Dr. Tamzin offers a variety of lab testing to her patients in order to confirm a diagnosis. This can include food sensitivity testing, hormone testing, small intestinal bowel overgrowth (SIBO) testing and general blood tests to check thyroid health, cholesterol levels, iron levels and more.
Lab testing allows your naturopathic doctor to find the underlying cause of what could be causing illness. These tests are either done at LifeLabs or as a take-home test by the patient.
Food allergy and sensitivity panels are a blood test. These tests look for antibodies (IgE and IgG) which are produced by your body against a particular type of food. Food sensitivities can produce a variety of symptoms which can include digestive issues, headaches, eczema, joint pain and even mood swings. By measuring which antibodies are high we can determine which foods a person may be reacting to and therefore how to treat them.
IV therapy is a safe and effective way to help increase nutrients which may be deficient in the body due to chronic health conditions, cancer or malnutrition. B-complex injections can also be used to boost mood and energy.
Our bodies are exposed to toxins on a daily basis. If our bodies aren't properly eliminating these toxins, they can build up and can cause uncomfortable symptoms and unnecessary weight gain. So by supporting the body through healthy elimination of toxins, we can help you find balance.
Helping your family stay healthy all year round is our goal. This can be done by talking about healthy lifestyle changes and eating habits. We can also make sure that the body is getting all the vitamins and nutrients it needs to support a healthy immune system.
The digestive system and our mental health are intricately linked. Therefore making sure we’re absorbing all of our nutrients from food can help alleviate symptoms associated with health concerns such as anxiety and depression