What do you typically want to see in the OAT test when you prescribe it to patients with skin health?
In the Organic Acid test, it gives you a background on the current state of the body. Through this test, you are able to find out the health of the gut, detoxification patterns that can affect the status of the skin
What are the questions you have that the OAT can help answer?
- Gut health which can affect the body’s immune system
- Detoxification – skin being the largest organ of detoxification can be assessed through this test. There might be certain toxins that are accumulating in the body which can contribute to the skin issues that may be caused by an inability to rid the body of toxins. These toxins may then reflect on the skin or may aggravate certain conditions like psoriasis
- Vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Skin conditions are related to a lot of vitamin and mineral deficiencies. By measuring the exact deficiencies or excesses, skin health may be restored