Most people know what a physical is from your general doctor, but most people don’t understand it! Generally, an annual medical physical only identifies if you already have a disease or severe health problems. A Wellness Evaluation dives deeper into your health to improve your lifestyle now and prevent future health problems. Take action and be preventive!
What is a Wellness Evaluation?
A Wellness Evaluation is a series of tests done by your Lake Pointe doctors to determine what’s making you feel not-so-great, what can help you lose weight, what can help you recover from a disease or diagnosis, and more.
The data from these tests helps us break down what’s going on inside your body, and how your unique composition of cells and systems are functioning—or not functioning. If you keep having mysterious headaches, or something in your gut just doesn’t feel right, these tests will help us find answers and get a health plan in place to get you feeling as best as possible.
A Wellness Evaluation is a great way to take stock of where your body is in this moment, and to put together an actionable plan to live the healthiest life possible for you.
Wellness Evaluation Tests
The Wellness Evaluation lasts about 45 minutes, and includes these four tests:
- Omega Blood Test
This test measures your omega-3 levels by running a simple finger prick blood test. Omega-3s are the building blocks of your cells and a vital part of your overall health. Since your body can’t make these on its own, this test will determine any deficiencies you have in your diet and help us put together a food and supplement plan to get your body in a healthy range.
- Antioxidant Scan
Antioxidants are a vital part of your body that help remove oxidizing agents that are bad for your cells. This scan will measure the levels of 17 different carotenoid antioxidants, which are great indicators of a balanced diet rich in fruit and vegetables.
- BIA (Body Composition) Test
This test gives us an accurate analysis of your body’s cellular health including; muscle mass, fat mass, hydration status and more! A BIA test is also the only test out there that measures your phase angle. This number is very important to know for every person because it tells us how fast your cells are aging. Toxins and stress can accelerate this aging and we want to help prevent this as much as possible to live a long and healthy life.
- Zinc Taste Test
This simple saliva test screens for your body’s zinc levels, which is an essential mineral needed for immune support and healthy reproductive systems. This test is also a great indicator of your overall mineral status.