Lab Tests

Lab Tests services offered in West Palm Beach, FL

Lab tests offer your medical provider an abundance of helpful information about your genetics, hormones, and general health. At Healthy Living Visiting Physicians in West Palm Beach, Florida, Dr. Carmelle Aliza, MD, NP offers lab tests that assist with diagnostic and treatment planning. Call Healthy Living Visiting Physicians or book online today to schedule an appointment and explore the available lab tests.

What are lab tests?

Lab testing is a service at Healthy Living Visiting Physicians that assists with accurate diagnoses, treatment planning, and treatment tracking. Dr. Aliza, MD, NP provides many lab tests in the office that serve several helpful purposes.

Lab tests typically use a sample from your body. These include:

  • Blood samples
  • Biopsies (tissue samples)
  • Fluid swabs
  • Urine samples
  • Stool samples

A lab test’s results can be influenced by your age, gender, and other factors. Dr. Aliza, MD, NP considers these while analyzing your results and planning treatment.

As soon as the results of your lab tests are available, Dr. Aliza, MD, NP goes over them with you and lets you know what they mean for your health. She can also recommend treatments for various conditions diagnosed with lab testing or can use lab testing to make sure a particular treatment is working.

When do I need lab tests?

You might need lab testing at Healthy Living Visiting Physicians for several reasons. If you have symptoms, you could come in for a particular test, like Covid testing. Dr. Aliza, MD, NP might also recommend lab tests after completing your annual checkup if she notices anything out of the ordinary.

Some lab tests signal your doctor to start treatment earlier than they might otherwise without the test. Tests that look for heavy metals or hormone imbalances can point to specific problems in your body. The problem can tell you if you’re a candidate for a treatment like bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT).

Which lab tests can I get?

Healthy Living Visiting Physicians offers an extensive list of lab tests that Dr. Aliza, MD, NP routinely uses to improve her patients’ experiences and enhance their health and wellness.

Depending on your reasons for visiting, you can get:

  • Comprehensive state-of-the-art Life Length® telomere testing
  • Dried Urine Test for Comprehensive Hormones (DUTCH)
  • Prostate aperiomics testing
  • Genomic insight testing using Opus23
  • Mineral and vitamin deficiency hair scan testing
  • Stool testing parasitology
  • Heavy metal testing
  • Provocation challenge urine testing with ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA)
  • Covid-19 testing (including rapid Covid tests)
  • Hormone testing
  • Food allergy testing
  • Mold testing

Dr. Aliza, MD, NP describes the nature of your lab tests in detail before she conducts them. She can also fill you in on what to expect and when you can expect to get your results.

Call Healthy Living Visiting Physicians or book an appointment online today for more information on lab tests and determine if you need any.