These tests are in addition to the standard tests and assessments that are conducted in clinic or online with your Naturopathy consultations.
Kathy works with a Gold Standard Laboratory to conduct specific tests, including Female hormone saliva, Male hormone Saliva, Food intolerance, Hair mineral toxic, Stress profile, Sleep Profile.
These highly Accurate, non-invasive test are available with your Consultation, it is essential to have an initial consultation, and at least 1 follow-up consultation, either in clinic or via Skype to arrange these tests.
Please discuss these options with Kathy during or prior to your initial consultation.
If you are unsure which kit/s are most suitable check out our Symptoms Guide here
Female Hormone Test Kit
By using a sample of saliva, the Female Hormone Self Test Kit measures 3 hormones: Estrogen, Progesterone and Testosterone.
Estrogens – Relieves menopausal symptoms, protect against osteoporosis, heart disease, Alzheimer’s disease, colon cancer, incontinence and tooth loss. – Enhances mental acuity and memory. -Increases serotonin and endorphins levels.
– Decreases risk of endometrial cancer, enhances mood and has a calming effect. – Involved in the reduction of PMS and menopausal hot flushes. – Regulates fluid balance.
– Builds muscle and promotes muscle tone, increases libido, helps strengthen bones.
Multiple Hormone Test Kit
provides the facility to test up to all 8 hormones.
It is ideal for practitioners or clients who want to have the flexibility of selecting their own hormone panel. Just tick which hormones are required on the very easy to fill out form.
The Multiple Hormone Self Test kit is pre paid for two hormones. Additional tests are paid by credit facility on the enclosed form (AUS $20/hormone) and sent at the time of returning the sample to the lab.
For people wanting a more tailored panel, some of the following suggestions may prove to be very informative and beneficial.
Purchase the Multiple Hormone Self Test kit and select the following hormones in the selection panel.
Low Sex Drive (Libido)
Food Intolerance Test Kit
Food Allergy Test Kit (a drop of blood is all that’s needed)!
Allergy – Using a few drops of blood, the Allery-Food Check assessment will analyze your body’s reaction to 96 different common foods through detection of food-specific IgG antibodies via ELISA methodology.
Option 1. 96 General foods: –
Option 2. 24 Herbs & 24 Spices: –
Hair Mineral Toxic Analysis
Using a sample of hair, the Mineral & Toxic Element Test will analyse the levels of mineral & heavy metals in your body. The test kit accurately measures the following eight minerals: Calcium, Chromium, Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium, Iron (hair), Zinc. These minerals are of major importance in health and disease, including diabetes, heart conditions, and osteoporosis.
The following four toxic elements are also tested: Arsenic, Cadmium, Lead, Mercury (hair).
Heavy metal toxicity can arise by prolonged exposure to environmental contamination and can cause a range of symptoms, from headaches to muscle pains, tremors, dizziness, depression and general neurological problems, among others. Mercury toxicity can arise from drinking contaminated tap water or even a high consumption of fish with high mercury content or from leaching from dental fillings. Lead toxicity can easily arise by prolonged exposure to exhaust fumes, arsenic toxicity or arsenic poisoning could comes from the arsenic present in some paints and in industrial waste, cadmium toxicity from cigarette smoke.
Stress or Sleep Profile
By testing samples of saliva the Stress Hormone Self Test Kit measures cortisol and DHEA levels in the body. The adrenal gland produces Cortisol the hormone that helps in responding and coping with stress, trauma, infections and environment extremes. Cortisol also increases energy and metabolism, helps to regulate blood pressure and decreases inflammation DHEA helps protect against heart disease, osteoporosis, diabetes, cancer, Alzheimers Disease, Lupus and rheumatoid arthritis. It can also increase and enhance energy levels, libido, memory and immunity and protects against the effects of stress.
Option 1 Adrenal Profile*: 4 different times of the day, Cortisol and DHEA,
Option 2 Sleep Profile*: Melatonin a.m. Cortisol 12 am,