Candida is type of yeast that when levels multiply, can cause a myriad of health symptoms due to it inflammatory and toxic nature. Candidiasis is an overgrowth of candida in our system and can be the cause of such symptoms as:
We offer different options for candida testing but most frequently recommend stool test. Your Naturopath can provide you with a referral for this. It is in an extra change paid directly to the labs and prices range from $130 for more basic testing to $400 for more complee microbiome testing. If you have candida, tried and test natural treatment will be recommended.
The Comprehensive digestive stool analysis (CDSA) is an at home stool test that allows your practitioner to better understand your digestive functionality. It measures a range digestion, absorption, and metabolism markers and can also check bacterial, fungal and parasitic infection.
There are different levels of CDSA that range in price $130-$460
Microbiome testing looks into your unique make up of micro-organism balance living in your system. We truly are symbiotic beings, depending on our microbiome for a huge range of functions such as immunity, digestive health, synthesis of neurotransmitters and vitamins!
How healthy is your system? Test range in price but commonly around $200 – $360 depending on which test suits you best
Celiac is the most problematic form of gluten-intolerance. It is an auto-immune reaction to your digestive lining affecting nutrient absorption and gut health. If you feel you don’t tolerate wheat or gluten, it is wise to rule out Celiac as this disease can create lasting damage.
The only true way of diagnosing Celiac is through biopsy from an endoscopy, however Gene testing, immune testing through the blood can give a very good indication if Celiac disease is likely.
It is estimated that 50% of the population is infected with Helicobacter Pylori. H Pylori can cause gastritis in adults and children is thought to cause ulcers. People infected with H Pylori have a 2 to 6 fold increased risk of developing gastric cancer and lymphoma as compared to uninfected persons.
We utilize either stool antigen testing or refer you to have the breath test depending on your assessment.
If a positive test is revealed, your Naturopath will be able to provide you with specific recommendations to overcome this issue.
The intestinal permeability testing or ‘Leaky gut’ test is a simple challenge urine test that is a precise, non-invasive way of assessing for gastrointestinal mucosal integrity. Other markers to understand gut lining health can also be performed through stool testing.
Damage to the lining of the gastrointestinal tract (small and large intestine), is common in people with conditions such as food sensitivity and food allergy, Crohn’s disease, irritable bowel syndrome, arthritis, coeliac disease and dermatological conditions such as eczema, psoriasis and acne.
The integrity or gut lining can be affected by many things such as stress, gut infections, alcohol, environmental toxins, medications such as non-steroidal anti inflammations and antibiotics, and poor diet.
If your test shows an increased intestinal permeability, your Naturopath will be able to offer you specific advice on how to repair and restore your intestinal integrity that will make you feel vital and well and again.
Sinus or hayfever
Eczema or acne
migraines and more!
Hormonal imbalance including reproductive hormones, thyroid hormone and adrenal hormones can cause all kinds of disruption and illnesses in the body. Ideal for understanding hormonal influences behind irregular periods, skin issues, low libido, low energy or fertility issues.
During your initial consultation, if hormonal balance is indicated, you may be recommend to specific hormonal testing of which there are different types.
Blood test: Represents total levels of bound hormone currently circulating in the body.
Saliva test: Shows unbound or ‘free’ hormones that are bio-available to the body.
Urine testing: shows hormone metabolism/excretion as compared to normal levels.
You will be advised by your Naturopath what test/s are ideal for you after your initial assessment. A treatment plan targeting any hormonal imbalance shown can then be undertaken.
Hormone testing can range from $50-$550 depending on how extensive the testing is required to be.
Your eyes are the window into your body’s health! Iridology is used to give insight into your individual health traits, genetic predispositions as well as current issues both acute and chronic.
It has origins dating back as far as 3000 years and has evolved over the centuries in to the science it is today whereby we can see in the iris as reflection of the state of health of body organs and systems.
Iridology doesn’t name conditions or illnesses but shows the ‘state’ of the body such as inflammation, toxicity, congestions, nervous condition and degeneration of an organ. Emotional states and character traits can also be perceived.
Your Naturopath will use iridology in your initial consultation as part of your health assessment.
The heavy metal testing offered at CBD Natural health is a comprehensive way of assessing mineral and toxic mineral imbalance that can contribute to a myriad of health issues.
Hair mineral analysis
– The most comprehensive analysis available of mineral balance, mineral metabolism and heavy metal screening and the test we most commonly use. Ideal for preconception, osteoporosis, and children’s health analysis. This test is approximately $120
Comprehensive urine elements profile
– A detail urine toxic mineral analysis of nutritional elements, heavy metals and minor elements such as gadolinium (MRI dyes) and rare minerals found in technologies. This shows what the body is currently excreting and doesn’t tend to reveal stored heavy metals.
– This is simple stool test to reveal heavy metal loading via dietary intake/excretion
A test recommended for people with anxiety, depression, poor stress coping abilities or mental illness. This test identifies what is believed to be a genetic, metabolic condition that is treatable with simple, vitamin supplementation, and can impact symptoms of mental health imbalance.
Children are often easier to diagnose with the most common symptoms being anxiety, always being the first to react to stress, many or peculiar fears, delayed puberty, learning difficulties or spectrum disorders.
Your Naturopath will be able to test and monitor your health and symptoms with this urine test..
For further reading, please see our blog ‘Always Anxious?’
Organic Acids testing is a urine test that measures metabolites of the body for better understanding into biochemical functionality.
This test is ideal in chronic, complex or confusing health scenarios to shed light onto how best to heal the body.
There are option around metabolites tested and most commonly cost around $330
Energy Metabolism Issues
Nutrients and more!
Methylation is a complex and integral part of our biochemistry and describes the cycles that are part of hormonal, neurology and detoxification pathways. Commonly people can be deficient in parts of their methylation processes which can be due to genetics, external stressor or toxins or nutrient deficiencies.
Correction methylation balance can be key to overcoming many issues and is ideal for people with chronic health, fertility or mental health issues.
There are many different options and way to test methylation issues that your Naturopath can recommend after your initial health assessment.
CBD Natural Health’s Naturopaths offer a comprehensive array of tests for preconception and fertility.
If you have undergone testing previously with your Doctor or fertility specialist, your Naturopath can review these tests and provide you with a different perspective, and then will utilise these tests to ensure body health and good nutritional status for optimal fertility. We work alongside your current Medical care to ensure the best outcomes.