Spectracell Comprehensive Nutrition Panel

Nutrition is quite simply the single most significant contributor to most of our patients’ health. We often recommend nutritional supplementation and daily vitamins and minerals. But how do you know if you are getting enough? Spectracell answers this question....

Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) is a panel of labs evaluating your electrolytes, liver, and kidney function. While it does include several labs it is anything but comprehensive. Electrolytes Sodium (Na) – Potassium (K) – Chloride (Cl) –...

Thyroid Labs

  Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) The anterior pituitary gland secretes TSH in response to the amount of T4 & T3 hormones in the blood. Just as the name implies, TSH stimulates the thyroid gland to secrete thyroid hormones. The higher the levels of T3 & T4...

Sex Hormones

Hormones are essential to our overall function and have a dramatic effect on how we look, feel, and perform. Optimal hormone balance and function is critical to optimal function. Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) The sex hormones are

Omega-3 Index

This test measures the amount of Omega-3 fatty acids (specifically EPA & DHA) that are attached to the surface of the red blood cells. Over 40 studies have been published using the Omega-3 Index Goal – > 8.0% What to do to improve it – The primary...

Kidney & Renal Function Markers

Cystatin C Cystatin C is an early marker of renal/kidney damage. Goal – < 0.95 mg/L What to do to improve it – Estimated GFR GFR is the Glomerular Filtration Rate. It is a measurement of the function of the kidneys. Normal renal/kidney function occurs when...