A core belief here at Source of Health is to take a deeper look at the cause of illness, rather than only cover up the symptoms. Specialty testing helps us find the root causes of concerns.
Advanced Hormone Metabolism - Many hormones are excreted in the urine. By measure the urine at specific time points, we can see how the body is producing, metabolizing and excreting. This is by far a more accurate method to determine the cancer risks and other adverse effects of hormone replacement therapy.
Micronutrient Profile - Is your body getting all the nutrition it needs to maintain health at the cellular level? Are you well balanced? This test measures is a comprehensive battery of the vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants inside your cells and then assists in designing a treatment plan to restore balance for the whole body.
Cardiometabolic Panel - Cholesterol is a broad topic in health, especially in cardiovascular disease management. This panel takes an expanded view of not only cholesterol, but different markers of health for your heart including blood sugar and diabetic markers. This is a must have for your annual visit.
Neurotransmitter Testing - The nervous, endocrine, and immune systems work together to ensure the body is functioning correctly. When stressed, levels can change and deliver a host of symptoms from anxiety, depression, insomnia, fatigue, libido and memory changes. Before medicating the body, it is most reasonable and prudent to see what levels are deficient and what are in excess.
Genetic Testing - People often blame their health on their genes, however this test maps out the entire genome and the doctor will interpret key genes involved in health and metabolism and show you if you carry a certain marker for more serious diseases. As an added bonus, you can see your ancestry and potentially connect to long lost relatives and aid in pre-conception health if you are starting a new family. Dr. Sorr is a registered medical provider at www23andme.com. Click on the button below to save 10% on your kit.
Gluten & Celiac Panel - Offers a clear answer to the body's reaction to gluten, wheat, barley, rye, and spelt. Determines whether a person has Celiac Disease, gluten sensitivity, and/or gluten allergy.
Food Sensitivity Test - Although not called a true allergy, food sensitivities are a major underlying cause of many people's symptoms, such as fatigue, joint pain, depression, and much more. This test covers over 90 different foods and will show your IgG and/or IgE antibody levels.
Heavy Metal Panel - It's a toxic world out there. Lead, mercury, arsenic, and many other metals can shut down the body's ability to function. These metals can affect all of your body's systems especially the nervous system. If you or a loved one has unexplained symptoms of diseases such as neuropathy, Parkinson's, or dementia, this test is a must to determine if heavy metals are a burden to the body.
Adrenal Stress Index - Stress is a part of daily life. However, some people have a disease process that can severely impact their ability to handle it well. This test will show over the course of the day how your adrenals are functioning so that the best treatment plan can be implemented.
Comprehensive Parasitology - Traveling and spending time outdoors are popular past times, but can come with an unintended consequence. Undercooked meats and exotic foods can also increase the likelihood of contracting a parasite. This stool test will identify what is going on inside the gut so the best treatment plan can be customized and implemented for you.
Oxidative Stress Test - This is a quantitative test to measure how many free radicals are damaging your DNA. Free radical damage increases the chances of cancer, cataracts, and wrinkles, all diseases of aging and toxic burden.
Glutathione Test - The most powerful antioxidant that your body produces. This test shows how much you are producing and if it is available to scavenge free radicals. A great combination to add to the Oxidative Stress Test.