Genetics Testing

Naturopathic Doctors can perform genetic testing for their patients, but there are many available tests in the open market people can purchase. Genetic testing or testing for SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms). The goal of genetic testing is to uncover characteristics of a unique DNA sequence, which will help a practitioner provide a patient with a personalized therapeutic recommendation based on their genetic characteristics.

This test is unique as no two people are the same and this allows medicine to become individualized. Genetic testing is not an exact science, it is just a tool, just like blood work that can give us new information about a case or medical issues.

The following tests help to find information on genetic testing:
  • Methylation Medicine
  • OAT or Organic Acid test
  • Genetic test