Our laboratory believes that chronic inflammation is the common denominator of all age-related and specifically is associated with stress and pain related diseases. CMID Inc. is offering Esoteric and Genetic testing, Health Canada approved, as repertoire of tests that concerns disease progression. This novel service supports the public health and wellness of Canadians by provision of an innovative tool, and an excellent clinical research methodology to aid in the early diagnosis, research and disease prevention.
Specialized tests can uncover disturbances in our body's normal function causing a state of imbalance. This can cause and lead to the development of different disease states that are tightly related to the level of inflammation in our body. Metabolic and physiological disturbances can be monitored and detected by asking the Naturopathic doctor for conducting an additional diagnostic testing to measure the inflammatory mediators.
Inflammatory mediators are a group of proteins, known as cytokines, that work together in harmony in a balanced physiological state known by the term of Homeostasis. The cytokine test can act as a very early predictor for disease development, a marker to track and monitor any disease progression and drug efficacy in case of chronic disease management.
Evidence suggest that stress-related hormones known as cytokines (inflammatory mediators) interact with immune cells, and result in changes to the intracellular signalling pathways and phenotypical expression consistent with inflammatory activity. For example, intracellular levels of nuclear factor Kappa-B (NFKB), a signal transcription factor critical to multiple inflammatory pathways, are elevated following stressful experiences and exposure to catecholamines. Cellular adhesion molecules (CAMs), critical for cell migration to sites of inflammation activity, are present in higher concentration in the plasma following various psychological and physiological stressors.
Recently it has been reported the relationship between psychological responses to pain and CAM expression on leukocytes. There is a strong body of literature to discuss the link between painful nociceptive stresses, as an antecedent conditions, on markers of inflammatory activity in our body. Pro inflammatory cytokines are produced predominantly by activated macrophages and are involved in the up-regulation of inflammatory reactions. There is abundant evidence that certain pro inflammatory cytokines such as IL-1B, IL-6 and TNF-a are involved in the process of pathological pain.
Ask your doctor about the Biomarker testing. The biomarker's testing as preventive medicine: a new approach to stay healthy. Biomarkers are useful for:
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