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FUNCTIONAL TESTING

What you don't know may be harming you.

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LET'S DIVE DEEPER INTO UNDERSTANDING WHAT COULD BE AT THE ROOT OF YOUR FRUSTRATING SYMPTOMS AND CONDITION.


Most of the testing options are done through Great Plains Laboratories, SpectraCell and Meridian Valley, GX Sciences and Nutrition Genome. Some of the test can be done at home, do not require a doctor or physician to request or read the results.

These tests are not usually covered by insurance and seen as preventative testing deemed not necessary. Blue Cross Blue Shield, Tricare, Medicare may offer partial to full coverage for some tests. You will have to contact your own insurance provider to find out their coverage.

Information on blood labs are found on the Holistic Nutrition and Lifestyle Counseling Page.

Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

(NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

Functional Testing: About


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    IgG Food Sensitivities Test $250

    The IgG Food MAP With XMAP® Technology is a delayed IgG Food Sensitivity Panel provided

    through Great Plains Laboratory, testing a full range of 190 food items common in the Western, Asian, and Mediterranean diets, even Hemp plus Candida and Yeast infections. Learn more: https://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/food-map-igg-sensitivity-profile

    At home Blood Spot Test Kit or Serum Blood Draw Test Kit can be sent to your home. Blood Serum require a laboratory at a local hospital, children's hospital, Urgent Care, Local Medical School or contact your insurance to find a laboratory in your area. 

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    Hair Heavy Metals and Minerals Test $200

    Hair Elements analysis through GREAT PLAINS LABORATORIES provides information regarding recent and ongoing exposure to potentially toxic and neurotoxic metals such as methylmercury, arsenic, aluminum, tin, cadmium, lead, antimony and mercury and time-averaged status of specific nutrient elements (minerals) which plays a key role in essential mineral balances/deficiencies or toxic abnormalities.


    The CDC acknowledges the value of hair mercury levels as a maternal and infant marker for exposure to neurotoxic methylmercury from particular large fish.


    This noninvasive screening test requires only .25 grams of hair. Toxic elements may be 200 to 300 times more highly concentrated in hair than in blood or urine. Therefore, hair is the tissue of choice for detection of recent exposure to toxic elements.


    You will receive a kit from Great Plains Laboratory within 3-5 business days after payment. 

    It takes 14 days for the test results to be posted via email. This test can be done at home with hair samples. Please allow one inch of hair to grow out or use pubic hairs. Follow instructions on kit once received.

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    Organic Acids Test $350

    The Organic Acids Test (OAT) through GREAT PLAINS LABORATORIES offers a comprehensive metabolic snapshot of a patient’s overall health with 76 markers. It provides an accurate evaluation of intestinal yeast and bacteria. Abnormally high levels of these microorganisms can cause or worsen behavior disorders, hyperactivity, movement disorders, fatigue and immune function. Many people with chronic illnesses and neurological disorders often excrete several abnormal organic acids in their urine. The cause of these high levels could include oral antibiotic use, high sugar diets, immune deficiencies, acquired infections, as well as genetic factors.

    The Organic Acids Test also includes markers for vitamin and mineral levels, oxidative stress, neurotransmitter levels, and is the only OAT to include markers for oxalates, which are highly correlated with many chronic illnesses.

    If abnormalities are detected using the OAT, treatments can include supplements, such as vitamins and antioxidants, or dietary modification. Upon treatment, patients and practitioners have reported significant improvement such as decreased fatigue, regular bowel function, increased energy and alertness, increased concentration, improved verbal skills, less hyperactivity, and decreased abdominal pain. The OAT is strongly recommended as the initial screening test.

    Find out more about the Organics Acids Test.

    Shipping takes 3-5 days for the test kit to arrive, 14 days to receive results by email.


    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

    details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

    In The Lab

    Comprehensive Stool Analysis with Parasitology $400

    The Comprehensive Stool Analysis detects the presence of pathogenic microorganisms such as yeast, parasites, and bacteria that contribute to chronic illness and neurological dysfunction — now with 14 new pathogen markers! It provides helpful information about prescription and natural products effective against specific strains detected in the sample. The test also evaluates beneficial bacteria levels, intestinal immune function, overall intestinal health, and inflammation markers.

    Learn More about this Stool Test.

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    GPL-TOX Panel- 173 Toxic Non Metal Chemicals $240 or if added to OAT is $220

    • GPL-TOX screens for 173 different environmental pollutants using 18 different metabolites, all from a single urine sample.

    • GPL-TOX uses the power of advanced mass spectrometry (MS/MS), which is necessary to detect lower levels of certain genetic, mitochondrial, and toxic chemical markers that conventional mass spectrometry often misses.

    • GPL-TOX also includes Tiglylglycine, a marker for mitochondrial damage, which is often seen in chronic toxic chemical exposure.

    • GPL-TOX pairs perfectly with our Organic Acids Test (OAT) and our Glyphosate Test in the ENVIROtox Panel. This panel offers you comprehensive testing to assess exposure to common environmental toxins and the damage that can be caused by this exposure, all at a great value, and all from one urine sample.

    Learn more here:

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    ENVIROTOX PANEL $570

    INCLUDED IN THE PANEL ARE:

    GPL-TOX: TOXIC NON-METAL CHEMICAL PROFILE

    ORGANIC ACIDS TEST

    GLYPHOSATE

    The Enviro-TOX panel is ideal for those with suspected chemical exposure or any chronic health problems. It includes the Organic Acids Test (OAT), GPL-TOX (Toxic Non-Metal Chemical Profile), and Glyphosate Test, and you receive a significant discount for ordering them together. You'll get a wealth of information (almost 250 markers) from just one urine sample.

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    When ordering a test, make payment and in the payment notes include the name of person ordering the test and the details for the person being tested. Include this information in the payment notes: Full Name, DOB, Weight

    Address, Email Address, Phone Number

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    MOLD IgE ALLERGY TEST $190

    Mold allergy is an abnormal immune reaction to mold spores or mold cell components. People can be exposed to mold spores or byproducts at work, home or outdoors.

    The Great Plains Laboratory offers an IgE blood test that measures patient antibodies to most common molds. The IgE antibodies are detected in blood serum using an FDA-approved enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA).

    The most common molds known to cause allergic conditions include Alternaria, Aspergillus, Cladosporium and Penicillium. Use of both tests allow a wider array of molds to be detected.


    Advantages of IgE Mold Allergy Testing:

    • IgE Mast Cell Inflammatory Mediators

    • Identify IgE reactivity level to specific mold species.

    • Connect immune responses to specific molds.

    • Suggest history of mold exposure.

    • Current higher reactivity or potential past lower reactivity.

    • Helpful for individuals with allergies, asthma and other respiratory conditions that may be due to histamine release and other inflammatory mediators resulting from IgE reactivity or other immune reactions.

    • Link IgE results with mold allergy symptoms, which include cough and postnasal drip, watery eyes, itchy eyes, nose, throat, runny or stuffy nose, or dry, scaly skin. In addition, possibly assist in identifying abnormal reactions to mold, including mold-induced asthma, allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis, allergic fungal sinusitis, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and dampness and mold hypersensitivity syndrome (DMHS).

    • Certain occupations have potential for high mold exposure: crop and dairy farming, greenhouse plant husbandry, logging, carpentry, millwork, furniture repair and commercial baking.

    • A high exposure in the home can occur in damp areas such as bathrooms, kitchens and basements.

    • In general, working or living in damp buildings with moisture higher than 50% humidity, increases the possibility of mold exposure.

    • Immune reactions to mold can be identified by the level of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies to specific mold species.

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    GREAT PLAINS LABORATORY MYCOTOX MOLD EXPOSURE $300

    The Mold IgE Allergy panel includes 13 mold allergens, with markers known to be involved in mold-related illnesses.

    Mycotoxins (toxins from mold) are some of the most prevalent toxins in the environment. Mycotoxins are metabolites produced by fungi like mold, which can infest buildings, vehicles, and foodstuffs. Most mycotoxin exposures in North America, Europe, and Australia are through airborne exposure. Food may be a major source of mycotoxins in third-world nations that lack government inspection of foods, especially the grains such as rice, corn, wheat, rye, and barley. Many grains that are harvested have been found to be contaminated with mycotoxins but little of such harvests are discarded and are frequently sold for animal feeds such as dog food or feed for cows, pigs, chickens, turkeys, and horses.


    Fungi can grow on almost any surface, especially if the environment is warm and wet. Inner wall materials of buildings, wallpaper, fiber glass insulation, ceiling tiles, and gypsum support are all good surfaces for fungi to colonize. These fungi then release mycotoxins into the environment causing symptoms of many different chronic diseases. Diseases and symptoms linked to mycotoxin exposure include fever, pneumonia-like symptoms, heart disease, rheumatic disease, asthma, sinusitis, cancer, memory loss, vision loss, chronic fatigue, skin rashes, depression, ADHD, anxiety, and liver damage. With the MycoTOX Profile we can identify mycotoxin exposures and make recommendations for detoxification treatments that have been effective. 


    MycoTOX screens for eleven different mycotoxins, from 40 species of mold, in one urine sample.


    GPL currently measures 11 different mycotoxins in our test from a wide variety of 13 mold types (genera) including Aspergillus, Penicillium, Fusarium, Myrothecium, Stachybotrys, Bipolaris, Gibberella, Chaetomium, Trichoderma, Trichothecium, Cephalosporium, Verticimonosporium, and Monascus. Since each of these genera contain multiple species, the MycoTOX Profile is likely to detect hundreds of mold species. In addition, poisonous mushrooms also produce some of the same mycotoxins as the molds. This makes the MycoTOX Profile the most comprehensive test on the market and it is the most cost-effective.  https://www.greatplainslaboratory.com/gplmycotox

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    MERIDIAN VALLEY COMBINED HEALTH SCREEN $150


    The Combined Health Screen panel  combines several commonly-ordered screening panels and markers into a single, easy-to-order and cost-effective panel. This panel includes:

    1. Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

    2. Lipid Panel

    3. Complete Blood Count (CBC) with differential and platelets,

    4. Analytes 


    An Extended Panel $300 is also available with additional special focus analytes. 


    Extended Combined Health Screen Panel includes: 

    CBC: WBC, RBC, Hemoglobin, Hematocrit, MCV, MCH, MCHC, RDW, WBC Differential % and absolute, Platelets.

    CMP: Albumin, Alkaline Phosphate, ALT, AST, Total Bilirubin, BUN, Calcium, Potassium, Sodium, Chloride, Glucose, Total Protein, CO2, Creatinine

    Lipid Panel: Total Cholesterol HDL, LDL, Total Chol. to HDL Ratio, Triglycerides

    Other Markers: HgbA1c, Iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity, Globulin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio (A/G Ratio), GGT, LDH, Direct Bilirubin, Uric Acid, Phosphorus, Magnesium

    Additional Markers:  Hs CRP C-Reactive Protein, Vitamin D 25-(OH)D, Ferritin, Fibrinogen, Homocysteine​

    • Combined Health Screen with Mini-Thyroid (Includes TSH, Free T4, Free T3) $240

    Indications:

    • General screening for a broad range of health, cardiovascular, and nutritional concerns.

    • Suspected methylation disorder or cardiovascular disease (CHS-H) · Suspected low or high iron status (CHS-F) ·

    • Suspected thyroid dysfunction (CHS-T).   

    Other Tests Include: Vitamin B6, Folate, B12, Vitamin 25 (OH) D, Urine Minerals, Calcium-Urine, Magnesium RBC, Insulin, Nitrates, K1, Vitamin E, Ferretin, Fibrogen, Coq10, Homocysteine, Fasting Amino Acids (Plasma),  Essential Fatty Acids, HPylori, Candida, C'Difficile, Microbial Organic Acids Test, Comprehensive Ultimate Hormones Panel, Thyroid Complete Panel $240. Thryoid Antibodies $150

    Have a look at Meridian Valley Compendium:

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    NUTRITION GENOME DNA TEST KIT + WHOLE BODY HEALTH REPORT $395

     

    This test is done through NUTRITION GENOME and provides:

    • Report updates for life

    • Personalized grocery list

    • Recommended blood work

    • Toxins / foods to avoid

    • Genetic strengths & weaknesses recap

    • 100 clinically relevant genes (151 SNPs) for a whole-body approach to wellness

    • 8 targeted reports profiling Digestion, Energy, Hormones, Stress & Cognitive Performance, Inflammation & Longevity, DNA Repair, Detoxification, and Athletic Performance

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    GX SCIENCES PRO 7 PANEL $495

    Methylation | Neurotransmitter Processing | Mitochondrial Function | Detoxification | Neuro-Inflammatory Potential | External Inflammatory Potential | Health Precautions:

    21 genes have been chosen by our experts to be analyzed for SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms). There are as many as 50+ variants of the MTHFR gene. However, only two are considered ‘common’ defects that today’s MTHFR Blood Test checks for and are the: 677 and 1298 used in over 250 biochemical processes in the body.

    https://gxsciences.com/nutrigenomics/foundation-methylation-wellness-panel/

    Make the payment to PayPal at: paypal.me/nourishrevivethrive or Venmo @Krista Zweers

    (NOTE: If using a Credit Card please add 3% to cover the processing fees.)

    To order the test click request test and include name of person ordering the test and provide the information of the person being tested the payment details:

    Name, DOB, address, email address, phone number. 

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    MTHRR GENE TESTING THROUGH SPECTRACELL LABS $125


    MTHFR is an enzyme responsible for converting 5, 10-methylenetetrahydrofolate to the product 5-methyltetrahydrofolate - it is involved in the metabolism of folate and homocysteine. The product of the reaction catalyzed by MTHFR converts homocysteine (a potentially toxic amino acid) to methionine (a useful and necessary amino acid). People with high homocysteine levels and those who have a familial history of cardiovascular disease, stroke or thrombosis should consider being tested. Methylation refers to the biochemical pathway in which methyl groups (one carbon and three hydrogen atoms) are added to molecules. Because it is involved in nearly all of the body’s functions, it contributes to countless biological processes including:

    •  Detoxification

    •  Energy production

    •  Genetic expression/DNA repair

    •  Inflammatory, immune, and stress response

    •  Neurotransmitter balance

    •  Production and recycling of glutathione

    An inability to methylate properly can disrupt any of these processes, ultimately compromising one’s health as the body is not able to effectively respond due to the shortage of methyl groups. Impaired detoxification, cardiovascular disease, neurological problems, and weakened immune functioning in general, are some conditions linked to undermethylation.

    This is a blood serum test with a 11-13 days turn-around time.

    https://www.spectracell.com/mthfr-genotyping

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    ADDITIONAL TESTING:

    Additional Testing through Great Plains Laboratories offered when paying cash/paypal debit without insurance:

    COMBO KIT PRICING:

    GPL 2 Combo $550 (OAT+IgG Food Map) Urine & Dried Blood Spot or Serum 

    GPL 3 Combo $700 (OAT+ Heavy Metals/Minerals+ IgG Food Map)

    GPL 4 Combo (OAT+ Hair Heavy Metals/Minerals +IgG Food Map Glyphosate) $825

    EnviroTOX Panel $750 (GPLTOX + OAT + Hair Heavy Metal, Glyphosate)

    *GPL Combo Plus $1080 (OAT+ GPLTOX+ Glyphosate+IgG Food Map+Hair Heavy Metals/Minerals, Omega 3 Index Complete)  

    GPLComplete Combo $1500 (OAT+GPL TOX+Glyphosate+IgG Food Map, Cholesterol+Comp. Stool Analysis, Copper + Zinc+ Dopamine Beta Hydroxylase (DBH)+ Ferritin+ Hair Heavy Metals/Minerals+Vitamin D)

    Autism Panel $1850 (OAT+Mycotox+GPLTOX+Glyphosate+Omega 3+ Hair Heavy Metals/Minerals, IgG Food Sens., Comp. Stool Anaylsis, 

    Amino Acids Urine or Serum)

    ADHD Panel $1625 (OAT+ IgG Food Map, Hair Heavy Metals + Glyphosate, Mycotox, Comp. Stool Analysis, Amino Acids Urine, Streptococcus, Copper-Iron, Omega 3 Panel, Cholesterol Panel, Vitamin D)


    Individual Testing: 

    Amino Acids Urine or Serum $ 330

    IgE Food Allergy $220

    IgE Allergy Advanced Test (93) - Blood Serum $520

    Streptococcus Antibodies $90

    Homocysteine $155

     * If you would like to order one of these tests of multiple test, please reach out via email below. 

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