Our Approach To Your Health

Your body has an innate ability to heal itself!

Nutritional Therapy removes the blocking factors to healing, and boosts your body’s ability to intake the raw materials it needs. These raw materials can be minerals, enzymes, vitamins, hormones, amino acids, fatty acids, botanicals (adaptogens and herbs) or others. It’s not only a matter of what you’re taking in, it’s a matter of what you’re absorbing.

Bluestem’s unique clinical approach involves the use and interpretation of comprehensive health panels that get to the root of what is happening in your body that’s causing your symptoms. Specialized testing uncovers your body’s highest healing needs, giving us an in-depth look into your gut, your blood markers, your glands and hormones, tying it all together to build a customized protocol and diet to achieve true healing! This doesn’t happen anywhere else in the medical field today.

Nutritional Therapy works by assessing the body’s nutritional deficiencies using  scientifically validated testing. We address the weaknesses discovered, through a properly prepared, whole food diet, supplementation, and lifestyle changes.

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What Is Advanced Functional Testing?

Everyone’s body is different.

This is why the ‘cure-all’ approaches offered by most wellness coaches don’t work for everyone. While two individuals may present with very similar symptoms the root causes may be completely different and require a more informed strategy.

Here’s a quick overview of our comprehensive tests and what they address…

GI- MAP TESTING

A Stool Test that gives us a detailed look at what is happening in your gut.

GI MAP is currently the most comprehensive, accurate stool test available today. It tests for pathogens, parasites, yeast, as well as assessing the health of your microbiome, and your digestion. It looks at levels of normal bacterial flora, and whether there are critical strains that are missing or too low.  It assesses intestinal health markers such as enzyme output, inflammation, and immune function.

MRT TESTING

A Food Sensitivity Test.

MRT tests for 170 different food and food chemicals. It is currently the only blood test available that tests cellular end-point reactions to foods, chemicals and other foreign substances, and quantifies the degree of inflammatory reaction. The technology used for the MRT delivers the most complete picture of cellular reactivity.

Organic Acids Test

A Urine Test that gives insight into your overall health.

There are over 70 markers on the organic acids test including vitamins and antioxidants, oxidative stress, energy production, detoxification, neurotransmitter levels, oxalates, and intestinal yeast and bacteria. People with chronic illnesses, neurological issues, and other health conditions often excrete several abnormal acids in their urine. The OAT will reveal problems with metabolism, nutrient deficiencies, detoxification pathways, yeast and bacterial overgrowths, neurotransmitters, and much more.

Comprehensive Blood Chemistry

A Blood Chemistry Panel

A Blood Chemistry Panel to assess your thyroid, blood sugar handling, cholesterol, liver function, inflammation, cardiovascular health, immune function, anemia, nutrients such as iron and vitamin D, kidney health and more. The panel we use is more comprehensive than the panels from a standard doctors office, and gives a much more accurate picture of your individual needs.

DUTCH Testing

Dried urine test for comprehensive hormones.

The DUTCH is a urine test that looks at female hormones, male hormones, cortisol, melatonin, DHEA, and assesses your stress response as well as your body’s preferred hormone metabolism pathways.

Mycotoxin & Mold Testing

A urine test to identify mycotoxins

Mold releases mycotoxins that can contribute to many illnesses today. It impairs your body’s detoxification system, and can cause chronic and debilitating symptoms . Mold testing is done via a urine sample.

Adrenal and Hormone Testing

A saliva test for hormones

Cortisol, DHEA, estrogen, progesterone, melatonin, testosterone and adrenal gland health gives critical information including your stress profile, and immunity. With this testing we have the ability to complete a full 28 day map of your female cycle, which gives us a far more accurate picture of your hormone health than a single day sample.

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