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Functional Laboratory Testing

Our London Clinics offer functional laboratory testing to support optimisation of your health. Functional laboratory testing — what is it exactly? WHAT CAN THIS HELP ME WITH? 

Functional Laboratory London

Functional Laboratory London

For hormone testing immunological testing and food intolerances, chemical sensitivity, methylation testing, gut health testing, we’ve got it covered — but only with sound clinical reasoning. Functional Laboratory London

Ask us how we use these tests, why and when.

Our unwavering commitment to scientific integrity, innovation and doing what is best for the patient is upheld. Our ethos is echoed within the laboratories we work with worldwide. We offer such services as we believe in investigating for health – not only to confirm disease. London naturopath, osteopath Susannah is founder of the functional healthcare group.

We choose tests based on their accuracy and value. Our knowledge helps guide you to make choices concerning your healthcare. It’s your health journey.

Functional laboratory testing

What’s so great about functional laboratory testing?

Susannah answers every enquiry. Schedule a call time. Find answers to this and other FAQs here.

We’re committed to delivering a service of functional healthcare at Susannah Makram Clinics.
Safe. Clinical. Practical. Effective.
Delivering the highest quality laboratory evaluations enhances care pathway selection. Change is difficult. So what can we do about it? Get it right and keep it simple.
We’re passionate about healthcare centred on optimal wellbeing. 

Turn Around Time

5-10 days

Sample Collection

Salivary swab test or
Saliva sample or samples collected over time or
Referral to nearby phlebotomy services for serum blood analysis (see NOTE below) or
Urine sample or
Stool sample


NOTE:  You may require one or more comprehensive functional tests. Routine blood chemistry testing can be an essential part of a functional healthcare workup. We don’t offer a phlebotomy service. We arrange for a blood draw and centrifugation service on Harley Street, in Central London. Also, just outside of London. As a client of Susannah Makram Clinics we help you to make the safe service as comfortable and efficient as possible.


 

These tests include:

Specific Dietary Tests as Indicated
Food Intolerance Testing – 50 Food Groups
Food Intolerance Testing – 100 Food Groups
Food Intolerance Testing – 150 Plus Food Groups
Gluten Tolerance Test (Coeliac)


Allergy Testing 
Non-Specific Allergy Response Testing
Testing For Specific Inhaled Allergens (12 Allergens)
Food Allergy Testing (200 food groups)


Women’s Ageing Well & Fertility Profile
General profile- FBC, UEs LFTs Glc lipid profile
Endocrine – Thyroid profile, Pituitary function- LH, FSH, prolactin
Ovarian- Oestradiol, progesterone (timed)
Others as needed based on results obtained


Special Tailored Testing

Functional Tests

Adrenal-Thyroid Profile
Adrenal Stress Test – Cortisol & DHEA as measured throughout the day
Thyroid Function Test (TSH)
The Thyroid Profile (free T4, free T3, TSH, and TPO)
Hair Mineral Testing
Anaemia Test
Hormone Tests to include for Menopause
Organix Dysbiosis Test or Urine Organic Acid Test
Vitamin D Vitamin Profile

Metabolic Typing

Special Genetic Testing
DNA Weight Loss Testing
DNA Health
Functional CardioVascular Testing 
CardioMetabolic Health Profile
hs-CRP
Liposcan (HDL & LDL Subfractions)
Oxidised LDL

Nutritional Testing (for Ageing)
Vitamin D Vitamin Profile
Amino Acids Status
Fatty Acid Profile
Iodine
Organix Comprehensive

Functional Intestinal Health Testing (for ageing)
IPA
CSAP X2 AND CP X2
Dysbiosis


Men’s MOT & Preventative Health
Comprehensive Hormone Balance Evaluation For Male Fertility
Sperm Comet Test for Male Fertility


Gold Standard Consultation Health Tests
Blood Glucose Measure
Cholesterol Measure
Blood Pressure & pulse checker (as standard)
Orthopaedic Nerve (inc sensory) and Muscle Function Tests
Salivary pH measure
Capillary Refill test


 Investigations As Indicated 

Laboratory studies:
Comprehensive functional test panel
[Can compare to standard blood work carried out – enquire further here]
Autoantibody testing
Serum electrophoresis
Immunoelectrophoresis
Radial immunodiffusion methods
Immunoturbidimetric methods
Assessment of antibody response
Assessment of T and B lymphocytes by flow cytometry
In vivo measures of T-cell function by assessing localised immunological skin responses
Other measures of T-cell activity
2-Hour Insulin Glucose Challenge Test


Liver Function Test
Kidney – Creatinine & GFR

Other tests such as percussion might be included based on priorities regarding your health and specific concerns presented at time of consultation.

Functional laboratory testing

Functional laboratory testing

There’s the option to request a joint consultation with our private GP. Women’s Ageing Well & Women’s Fertility Profile test is available.
Find out more  ➜

Change is difficult. So what can we do about it? Get it right and keep it simple. Our private consultation assesses whether Sperm DNA fragmentation testing is going to provide a more insightful guide towards your fertility journey. What will you do with the results? Keep it simple. Once referred you are free to take your time to follow up on:

(i) How to reverse sperm DNA damage
(ii) Enquire how long this takes
(iii) Re test after if preferable
(iv) Optimise health for you and your family

Lewis Fertility Testing takes care of our SpermComet Test, without delay, by a time of request by Susannah Makram Clinics. 


FURTHER READING

The place of sperm DNA fragmentation testing in current day fertility management
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Sperm DNA fragmentation testing: To do or not to do?
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Safe, clinical, practical and effective.


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