Unlocking Insights: Amino Acid Testing

Identifying Potential Deficiencies

The Body’s Building Blocks

Amino Acids build and repair tissues, cause chemical reactions, transport nutrients, hormone and neurotransmitter synthesis, immune and detoxification functions, and more.  Their critical role in human health makes them important in numerous clinical presentations.

MosaicDX’s Amino Acids Test can provide valuable insights into your body’s amino acid metabolism. This comprehensive test measures 45 markers, including essential and non-essential amino acids, and intermediary metabolites.

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Have you ever wondered how tiny molecules can influence your emotional well-being? Enter the fascinating world of amino acids, the building blocks of protein that play a crucial role in various bodily functions, including emotional regulation. An amino acid test offers a valuable window into your unique amino acid profile, potentially revealing insights that can optimize your health and well-being.

Unlocking Insights: The Benefits of Amino Acid Testing

An amino acid test analyzes the levels of different amino acids present in your blood or urine. This information can provide valuable clues about your overall health and identify potential deficiencies that might be impacting your emotional well-being. By understanding your unique amino acid profile, you can take personalized steps to optimize your health and achieve a greater sense of balance.

Understanding Amino Acids and Their Role in Emotional Well-being

Amino acids are not just the building blocks of protein; they also play a vital role in the production of neurotransmitters, the chemical messengers in your brain that influence mood, energy levels, and sleep. An amino acid test can help assess potential imbalances in these key neurotransmitter precursors, offering valuable insights into potential underlying causes of emotional concerns.

What Does an Amino Acid Test Measure?

An amino acid test measures the levels of various amino acids in your blood or urine. These measurements can indicate potential deficiencies or imbalances that might be impacting your overall health. For instance, low levels of certain amino acids could be associated with fatigue, anxiety, or difficulty concentrating.

Taking Charge of Your Well-being:

By understanding your unique amino acid profile through an amino acid test, you can work with a healthcare professional to develop a personalized plan to address any potential deficiencies. This might involve targeted dietary modifications, supplementation, or other therapeutic approaches to optimize your amino acid levels and support your overall emotional well-being.

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What Patients Might Benefit from the Amino Acids Testing?

Amino Acid imbalances have been associated with:

  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Depression/Anxiety
  • Diabetes
  • Digestive Distorder
  • Epilepsy
  • Fatigue
  • Hypertension
  • Infertility
  • Insomnia
  • Kidney Disease and Impaired Function
  • Low Dietary Protein Intake or Malnutrition
  • Maldigestion/Malabsorption
  • Nutritional Deficiencies
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Amino Acids Test


Most frequent questions and answers

The ordering process for MosaicDX tests starts with your healthcare practitioner assessing your symptoms and recommending the most appropriate test.

Once a test has been recommended, collection kits can be conveniently ordered and delivered straight to your doorstep. If you already have a collection kit, you can register your test and begin the process at your convenience.

It is important to carefully follow the collection instructions and include all required information about yourself and your specimens when registering your test. When your specimens are collected, you can use the prepaid shipping materials provided in your kit to ship them to MosaicDX. Your results will be accessible online via the MosaicDX portal. We recommend scheduling an appointment with your healthcare practitioner to discuss your results and develop a plan for your healthcare

To ensure optimal results, it is recommended to ship urine specimens to the laboratory immediately after collection as they start degrading in quality soon after. In case immediate shipping is not possible, here are some guidelines for specimen stability: Urine samples can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days, and for extended periods in the freezer. This applies to all urine tests performed at MosaicDX, except for the Kryptopyrrole test, for which urine must be frozen immediately and received within 24 hours of collection for accurate results. 

Please refer to your test’s specific Test Preparation and Instructions for more information regarding the potential effects of medications, foods, and supplements on this test. 

You make also consult your healthcare provider prior to making any changes to your medications.

The Wellness Trinity offers written interpretations within test reports and complimentary consultations with our clinical educators for qualified practitioners. To schedule a consultation, simply sign up fora consultation for your Test results reading. 

We encourage all patients to discuss results with your practitioner.

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