Naturopathic Resources in Ottawa
Food Sensitivity Testing
Blood test to assess for food intolerances or foods that are contributing to inflammation. Useful for digestive issues, allergies and chronic inflammation.
Amino Acid Plasma Analysis
Assesses for nutritional imbalances as well as imbalances of the immune system.
Comprehensive Stool Analysis with Parsitology
Stool testing that indicates efficiency of digestion and absorption as well as assessment of bacteria, yeast and parasites.Useful for digestive issues, Irritable bowel syndrome, Chrohn’s, Colitis and Inflammation
Small Intestine Bowel Overgrowth Testing (SIBO)
A 3-hour hydrogen-methane breath test that assess small intestinal bacterial overgrowth that aids in classifying dysbiosis in the small intestine.Normally stool tests assess dysbiosis in the large intesting. If you experience digestive issues and your previous stool analysis comes back negative SIBO testing might be worth exploring.
Hair Heavy Metal Analysis
Assesses mineral content of body as well as toxic metal burden such as mercury and lead
Microbial Organic acid testing
A urine test which is used to assess for the presence of bacteria, yeast or candida. Most stool tests assess for bacteria in the large intestine only which the organic acid testing assesses for small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).
Female/Male Hormone Panels
Saliva testing can assess hormones suchas cortisol, DHEA, estrogen, progesterone and testosterone. Conditions associated with hormone imbalance include infertility, hormone imbalance causing irregular menstrual cycles, menopause, weight gain and depression
Testing for current or previous exposure to specific moulds.