Laboratory Testing

Laboratory Testing

Food Intolerance Tests:

  1. 95 Foods plus Candida – ($250) This is a simple finger prick test that tests the common 95 food intolerances.  It looks at candida as well as both gluten/gliaden for wheat intolerances.  Symptoms of food intolerances may include: fatigue, constipation/diarrea, IBS, acid reflux/GERD, eczema, psoriasis, asthma, ear infections, rhinitis, headaches/migraines, autism spectrum ds, learning disorders/ADHD, depression, anxiety, weight gain, mood ds, joint/muscle pain, autoimmune ds, blood sugar abnormalities, PMS, incontinence, fluid retention.
  2. Zonulin – ($130) This measures the key bio marker in diagnosing increased intestinal permeability or “Leaky Gut”.  This test should be routine for anyone with any inflammatory condition or autoimmune ds.
  3. Common 24 – ($130) This test measures the 24 most common food intolerances.
  4. Combo Zonulin plus 24 Common– ($235) This test combines both the leaky gut marker and tests for the 24 most common food intolerances.

Saliva Hormone Tests:

  1. Female Wellness – ($210) This comprehensive panel measures levels of 17-B Estradiol, Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA-S and Cortisol
  2. Male Wellness – ($180) This comprehensive panel measures 17-B Estradiol, Testosterone, DHEA-S and Cortisol.
  3. Adrenal Check – ($210) This measures stress hormones–Diurnal cortisol and DHEA-S levels.

24 Hour Urine Tests:

  1. Oxytocin – ($300) Known as the “love” hormone oxytocin has wide reaching effects on both genders.  It plays a key role in reducing the stress response, promoting calmness, influences mood and may help ameliorate feelings of depression. It has an effect on pain signaling in chronic pain syndromes.  It also promotes trust, attachment and intimacy between partners and promotes healthy orgasms in both men and women.  Oxytocin is indicated for the autism spectrum ds, mood ds, fibromyalgia/chronic pain ds, sexual dysfunction and post traumatic stress ds.
  2. Male Wellness – ($180) This comprehensive panel measures 17-B Estradiol, Testosterone, DHEA-S and Cortisol.
  3. Urine Nitrates(NO) – ($200) Low nitrate levels are associated with erectile dysfunction, angina, coronary heart ds, congestive heart failure, hypertension, intermittant claudication (“charlie horse” in the calf muscle), insulin resistance and preeclampsia during pregnancy.  NO is essential for relaxing the smooth muscles along the walls of blood vessels promoting vasodilation and inhibiting platelet aggregation.

Environmental/Toxin tests:

  1. Hair Analysis – ($90) This test measures 45 essential nutritional elements and toxic elements, from a hair sample collection.
  2. Environmental Pollutants – ($200) Tests for parabens, pthalates and volatile organic compounds.
Phone: 902-595-4206
Email: dr.nicolegaskell@gmail.com
Sydney, Nova Scotia
269 Townsend Street B1P 5E7