Organic Acids

​Organic Acids

The Organic Acids Test commonly known as the OAT test is one of my favourite tests to do with clients because it gives us so much information on many different areas of your health.

This Test is For You If:

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    Chronic health issues but all of the normal blood tests come back “fine”
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    You are lacking energy
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    Struggling with your weight
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    You’re an athlete or someone who wants to optimize your performance
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    Have digestive problems
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    Mood disorders or insomnia

or call: 206 886 0633

Please Note: Services in the US cannot be shipped to these states NY and RI. Please call us on 206 886 0633 to discuss alternative solutions and options available.

If You Have Any Of These Symptoms The OAT Test Can Help Identify The Following Causes:

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    Fatigue
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    Sleep disorders
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    Mood changes
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    Blood sugar dysregulation
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    Weight gain
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    Constipation/ diarrhea
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    Bloating
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    Poor exercise recovery
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    Joint pain
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    Gas
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    Reflux
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    Autoimmune disorders
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    Dermatitis
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    Depression
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    Anxiety
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    Brain fog
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    Inflammation
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    Ketosis
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    Fat metabolism
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    ADHD
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    Autism
Michael Smith
Hi, my name is Michael Smith, ND BHSC and Head Practitioner at Planet Naturopath.

While I don’t know the exact reason you’re interested in testing the Organic Acids Test (OAT), I do know you’re searching for answers.

Whether that means looking for natural solutions to chronic health problems, finding out the cause of your fatigue, eliminating your digestive symptoms, or just wanting to optimize your health. 

If you want to find those answers, I can tell you the best way to start… is with testing.

But not just any old test. Doctors only offer basic pathology tests, and often these tests come back showing that “everything is fine”, yet you feel far from feeling great.

Our OAT test, on the other hand, looks at a wider range of health markers, essentially assessing your metabolism, energy production, nutrient deficiencies, and gut health.

But what makes the OAT Test from Planet Naturopath invaluable, is what happens after you get your results. With our 60 minute in-depth one on one consultation, I’ll explain what your results actually mean to you, your health, and your body.

This is the fun part for me, because as Head Practitioner I enjoy doing all the consultations with our clients. My passion is helping people find natural solutions to optimize their health.

I’ll give you the complete details how the consultations work and how they can benefit you, but let’s start with:

What Does the Organic Acids Test Tell Us

It only requires a urine sample so it is easy to do, and it’s easy for children to do too. The sample is taken in the privacy of your home and then express posted back to the lab for analysis.

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    Energy Production

It measures the function of the Citric Acid cycle, which is how your body makes energy! Each step of this process requires certain vitamins and nutrients and by identifying which aspects of the cycle are not working optimally we know what nutrients are needed. If you have fatigue issues this maybe the key to identifying why. This part of the test is assessing your mitochondrial function

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    Methylation

Methylation is something that is becoming a big thing in health and wellness, many people are now taking advantage of 23andme to get their genes tested and find out how their genes affect their health. One important gene is MTHFR which affects folate metabolism, this test measures how well your cells are using folate and vitamin B12 which is another important component of methylation. Blood tests show how much folate and B12 is in the blood but your cells may not be able to use it so the Organic Acid test is more accurate at identifying deficiencies.

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    Oxidative Stress

Oxidative stress is one of the driving factors behind inflammation and we can measure glutathione recycling and the body’s ability to produce Co-enzyme Q10.

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    Fat Metabolism

The Organic Acid test measure fat metabolism, if you are having trouble losing weight this maybe an issue for you…. of if you have adopted a high fat diet but still feeling tired, this may mean that you are lacking key nutrients like carnitine to help turn fat into energy.

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    Carbohydrate Metabolism

Carbohydrate metabolism is another important aspect and this section of the test can be helpful if you are having energy issues, poor blood sugar control or your an athlete wanting to optimize performance.

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    ​Bacterial Infections and Candida

Bacterial Infections and Candida are also causes of inflammation and one of the driving forces behind digestive problems but also skin issues, fatigue, anxiety and many other health issues

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    ​Neurotransmitters

The Organic Acid test measures the metabolites of the neurotransmitters dopamine, serotonin and adrenaline, this can help to identify the cause behind health issues like anxiety, depression and insomnia.

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What Our Patients Have to Say

I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Planet Naturopath to family or friends, or anyone wanting to improve or optimise their health.  Michael’s genuinely caring, empathetic and supportive approach, his wealth of knowledge and his follow up are definite stand outs. The tests and services that Planet Naturopath provides are far more comprehensive than other practitioners and I’ve certainly felt that all tests and supplements have only ever been recommended on an ‘as needed’ basis, not over prescribed as can sometimes be the case elsewhere.

Anja

Working with Michael has been one of the best decisions I have made. His extensive knowledge and passion to help others is evident in each consult and getting your health to an optimal level is priority. I cannot thank him enough for the results I have seen to date.

Anthony Chovan

How to order the Organic Acids Test

Here’s what to do:

Click Below on the “ Order Now “ button to order your OAT Test

Fill out the form with your:

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    Postal address
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    Phone number
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    Email address

So the lab can priority ship your OAT Test Kit straight to your home.

You will receive a confirmation email from Planet Naturopath that explains exactly what to do next.

Your OAT Test will arrive within 2-5 days depending on your location

The test kit will include:

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    Easy to follow Instructions on how to prepare for the test
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    Everything required to take your ​urine sample
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    Return shipping back to the lab

You will receive your results via email within 14-18 days of the lab receiving your sample. In that same email will be a link to schedule your online consultation with Planet Naturopath.

You can do your consultation by phone, or Skype, but we’d like to suggest our convenient video teleconferencing service. It’s simple to use, free, and doesn’t require you to sign up or download anything.

After you schedule your online consultation, you’ll also fill out our short questionnaire regarding your health history and health concerns.

This allows me to analyze your most accurate and up-to-date health information and combine it with your OAT Test results to give you the most in-depth personalized consultation possible. 

During your private one on one 60 minute consultation, I’ll explain your results in easy to understand language, and answer any questions you might have.

You’ll also receive diet, exercise and supplement advice, options and recommendations that you can immediately implement to start optimizing your digestion and overall health.

Your official results and customized pdf report with your step by step Optimal Health Plan will be emailed the next day.

Order your OAT Test today to receive the most complete and accurate analysis of your health without seeing a doctor

Organic Acid Test Includes your OAT Test Kit, your 60 minute private one on one consultation, your customized pdf report with detailed specific recommendations for diet, nutritional supplements, and exercise plan for $445.

This price is for the U.S only, test kits can be shipped all over the world and to get a price in a different country contact tests@planetnaturopath.com

The 60 minute consultation means you’ll get in-depth analysis from my 14 years as a Naturopath. And the experience from my 10 years as Head Practitioner of Planet Naturopath, where I’ve done thousands of consultations with clients to help them find natural solutions to their health issues.

You also get the knowledge and expertise I’ve acquired over the years, learning from pioneers in the field of Functional and Integrative Medicine, like genetic expert Dr. Ben Lynch. As well as my continuing education and ongoing studies and certifications with specialists like Dr. Daniel Kalish and Chris Kresser.

The core principle that I’ve adapted from my studies for Planet Naturopath is to focus on functional pathology testing to discover the underlying cause of someone’s health issues. And to use a systematic approach that treats each person’s whole body and not just focus on their symptoms like conventional medicine.

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Planet Naturopath’s treatment philosophy is proactive prevention. And uses a “real” food approach to diet, stress reduction, improving sleep quality, and improving lifestyle. choices so people can take control of their health naturally and not rely on unnecessary medications.

To get a snapshot of the in-depth analysis our consultations provide, a take a look at this short preview video below.

I take you through a quick tour of the OAT Test results. You’ll not only see how the test works, but the type of information you can learn from your results.  

How well your mitochondria is working and how you are making energy is the key to good health. The OAT test measures how well your mitochondria is working plus a lot more, it gives you an insight into many key aspects of your health like digestion, nutrient deficiencies and neurotransmitter levels.

That’s why the OAT Test is so important…

Wouldn’t it make sense to start with the most comprehensive testing available? The information that you learn from this test will help me to help you get your health back on track

Order your OAT Test kit with private one on one consultation, and customized pdf treatment plan today for $445

Let me analyze your results, give you a breakdown of what your results mean - whether they’re elevated, normal, or low. And answer any questions you might have - plus give you options and recommendations on how you can optimize your digestive health.

At Planet Naturopath, we want you to feel safe, confident, and secure when you purchase any of our tests, knowing that you’re protected by our:

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100% Money Back Guarantee

If you’re not satisfied with the service we provide at Planet Naturopath – let us know within 30 days and you’ll receive a full refund. No questions asked.


Now obviously, we can’t guarantee that your results will be good - that’s kinda the whole reason you’re here right? To see where you’re at and what natural solutions are available to  improve your health…


But we will guarantee you’ll get the best service and most professional and personalized advice available to help optimize your health with natural solutions.


We understand how frustrating it can be when you don’t feel right - but yet you’re told by a doctor there’s nothing wrong.


A Planet Naturopath we believe your health is the key to a long and happy life. And

want to be there to help when you don’t get the answers you want through conventional medicine.


Yours in good health.


Michael Smith

Head Pract. Planet Naturopath.

P.S. Still not sure if the OAT Test is the right test for you? Don’t worry, Planet Naturopath has got you covered. 

Schedule our Investigation Consultation,  a deep dive into your health history, symptoms, and concerns. We’ll help assess your situation and provide you with expert advice and options on your best course of action and which test is right for you.

If you’re unsure of exactly where to begin, this eliminates the guesswork and gives you a great start to better health.

Please Note: Services in the US cannot be shipped to these states NY and RI. Please call us on 206 886 0633 to discuss alternative solutions and options available.

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