Insights, news, and clinical pearls.

Our article archive is available to practitioners and patients looking for educational information on some of the symptoms, conditions, and exposures our testing services help practitioners to address. It covers topics of interest in integrative, functional, and traditional medicine, and is written by independent experts in these fields. Please note that the content contained in each article reflects the view of the author and is not necessarily endorsed by US BioTek Laboratories.

Neurological Implications of Environmental Pollutants Testing

Environmental pollutants are burdening every cell in our body, including the 100 billion neurons that comprise our brain. Toxins are associated with neurological disorders such as autism, ADHD and Alzheimer’s disease: 3 A’s linked to environmental pollutants.

Parabens, phthalates, toluene, and...

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Pervasive Parabens

In the modern world, the health-optimizing regimens we develop for our patients may be ineffective when implemented in an environment of pervasive, endocrine-disrupting chemicals. While patients are continually exposed to an alarming number of these toxic environmental agents, this article will...

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Leaky Gut and Allergy Catch 22

Leaky gut is associated with a surprising number of health concerns including seasonal allergies, autoimmune disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis, migraines, depression, and Alzheimer’s, among others. Athletes and postmenopausal women are also susceptible to impaired intestinal permeability. All...

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Are ADHD and Autism Allergic Diseases

Symptom aggravation in ADHD and autism can occur for seemingly unknown reasons. This presentation explores how food and environmental allergies and sensitivities may offer a possible explanation for both the pathogenesis of these disorders and their exacerbations. Testing for allergies and food...

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