Dr. Duckworth uses a variety of tests to determine the health status of a patient.
Below is a list of some of the tests that she uses.
|Nutrition||Testing for vitamin, mineral and antioxidants. Also bacteria and Candida overgrowth as well as gut flora balance.,Nutritional Consultations: oral supplementation and herbal support; Diet and menus based on patient’s constitution and pulse diagnosis. Gluten free, Dairy free, vegan, vegetarian, and special diets for energetic deficiencies.|
|Anti-Aging||Blood, Saliva and Urine testing for all male, female for hormones: thyroid, estrogen, progesterone, testosterone, DHEA, cortisol. Also C-reactive Protein and homocysteine, vitamin D. Osteoporosis screening and nutritional analysis.|
|Bio-identical Hormone Replacement||Blood, Saliva and Urine testing for all hormones levels including thyroid and iodine. Optimizing with bio-identical hormones|
|Cancer-Co Management||Nutritional and herbal support to nourish and energize the body. Vitamin C, glutathione, amino acids to build muscle. Supplemental support for nausea and polyneuropathy.|
|Detoxification||Testing for heavy metals, environmental, plastics, PCBs, pesticides. Herbal and supplementation prescriptions for detoxification and chelation.|
|Chronic Fatigue / Fibromyalgia||Testing for Cortisol, hormones, and chronic infections using blood, urine and saliva. Herbal and supplemental support in addition to Japanese integrative acupuncture|
|Diabetes/ Heart Disease||Comprehensive and extensive blood and specialized testing for biomarkers of heart disease, stroke, diabetes and cholesterol. Nutritional and Herbal support. Cholesterol lowering and heart health protocols.|
|Gut Health, Candida||Testing for Candida, food allergies and intolerances, IGG and IGE. Nutritional support to heal the gut membrane, balance the intestinal flora and restore functionality to the digestive system|
|Headaches, Migraine||Vitamin, antioxidant and mineral testing. Neurotransmitter testing and balancing. Nutritional support to correcting deficiencies in addition to Japanese integrative acupuncture.|
|Allergies||NAET testing and treatment as well as blood tests for air borne and food allergies and intolerances. Individualized menus and nutritional and supplemental counseling|
|Pain||Testing for biomarkers for inflammation such as RA, Homocysteine C-reactive Protein. Herbal and supplemental prescriptions in addition to Japanese integrative acupuncture.|
|Complete blood tests for metabolic function. Wellness counseling including specialized diets, herbal and supplemental prescriptions.|
|Emotional and Mental Imbalances||Neurotransmitter testing with saliva and urine. Balancing all the neurotransmitters with amino acids as well as hormones and Japanese acupuncture|