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In this week’s episode, I’m delving into an exciting addition to my nutrition practice: functional blood chemistry for endometriosis. Functional testing is a powerful tool for uncovering potential imbalances in the body, especially when it comes to understanding symptoms like those associated with endometriosis. 

By combining functional blood chemistry with dietary interventions, I can pinpoint specific issues and tailor my approach to each client’s needs. This testing provides a deeper understanding of the body’s inner workings, and enables my clients to make more informed decisions about their health and well-being. 

In this episode you’ll hear:

-What functional testing is vs conventional testing: at the doctor’s office they typically use conventional testing, but functional testing offers a lot more data.

-Optimal ranges vs conventional ranges: optimal ranges give you a better idea of how much of a nutrient your body really needs to thrive, rather than to the bare minimum you need to survive.   

-Functional approach vs conventional: with functional work, it’s all about diving into the data and letting it guide our decisions; whereas, when you see a doctor, they’re mainly focused on diagnosing your condition based on symptoms and tests.

-What you can learn from a functional test and how that applies to endometriosis.

-Functional blood tests give you a comprehensive view of your thyroid health, unlike typical doctor’s tests that usually only cover two markers.

Functional blood chemistry is crucial for addressing endometriosis effectively. Join me for a free live webinar on Thursday, March 21st at 4pm PST, where I’ll dive into the wealth of information it provides. Attending live ensures you’ll get all your questions answered and maximize the benefits. 

Additionally, I’ll be introducing the Thrive with Endo Starter Package, a more accessible and affordable program. Applications open the same day as the webinar, but only for a few days. Check out the links below for more details!

Ep. 3: What is Functional Nutrition and How Does It Help With Endo?

Ep. 13: What is a Root Cause Approach for Endometriosis?

Ep. 21: Blood Sugar: The Key to Hormonal Balance?

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Understanding the Power of Functional Blood Chemistry for Endometriosis

In the fight against endometriosis, knowledge is power. The ability to gain deeper insights into our bodies and understand the unique factors affecting our health can be a game-changer. Join me as we dive into the world of functional testing, blood chemistry, and its relevance to managing endometriosis symptoms.

Functional Blood Chemistry for Endometriosis: A Deeper Dive into Health Assessment

Functional testing, including bloodwork, provides comprehensive insights by examining a wider array of markers, delving beyond conventional tests typically available through insurance coverage. Functional testing is a valuable tool in deciphering health imbalances contributing to endometriosis symptoms, paving the way for targeted interventions.

Comparing Conventional and Functional Testing

In today’s episode, we talk about the contrast between conventional and functional testing, focusing on the thoroughness and breadth of data obtained through functional blood work. We look at the limitations of conventional testing, which often entails restricted panels and minimalistic coverage of essential markers.

In contrast, functional testing presents optimal ranges for health markers, enabling a holistic understanding of an individual’s physiological state. Data from functional tests serves to guide supportive interventions rather than diagnosing medical conditions.

Insights from Functional Blood Chemistry for Endometriosis

In a detailed overview of the parameters covered in functional blood chemistry, we explore the spectrum of vital health markers assessed. From complete blood count and immune markers to nutrient and mineral levels, the tests offer a comprehensive evaluation of an individual’s physiological landscape.

These insights can be particularly important in unraveling potential deficiencies and imbalances that can intensely impact endometriosis and overall health.

Nurturing Nutritional Needs: Targeted Supplementation

Nutrient levels play a pivotal role in overall health and endometriosis management. Today we look at value of uncovering specific deficiencies through functional testing.

The ability to identify individual nutrient inadequacies empowers personalized interventions, ensuring targeted supplementation tailored to the unique needs of the individual. This approach aligns with the principle of bio-individuality, acknowledging the distinct requirements of each person’s body.

Navigating Thyroid Health: A Crucial Aspect

Thyroid imbalances are prevalent among endometriosis sufferers. Today we take a quick look at the typical symptoms associated with hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, and look at the close interplay between thyroid health and endometriosis.

Functional blood testing can have huge benefits in assessing thyroid function comprehensively, enabling early identification of thyroid-related complications.

The Power of Informed Medical Consultations

By emphasizing the significance of leveraging functional test results during medical consultations, you can find empowerment that comes with advocating for one’s health. Armed with a thorough understanding of individual health markers, endo warriors can collaborate with healthcare providers to facilitate timely diagnoses, advocate for comprehensive assessments, and pave the way for tailored treatment plans.

This collaborative approach aligns with ensuring proactive and personalized care for endometriosis management.

Embracing Functional Blood Chemistry for Endometriosis: A New Approach

In today’s episode, I introduce a brand new program – the Thrive with Endo Starter Package – designed to provide accessible and more affordable options for individuals interested in delving into functional testing.

By offering this platform, I aim to make functional testing more attainable, furthering the mission of empowering individuals to take proactive steps towards nurturing their health. Through this initiative, I intend to broaden the reach of functional testing, underscoring the importance of informed and personalized health interventions for endometriosis.

Journeying Towards Empowerment

I hope you leave this episode feeling empowered and able to embrace the power of knowledge in your journey towards holistic health management of endo. Informed decisions are key!

Alyssa Chavez endo belly girl




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