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Neuro | Psych | Mood Panel

Have you ever found yourself getting into a mood at the beginning of the day and not being able to shake it? Or do you find yourself going through life and emotionally gliding through whatever comes your way? No matter which you consider yourself, there is a connection between mood and genetics.  For example, those with the COMT single-nucleotide polymorphism, or SNP, experience a difficult time calming down or regulating excitatory neurotransmitters. But what are neurotransmitters (NTs) and their relationship to SNPs?

Brain Chemistry of Neurotransmitters

Billions of neurons exist in the brain. These cells share information with other nerve cells through electrical impulses, allowing for thought and communication throughout the body. Neurotransmitters inform many necessary processes like getting your stomach to digest, your heart to beat, or your lungs to breathe. While all neurotransmitters transmit information, they do not all do so in the same manner or with the same intention.
The goal of this test is to find the neurotransmitterinsufficiencies and assist the patient with propertreatment protocols for a more balanced life.

The Safe Harbour Wellness Neurotransmitter Panel consists of 11+ gene variants (SNPs) that have been chosen by our medical experts, which play a significant role in the patient’s ability to control or resolve their neurotransmitter syndrome:

• Production of Dopamine and Serotonin
• Balance of Glutamate to GABA
• Breakdown of Dopamine, Norepinephrineand Epinephrine
• Efficiency of Reuptake of Serotonin
• Sensitivity of Serotonin Receptor

Regular Price $299.00

SKU: GXS-D-PSYC-MOOD Category:

Who needs this panel? Patients who have or have experienced:

Want total control over their wellness pursuits and prefer a customized approach.
Want total control over their wellness pursuits and prefer a customized approach.
Adult ADD / ADHD
Adult ADD / ADHD
Headaches / Migraine / Cluster
Headaches / Migraine / Cluster
Seizure Disorders
Seizure Disorders
Post Concussion Syndrome
Post Concussion Syndrome
Tics / Tourette’s
Tics / Tourette’s
Vertigo / Dizziness
Vertigo / Dizziness
Anxiety Disorder / Depression / Major Affective Disorder
Anxiety Disorder / Depression / Major Affective Disorder
Bi-polar
Bi-polar
Alzheimer’s / Dementia / Memory Loss
Alzheimer’s / Dementia / Memory Loss
Schizophrenia / Psychosis
Schizophrenia / Psychosis
Macular Degeneration
Macular Degeneration
ALS
ALS
Parkinson’s / Gait Disorders
Parkinson’s / Gait Disorders
Neuropathies / Neuralgias
Neuropathies / Neuralgias
Want to target their supplementation using their DNA results
Want to target their supplementation using their DNA results

What is included in this Test?

Phone or email consultation with our staff Physician or Pharmacist, a $75 value!
Phone or email consultation with our staff Physician or Pharmacist, a $75 value!
Targeted test for 11+ unique genetic SNP (mutation) targets
Targeted test for 11+ unique genetic SNP (mutation) targets
Lifestyle recommendations based on your DNA
Lifestyle recommendations based on your DNA
Recommended Nutritional Support for optimal wellness based on your DNA
Recommended Nutritional Support for optimal wellness based on your DNA
Additional Laboratory Test Recommendations
Additional Laboratory Test Recommendations
Genetic Information Key
Genetic Information Key
Genes Tested
Genes Tested
30 Day maximum turn around time, from sample received to results reported, or your money back. Typical Turn Around Time is 10-14 Business Days.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTION

VALUE

This product provides information about results for some health conditions that are mostly influenced by genetics, and for other health conditions where genetics, environment, and lifestyle all influence your disease risk.

LIMITATIONS

This Test, is NOT a diagnostic product. This product evaluates specific variants associated with different health conditions and medication response. It does NOT look at all possible genes or variants associated with each condition tested. This product does NOT evaluate for gene variants associated with conditions not included in the test.
Safe Harbour Wellness is committed to maintaining and preserving your privacy. We do not sell your health information to third parties for commercial purposes or use information for medical research without your explicit written consent.Any information collected is handled with the utmost care and meets the guidelines of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPPA). It is our hope that the health insights provided, help you to positively impact your journey towards achieving optimal wellness.
There are “inhibitory” neurotransmitters and “excitatory” neurotransmitters. Inhibitory neurotransmitters work to counterbalance excitatory neurotransmitters and are considered the “feel-good” neurotransmitters. GABA, serotonin, and dopamine are among a few. They allow the brain to calm and feel balanced. Excitatory neurotransmitters are responsible for motivation, focus, anxiety, stress, and more. Norepinephrine and epinephrine (noradrenaline and adrenaline) are classified as excitatory, stimulating the brain.
It’s not uncommon for the body to run out of inhibitory neurotransmitters when one has overactive excitatory neurotransmitters. When inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters are not working together and are imbalanced, moods like anger, agitation, anxiety, depression can occur. Change in weight, sleep issues, and poor concentration can also be a byproduct. An estimated 86% of Americans have an imbalance between inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters.
Depression is not genetically inherited, but the potential for depression in each person is epigenetically modified by environment, stress, genetic makeup and nutritional health. In the nutrigenomic world, the depression risk factors are associated with two genes that are associated with a higher risk of developing depression. These genes do not guarantee any person will get depression. The specific genes are the MAO and COMT. Both of these genes affect the speed at which neurotransmitters are broken down and cleared from the post synaptic receptor. In both MAO A and B homozygous and COMT homozygous, the mono-amines are cleared from the receptor site in a sluggish manner. This makes the post synaptic neuron less adaptable to changes in neurotransmitter status and leads to a higher likelihood of depression and/or anxiety in that patient. By assisting these mutations with methyl donors (ie taurine, methionine, choline, inositol), the practitioner can speed the clearance of the neurotransmitters and lessen the likelihood of developing depression.*
The issues that accompany an imbalance of inhibitory and excitatory neurotransmitters can be exacerbated by specific genetic SNPs in neurotransmitter markers like COMT, MAO-A, MAO-B, GAB 12. Drugs (recreational and/or prescription), neurotoxins, stress, alcohol, poor diet, and caffeine can also fuel symptoms by encouraging these SNPs to further express themselves. Safe Harbour Wellness’s neurotransmitter genetic testing shares what SNPs you have within the neurotransmitter markers. This information allows Safe Harbour Wellness to recommend nutritionally support specific to those genetic shortcomings. Ultimately, neurotransmitter genetic testing lets doctors and their patients understand their underlying issues with neurotransmitter function and implement personalized solutions.
SNP testing allows patients and their doctors to gain a better understanding of what’s happening on a genetic and cellular-level. Completed in 2012, The 1000 Genomes Project and its’ accompanying research, allowed the scientific community to identify the physical and functional standpoint of specific gene changes. This project and continuing research has helped scientists and doctors determine which SNPs (mutations) are harmful and which are not a concern to your health. When a patient has SNP testing, doctors can focus their attention on genetic mutations that can lead to poor health and offer the patient guidance in the prevention of health problems or create a protocol to help those with current health problems.* * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.
Due to the high costs associated with performing laboratory diagnostic testing, we do not provide refunds for any Laboratory Diagnostic Test(s) purchased

Perfect marriage of Innovative DNA Testing and Proprietary Interpretation Software.

Our Nutrigenomics tests, are much more than your typical laboratory’s DNA Genomic Test. In fact, our system is the perfect marriage between forward thinking Interpretation Software and Innovative Nutrigenomics Testing. In addition to being the most comprehensive DNA Nutrigenomics test available, the real magic lies within our proprietary SNP Interpretation software.

Our innovative software, takes the guesswork out of the physician’s results interpretation, as it links any identified SNPs to the recommended nutritional support that lends the greatest potential for the most optimal patient outcome. This software provides a detail and a summary, showing highly recommended nutritional support therapeutics, the nutritional or pharmacological support best left to the provider’s discretion, lifestyle recommendations, as well as any suggested additional laboratory testing one should consider.

This saves the provider valuable time that could be better spent on patient care, rather than looking up specific SNPs and the associated supplemental support. Additionally, the concise format of our report provides an easy to understand outline to better ensure alignment between patient and provider.

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