Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus at Relive Health Hendersonville

The gut is often referred to as the body’s “second brain,” and for a good reason. It plays a pivotal role in overall health, influencing everything from digestion to mood. At Relive Health Hendersonville, we’re excited to introduce the Gastrointestinal Microbial Assay Plus (GI-MAP) – a cutting-edge diagnostic tool that offers a comprehensive look into the microbial landscape of your gut.

The GI-MAP is a stool test that uses DNA-based technology to identify and quantify a wide range of microorganisms present in the gut. This includes bacteria, parasites, fungi, and viruses. By assessing these microbes, the GI-MAP provides invaluable insights into gut health, inflammation, digestion, and immune function.

The GI-MAP Experience at Relive Health Hendersonville:

  1. Initial Consultation: Discuss your health concerns and understand the potential benefits of the GI-MAP for your situation.
  2. Test Kit Provision: Receive your at-home test kit with clear instructions for stool collection.
  3. Sample Submission: After collecting the sample, send it to the lab using the provided return packaging.
  4. In-depth Analysis: Your sample undergoes a detailed analysis to provide a comprehensive view of your gut’s microbial landscape.
  5. Results Interpretation: Schedule a follow-up consultation to discuss your results, understand their implications, and receive personalized recommendations.

Benefits of the GI-MAP:

  • Precision: Uses advanced DNA technology for accurate identification and quantification of microorganisms.
  • Comprehensive: Evaluates a broad spectrum of beneficial and pathogenic microbes.
  • Inflammation Markers: Assesses indicators of gut inflammation and immune response.
  • Digestive Markers: Provides insights into digestive enzyme activity and gut health.
  • Personalized Insights: Offers actionable data tailored to individual gut profiles.

Key Components of the GI-MAP:

Component Description
Bacterial Flora Evaluates the balance of beneficial and potentially harmful bacteria.
Parasites Identifies the presence of common and pathogenic parasites.
Fungi & Yeasts Assesses levels of fungi and yeasts, including Candida species.
Viruses Detects specific gut viruses that may impact health.
Digestion Markers Provides insights into fat and protein digestion, gut inflammation, and immune function.

Why Choose Relive Health Hendersonville for the GI-MAP?

Relive Health Hendersonville is dedicated to offering the most advanced diagnostic tools to empower our clients with knowledge. The GI-MAP stands as a testament to this commitment, providing a window into the intricate world of gut health. Our team ensures that you not only understand your results but also receive actionable guidance to optimize your gut health and overall well-being.

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FAQs on the DUTCH Test:

Who should consider the DUTCH Test?
  • Individuals experiencing hormonal imbalances, fatigue, mood swings, fertility issues, or those seeking a comprehensive view of their hormonal health can benefit from the DUTCH Test.  learn more….
Is the DUTCH Test accurate?
  • Yes, the DUTCH Test is renowned for its accuracy, providing detailed insights that surpass traditional blood tests.  learn more….
How often should I take the DUTCH Test?
  • The frequency depends on individual health goals and concerns. It’s beneficial when starting a new treatment, monitoring progress, or whenever significant life changes occur. learn more….
Are there any preparations required before taking the test?
  • It’s essential to follow the kit instructions closely. Some medications or supplements might need to be paused, but always consult with a healthcare professional before making any changes.  learn more….
How long does it take to receive the results?
  • Typically, results are available within 10-14 days after the lab receives the samples.  learn more….


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