Do you have digestive upset, bloating, gas, acid reflux, mood irregularities and weak immunity? The simple at-home Complete Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test will assess how well your digestive system is functioning, along with your energy and mood metabolites using a urine sample. Plus, you'll be able to find out whether you're truly getting all the vitamins you need from your current nutrition giving you a clear picture of your digestive and metabolic health and how to support any imbalances and feel your best again.
If you were to run only one at-home lab test to assess the overall state of your digestion, microbial probiotic balance, and gut health, it would be this Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test. Measuring your levels of intestinal yeast and bacteria can uncover the deepest root causes of why you're not feeling well, including gut issues. High or unbalanced levels of microorganisms lead to widespread symptoms related to immune function: fatigue, inflammation/joint pain, skin rashes, mood imbalances and more, plus they can impact existing disorders related to behavior and neurological function. With over 75 biomarkers, the Candida, Metabolic & Vitamins Test will show you exactly what your deficiencies are in terms of vitamins, energy mitochondrial producers, neurotransmitter metabolites, and detoxifiers. Kidney disease and kidney stones are common in people with high levels of oxalates in their bodies, making it an important marker to test. Those also affected are individuals with fibromyalgia and women with vulvar pain. This is the "go-to" lab when you want to find out how well your body is doing from the inside out!
Making gut health a priority will contribute to a multitude of health benefits that include a robust immune system, balanced mood and energy levels, efficient detoxification and optimal digestion. By taking a look at the overall state of your digestive system and microbial probiotic balance you can learn what your deficiencies are in terms of vitamins, energy and mood metabolites and natural detoxifiers. This test provides an opportunity to examine the underlying root causes of digestive issues and metabolic imbalances. Armed with your individual results you'll be equipped to rebalance your body with a diet, supplement and lifestyle recommendations right for you with the support of a certified Health Coach.
Providing a snapshot of the waste products of yeast, fungus, bacteria and other metabolic pathways present in your urine. T
The health of the microbiome impacts digestion, absorption of nutrients, immune system, detoxification and brain function.
Mitochondrial Markers:Amino Acid & Krebs Cycle Metabolites
The power house of each cell in the body that help to generate energy (ATP), stress to this cycle from the toxins from candida, bacteria, oxalate, heavy metals and environmental chemicals can lead to low energy, poor exercise recovery and increased oxidative stress.
Neurotransmitter Metabolites:Phenylalanine, Tyrosine & Tryptophan
Chemical messengers in the brain that impact mood and sleep. Identify issues in tryptophan metabolism which can contribute to serotonin imbalance and excess quinolinic acid production. The relationship between two important brain chemicals dopamine and norepinephrine is critical for attention, focusing, mood, calmness, and other nervous system functions. Deficiency or excess of serotonin can impact mood, fine and gross motor skills, calmness, and sleep.
Pyrimidine Metabolites (Folate Metabolism)
Markers uracil and thymine help indicate of folate imbalance. Folate is linked to the methylation cycle that supports the inner workings of cells related to DNA function and metabolism. Poor folate metabolism can lead to cognitive problems.
Ketone and Fatty Acid Oxidation
Ketones are breakdown products of fatty acid metabolism. When fat is used as an energy source it is converted into ketones in the liver by a process called ketogenesis. Elevations in ketones can lead to GI upset like vomiting and diarrhea.
Identify nutrient imbalances
In order for the body to run effectively, it needs the right level of vitamins and minerals to act as cofactors for enzymatic reactions. Without enough of these nutritional cofactors (or if someone has genetic mutations that affect how well their enzymes work), these chemical pathways are unable to function optimally.
Identify glutathione deficiency
Glutathione is a powerful antioxidant in our cells and protects against toxicity. Inadequate glutathione increases oxidative stress in the brain and nervous system, that can lead to poor attention, focus and overall cognitive challenges. Glutathione deficiency can also compromise immune system health. Glutathione is an essential compound involved liver detoxification of chemicals.
Amino acids have major metabolic functions and roles in the body
Certain elevated amino acid metabolites can even be linked to rare genetic diseases called inborn errors of metabolism.
Assess elevated levels of phosphoric acid
Measures phosphoric acid linked to dietary consumption metabolism and/or vitamin D status. High phosphorus levels can cause damage to your body.
High oxalates in the GI tract also may significantly reduce absorption of essential minerals such as calcium, magnesium, zinc, and others. Oxalate can trap heavy metals such as mercury, lead, and arsenic in the body and lead to mineral imbalances.
EquiLife labs are designed to provide detailed and thorough information so that you can understand your health at the deepest level, allowing you to finally get to the root cause of your biggest health concerns.
To ensure you feel confident about your lab findings, EquiLife provides a complimentary, one-on-one call with a certified Health Coach who will review your results with you in-depth and answer any questions you have.
Testing takes the guesswork out of your health and empowers you to make informed choices about your health. After reviewing your results, Health Coaches will provide recommendations to help you achieve your goals.
This true functional medicine lab gives soooo much information and eliminates the guesswork for next steps when it comes to deficiencies and toxicities!
Now I know exactly what is going on with my gut health and what I need to do about it. The 30 min coaching call is so informative and the follow up information I received was helpful to keep me organized with what the next steps should be.
sent labs in, still waiting for consult date
I purchased this for my husband and it was so simple to do. He recently had his health coaching call to review his results and he was impressed! He had a plan of action to help balance his body based on the results and is ready to get started on it this summer!
Very easy to take and the Fedex pick up was easy to arrange and very convenient. My box didn't come with the tracking form, but Equilife support was very responsive and emailed me a form within a few hours of requesting it. This will be my second test, and if it's as informative as the other one, I'm sure I will benefit from the information.
Once you receive your at-home lab test, please follow the instructions provided to register your test. Once sample(s) are sent to one of our CLIA certified labs, it will take approximately 3 weeks for your results to be returned, during which time you will receive information on how to schedule your one-one-one health coaching call.
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