sensitivity include:

  • bloating
  • gas
  • diarrhea
  • constipation
  • eczema
  • weight concerns
  • fatigue
  • heartburn
  • headaches

Cost:

New Patients $400 (includes 1 hour naturopathic consultation)

Existing Patients $300 (includes 30 minute follow up to review results)

 

Urine Hormones/DUTCH

  • Includes 35 different hormone tests
  • Sex hormone metabolites
  • Adrenal hormones

Helpful to assess hormonal imbalances & cortisol patterns.

Cost:

New Patients $600 (includes 1 hour naturopathic consultation)

Existing Patients $500 (includes 30 minute follow up to review results)

 

Urine Essential Nutrients & Toxic Metals

Urine analysis is a simple and inexpensive way to measure levels of essential and toxic elements. The presence of toxic elements has been linked to:

  • neurological problems
  • memory impairment
  • learning difficulties
  • gastrointestinal problems

Cost:

New Patients $250 (includes 1 hour naturopathic consultation)

Existing Patients $150 (includes 30 minute follow up to review results)

Full heavy metal work-up that includes 2 urine samples, 1 chelation IV, and review of results $350

 

Nutrigenomix

Learn how your genes are affected by the foods you eat and how your unique genetic makeup influences how you respond to different foods and nutrients.

The genes that are tested for influence weight management, nutrient metabolism, cardiovascular health, diabetes risk, eating habits , food intolerances (gluten & lactose), and even physical performance and injury risk.

Cost:

New Patients $500 (includes 1 hour naturopathic consultation)

Existing Patients $400 (includes 30 minute follow up to review results)

To book your appointment or for further information about treatments and fees, contact The Pear Tree at 857.1300 or visit our FAQs page.