Hit the Cause, LLC

Refers you to a lab for testing. 

Results will be discussed at a follow up appointment.

 

MICRONUTRIENT TESTING 

Provides the most comprehensive nutritional analysis available by measuring functional deficiencies a the cellular level.  It is an assessment of how well the body utilizes 33 vitamins, minerals, amino/fatty acids, antioxidants, and metabolites, while conveying the body's need for these micro-nutrients that enable the body to produce enzymes, hormones, and other substances essential for proper growth, development and good health.  Repletion recommendations are made based on need.  This test will give you results for how your body has been processing nutrients and supplements for the last 6 months.

HORMONE HEALTH TESTING

Comprehensive male and female hormone tests are offered.  Both end-point steroid hormones and precursor hormones are included so that the precise location of imbalance in the complicate hormonal cascade can be pinpointed.  Peptide hormones, a complete thyroid panel, and thyroid antibodies are also offered as part of this assessment.  As with micro-nutrient levels, an imbalance in one hormone can initiate a cascade of events that alters levels in other hormone, so a comprehensive look as hormone status is essential.

GENETICS

 MTHFR (methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase): Mutations in this enzyme can affect the metabolism of homocysteine = causing accumulation = and therefore, impair methylation.  Methylation is a biochemical process that is involved in numerous functions including cellular repair, energy production, detoxification, neurotransmitter production, and immunity, among others.  MTHFR mutations have been linked to increased risk of cardiovascular issues, blood vessel damage, blood clots, and degenerative aging.

Apolipoprotein E - This test measures risk for lipid irregularities.  The results of this test can help inform lifestyle and treatment startegies to help reduce cardiovascular risk.

*Note: clients will receive copies of their labs and be advised to share them with their primary care doctor.  Hit The Cause, LLC uses these lab results to help assist in proper vitamin supplementation only.  Hit the Cause, LLC in no way will diagnose or treat disease(s).  That is what medical doctors are licensed to do.                 

 

**Hit The Cause educates clients on how to support the body through natural wellness.

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