During your first appointment, health history, diet & lifestyle and goals will be thoroughly discussed. Additionally, relevant physical examination will be done and diagnostic testing will be ordered. This information gathering will help determine the root cause of your health concerns. You will be given a personalized treatment plan to resolve symptoms and reverse disease.
In follow-up visits, lab results will be reviewed, treatment plans revised as appropriated and symptoms will be addressed.
Functional Lab Testing
Food Sensitivity & Allergy Testing
A blood test that helps reveal IgG-mediated food sensitivities and true IgE-mediated allergies. Panels that can be added to this test include: celiac disease, molds, vegetables, spices and regional inhalants.
Examines 3 main gastrointestinal areas: Digestion & Absorption (pancreatic elastase, protein & fat breakdown products), Inflammation & Immunology (calprotectin, eosinophil protein X, fecal secretory IgA) and Gut Microbiome (metabolic indicators, commensal bacteria, yeast, parasites).
Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth (SIBO) Test
Do you have unexplained abdominal symptoms such as pain, bloating, diarrhea and flatulence? This breath test measures hydrogen and methane gas following lactulose ingestion to evaluate whether there is bacterial overgrowth in the small intestines.
Male & Female Hormones
Hormones play an essential role in the body, so even small changes can cause symptoms such as insomnia, mood imbalances, fatigue, weight gain and headaches. Androstenedione, DHEA-S, Estrone (E1), Estradiol (E2), Estriol, unconjugated (E3), FSH, IGF-1, LH, SHBG, Testosterone, Total, Testosterone, Free (calc), Prolactin, Progesterone.
A comprehensive test that also measures antibodies present in Hashimoto's. T3 Free (FT3), T4 Free (FT4), T4 Total TSH, Anti-Thyroglobulin Ab, Anti-TPO Ab, Thyroglobulin, Thyroxine-Binding Globulin (TBG).
A comprehensive nutritional analysis that assesses 33 vitamins, minerals, amino/fatty acids, antioxidants, and metabolites.
Adrenal Stress Profile
Measures cortisol, one of the main stress hormones at 4 different timepoints throughout the day.
Imbalances in neurotransmitters can often be the cause of depressed mood, anxiety, irritability and inability to concentrate. GABA, Glu, Gly, DA, Epi, NE, HIST, 5-HT, PEA, DOPAC, HVA, 5-HIAA, NMN, VMA.
Advanced Cardiometabolic Testing
Test evaluates risk for atherosclerotic cardiovascular (ASCVD), progression towards Type 2 diabetes and inflammation.
Heavy Metal Test
A urine test used to evaluate past and current exposure to toxic elements.
Genetic Testing & Analysis
Through additional analysis of your 23andMe report, genetic "weak spots" can be revealed. This information can be used for treating symptoms, as well as, for preventative measures.
To rule in or out certain conditions, we may order lab work through LabCorp or Quest. These are walk-in phlebotomy clinics that offer a wide range of tests.
IV Nutrient Therapy and Vitamin Injections
Vitamins, minerals and amino acids to support your energy, mood, immune system, detoxification pathways, sleep & fat metabolism.
Walk-in Vitamin injections available through B12 Love https://www.b12love.com There are many locations and times offered in the Bay Area. Dr. Strobe gives injections in SF at the locations and times listed below.
Financial District, Monday 11-2 pm @ The Acupuncture Spot https://www.acupuncturespot.com/
SoMa, Tuesday 11-2pm @ Koshland Pharm https://www.koshlandpharm.com/
South Park, Friday 3-6pm @ ZAZA Nail and Wine Lounge http://zazaspa.com/