+ Do I need Testing?
The simple answer is no. We don't need testing to develop an individualised programme for you. Testing is used to understand the root cause of fully optimise your health.
+ What is the difference between Functional Testing & Genetic Testing?
Genetic Testing is looking at variations in your genetic blueprint which may impact how your body functions. Functional testing is looking at several biomarkers which can assess how your body is currently running. Our genetic testing programmes consist of genetic and functional testing.
+ Can you test me for disease risk?
Whilst some testing markers may be linked to certain diseases, we do not look at genetic disease risk factors. We can refer you to a doctor to discuss disease risk.
+ How do I organise testing?
Testing can be undertaken after the initial consultation or sent to you in the world wherever you are.
+ What does the test involve?
We can test a variety of markers which your nutritionist will discuss with you. Our most popular genetic and functional testing package involves blood, urine, and saliva. We shall inform you how best to conduct these.
+ How long does the testing take?
It takes about 3 weeks to get the results of the testing.
+ I already have my health data, can you analyse it?
Yes, we can look at any test results you have. Please get in touch with us.
+ How do I become a Nutritionist?
We recommend you visit here to find out all information about training in Nutrition.
+ What is Functional Medicine?
Functional Medicine is looking at the body as a whole and understanding the root cause of illness. You can visit here for more information.
+ My case is very complex, can you help me?
We work with many individuals who have very complex health histories. We take a complete health history and stage our recommendations for maximum effect.
+ Should I tell my GP?
Yes, we recommend you tell your GP that you are working with a nutritionist.
+ What about supplements?
We recommend supplements based on consulation and testing. Supplement quality varies so it's important to have guidance before embarking on a supplement regime. Some supplements can interact with medication so important to have these checked with us and your doctor.
+ I fell better, can I stop my medication?
No, this is a matter for your GP to decide. we do not advise on medication.
+ How do I make an appointment?
Please use the contact form on the tab above. We then book you in and confirm your appointment and request payment. Payment confirms your appointment with us.
+ What if I need to cancel?
Due to clinic costs, cancellations within 48 hours will be charged the full amount. Please contact us as soon as possible to rearrange your appointment.
+ What are your clinic hours?
These are flexible, but usually Monday's up to 8pm in London and Friday's up to 6pm in Berkshire.
+ Do you travel?
Yes, please contact us for your requirements and we would be happy to discuss accomodating you.
+ What do I need to send before the appointment?
We shall send a questionnaire for you to fill in prior to the appointment. It's also wise to send any health data or test results.
+ How can I pay?
We send an invoice before the appointment and you can pay by any card. Payment confirms the appointment.