Gastrointestinal Functional Analysis: Proper gastrointestinal (GI) function is critical to adequate nutritional status and can impact all aspects of body function. The GI EffectsSM Stool Profiles address key components of proper GI health including measurement of beneficial microbial flora, opportunistic bacteria, yeast and parasitic infection. The presence of abnormal disease causing bacteria (including H. Pylori), or imbalance of the over 400 normal bacterial strains in the gut can cause gut inflammation. Having yeast overgrowth, parasites, fungi or other undesirable vermin in your digestive tract can cause many of the health challenges thyroid, fibromyalgia and other chronic health sufferers experience, such as joint pain, or brain fog. These unwanted invaders can also lead to an autoimmune attack in your body. This DNA test is super sensitive and often is a very important piece of the diagnostic puzzle that will finally help with the resolution of your health challenge! In addition markers of inflammation, immune function, and digestion and absorption are measured with this comprehensive test.
IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome)