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Mycotoxins Testing at Five Journeys

Mycotoxins Testing at Five Journeys Clinic

Are you noticing unexpected changes in your skin, breathing, or digestion that seem out of sync with aging? Perhaps there’s more to these shifts than meets the eye. Welcome to the realm of mycotoxins—a hidden threat that could be silently impacting your health. These toxic compounds, including notorious varieties like aflatoxins and trichothecenes, silently infiltrate our lives through food and air. Mycotoxins testing at Five Journeys reveals the unseen dangers of mold byproducts, offering comprehensive early detection to empower proactive well-being protection.

What are The Symptoms of Mycotoxins?

  • Respiratory distress
  • Skin irritation
  • Gastrointestinal problems
  • Chronic fatigue

The presence of mycotoxins in the body can lead to a host of health issues that often go unnoticed until it’s too late. The symptoms we just mentioned are just the tip of the iceberg. Don’t allow these silent threats to jeopardize your well-being. Take proactive steps to test for mycotoxins, uncovering their presence and empowering yourself to regain control over your health.

Why Do You Need Mycotoxins Testing?

Getting mycotoxins test for humans yields several advantages:

Early Detection: Mycotoxins testing allows for the identification of contamination in its nascent stages, providing an early warning system for potential health risks.

Targeted Treatment: Knowing the specific mycotoxins involved enables healthcare professionals to tailor treatment strategies, maximizing the effectiveness of interventions.

Preventive Measures: Testing empowers individuals to implement preventive measures, reducing the risk of prolonged exposure and associated health complications.

Reduced Medical Costs

Timely intervention and the elimination of mycotoxins can potentially lead to reduced long-term medical expenses, as preventive measures prove to be more cost-effective than prolonged treatments.

Interested in Mycotoxins Testing? Ask your provider or book a call with us!

How We Do Testing For Mycotoxins at Five Journeys

Urine Testing Methods

Urine samples are commonly used for mycotoxin mold testing due to their efficiency and convenience. Mycotoxins are primarily eliminated from the body through urine, making it an ideal sample for assessing their presence. 

At Five Journeys, we offer two advanced methods to assess the presence of mycotoxins in the body:

Mosaic Diagnostics: Utilizing cutting-edge technology, Mosaic Diagnostics provides comprehensive urine analysis to detect a wide range of mycotoxins, ensuring thorough evaluation and accurate results.

Real Time Laboratories Mold: With a reputation for reliability and precision, Real Time Laboratories Mold offers state-of-the-art mycotoxin urine testing, empowering individuals with valuable insights into their health status.

Mycotoxins Testing at Five Journeys Clinic

How to Test for Mycotoxin Mold at Five Journeys 

Getting a mycotoxin mold test at Five Journeys is a simple process designed to provide you with valuable insights into your triggers. Here’s what you need to know to get started:

  1. Schedule an Appointment: If you’re not a Five Journeys patient already, the first step is to schedule an appointment with our team. You can book a discovery call or email us to schedule a consultation. Our friendly staff will assist you in selecting a convenient appointment time that fits your schedule.
  2. Consultation with Our Specialists: During your first appointment, you’ll meet with our experienced healthcare professionals who specialize in mycotoxin testing and treatment. They will take the time to understand your medical history, symptoms, and any specific concerns you may have.
  3. Mycotoxins Testing: Based on your consultation, our team will recommend the most appropriate mycotoxin testing lab for you. At Five Journeys, we primarily offer urine testing, providing a dependable and safe means of identification.
  4. Results and Treatment Options: After your test, our team will analyze the results and discuss them with you during a follow-up appointment. Depending on the findings, we will tailor a personalized treatment plan to help you manage your health effectively. This may include dietary modifications, lifestyle changes, and medication recommendations.
  5. Ongoing Support: At Five Journeys, we are committed to supporting you throughout your mycotoxin treatment journey. Our team is available to answer any questions you may have and provide ongoing guidance and support to help you live a healthier, toxin-free life.

Why Begin Improving Your Health with Five Journeys?

Beginning your journey to improved health with Five Journeys offers a comprehensive approach that encompasses various aspects of wellness. Our commitment to optimal health and well-being is evident in our personalized and holistic approach to care. Here are some reasons why you should choose Five Journeys to improve your health:

Holistic Approach

At Five Journeys, we recognize that true wellness encompasses more than just physical health. We take a holistic approach that considers all aspects of your well-being, including physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual health.

Personalized Care

We understand that each individual is unique, and their health needs are different. That's why we tailor our services to meet your specific needs and goals. Whether you're seeking preventive care, managing chronic conditions, or optimizing your overall health, we provide personalized solutions that prioritize your well-being.

Our devoted team in Boston and Newton, MA, is dedicated to enabling you to lead a life free from the limitations imposed by mycotoxin poisoning, fostering a supportive and uplifting atmosphere throughout the process. Overall, beginning your health journey with Five Journeys means gaining access to personalized, holistic care that addresses your unique needs and empowers you to achieve optimal wellness.

*Massachusetts law does not allow us to accept MassHealth & Medicaid. Other exceptions may apply.

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WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

Genova’s SIBO Profiles are non-invasive breath tests which capture exhaled hydrogen (H2) and methane (CH4) gases following patient ingestion of a lactulose solution to evaluate bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine

LOCATION PERFORMED

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$85-$225 depending on insurance coverage. 

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This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

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At Home

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Urine

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$699

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This test evaluates the genetic profile for multiple health indicators. Click here for more information.

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At home

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$319

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IGX

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around $1600 (depends on panel selected)

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Great-Plains

WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates the presence of harmful mycotoxins (toxins produced by molds).

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At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$299

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At home

BLOOD FLUID

Urine

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Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$199

INSURANCE

No insurance accepted $30 discount given if done with mycotoxins.
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Quest

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Blood work for blood count, urinalysis and vitamin levels.

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BLOOD FLUID

Blood

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WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

Glyphosate (“Round Up”) is a pesticide that is widely used and this test indicates the body’s levels.

LOCATION PERFORMED

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BLOOD FLUID

Urine

SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS

Glutathione for 1 week, then bath or sauna.

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$99 ($69 if performed with mycotoxins or environmental toxins).

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WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

This test evaluates many measures including micronutrients, antioxidants, minerals, detox, overview of gut function, omegas and toxic exposure. Click here for more information.

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INSURANCE

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This test evaluates the gut function and indicates microbiome balance, overgrowth, infection, inflammation, parasites and digestive efficacy. Click here for more information.

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INSURANCE

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Galaxy

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Urine

COST

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INSURANCE

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WHY DO WE DO THIS TEST?

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At home

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COST

$80

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