Blood testing is no longer simply a part of disease or injury management. It’s a vital component of a comprehensive Functional Medicine work up and plays a vital role in uncovering hidden health trends, comprehensive health promotion and disease prevention.
Functional Blood Chemistry Analysis can be defined as the process by which complex and comprehensive blood biomarkers are organised, analysed and interpreted to provide a comprehensive assessment of the state and trends of the main body systems, the supporting body accessory systems, along with the status of nutrients and trends towards and away from clinical dysfunction.
Why Blood Tests?
Blood has a lot to tell us about your state of health and the blood chemistry and CBC / hematology test is the most commonly ordered medical lab test worldwide. These blood tests are an integral part of Western clinical medicine and are used to aid in the diagnostic decision making process. Patients understand and are educated that blood testing is the norm for health assessment. However, many, many people start to feel unwell long before a traditional blood test becomes diagnostic and more often than not, patients like you are told by their physician that “everything on your blood test looks normal.