Healthy Methylation Pathways Are Key

GX Sciences offers the most comprehensive Nutrigenomic testing available in the medical marketplace today. Our Essential Vitamins panel is one out of many DNA testing panels for nutrition that we offer. This personalized nutrigenomic test is designed to help you understand your body and what it needs.

Your body requires essential minerals and vitamins for every process and function. These nutrients work in symphony to grow, heal, repair and maintain your body’s cells, organs, systems, and skeleton. Vitamins are needed in varying amounts and some form key parts of structures such as red blood cells and bones. Our Essential Vitamins nutrigenomic panel will give you guidance via DNA analysis on what nutrients you may need due to genetic weaknesses.

Vitamins are considered essential nutrients—because acting in concert, they perform hundreds of roles in the body. They help shore up bones, heal wounds, and bolster your immune system. They also convert food into energy and repair cellular damage.

Trying to keep track of what all of these vitamins do can be confusing. How do patients really know what they need as unique individuals?

Symptoms of Vitamin Deficiency

An inadequate diet can sometimes lead to a vitamin deficiency. The symptoms of a vitamin deficiency can vary, depending on the vitamin that one is lacking. A vitamin deficiency can affect skin, hair, nails, mental function, blood, and neurological functions. Nausea, vomiting, muscle cramping, diarrhea and decreased immune system function are examples of a vitamin deficiency.

Importance of Taking Vitamin Supplements

A healthy diet will help you get the vitamins that you need. However, many people are still lacking the vitamins that they need despite the fact they are following a healthy diet. There are vitamins your body needs, and it can be hard to get them from diet alone. That is why it is a good idea to take vitamin supplements because it can help improve your overall health. Nutrigenomic testing helps to teach us about our bodies which is why the Essential Vitamins panel is so important.

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for vitamin deficiency may include some of the symptoms listed below. Symptoms can vary considerably depending on the vitamin involved and the severity of the deficiency.

  • Skin Symptoms
  • Blood Symptoms
  • Neurological Symptoms
  • Hair Symptoms
  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Bone Symptoms
  • Nail Symptoms
  • Mental Function Symptoms

     

Learn More by investing in the Training Course

Genetic testing for essential vitamins can help doctors and their patients better understand where issues may be occurring because of genetic variants. Learn more about the overall benefits of genomic testing, what is analyzed, and how to better interpret the results by signing up for our exclusive Foundations in NutriGenomics Online Training Course. Gain a deeper understanding of how GX Sciences supports your development of personalized treatment options. You also gain exclusive access to GX Sciences’ Corporate Educator for scheduling dedicated calls to answer any questions you may have.

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