GENERAL

The Amino Acids Urine Test offers important clinical data on metabolic, nutritional, and neurological disorders. The test analyzes 40 amino acids and provides a detailed explanation of the possible causes and consequences of detected abnormalities, along with nutritional information. Amino acid imbalances are frequently underlying factors in disorders such as ADD, depression, Tourette syndrome, tic disorder, OCD, seizures and others.

RECOMMENDED FOR THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS

AD(H)D
Autism Spectrum
Bipolar Disorder
Chemical Exposure
Chronic Fatigue
Depression
Down Syndrome
Eating Disorders
Fibromyalgia
Schizophrenia
Seizure Disorders
Tourette Syndrome & Tics

THIS TEST INCLUDES

Essential/Conditionally indispensible amino acids
Nonessential amino acids
Gastrointestinal markers
Magnesium-dependent markers
B6, B12 & Folate-dependent markers
Detoxification Markers
Neurological markers

SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS

URINE: 25 mL of first morning urine before food or drink is required.
The 24 hour urine collection requires that the patient collect every urine specimen over a 24 hour period.