FloraScan for Gut Health

Essential analysis of your intestinal health. This test is an invaluable took for anyone looking to improve their gut health.

Advantages of the FloraScan

  • Receive an in-depth insight into into the overal state of health of your intestinal health.
  • Based on the test results we will be able to offer a personalise treatment program, supplement and dietary recommendations.

Price FloraScan

€ 770

The FloraScan for Gut Health is available at our Qualevita health & longevity clinics in Amsterdam.

Why a FloraScan?

Intestinal disorders have become a widespread social issue affecting over seventy precent of the population. Our modern diet which includes excessive intake of carbohydrates over fibre-rich foods promotes inflammation and imbalance in the gut.

This problem is compounded by the increased intake of prepackaged foods and refined industrial products, the situation can only worsen. Our hectic lifestyles, where meals are often rushed and consumed at irregular intervals amidst the stresses of daily life, take a heavy toll on our gut health.

To address these concerns, Flora Scan offers a comprehensive test that assesses the microbiota, inflammation, digestive capacity, and intestinal permeability, metal toxicity, neurobiology and metabolic activity of the microbiota and the bio-transformation of bile acids. This test will give you an insight, treatment and follow-up of digestive issues such as Inflammatory Bowel Diseases, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Sibo, chronic heartburn, constipation, poor digestion etc. But also topical problems such as dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.

What is a FloraScan?

A FloraScan is a diagnostic test designed to analyze the composition and balance of the gut microbiome.
It identifies and quantifies the various microorganisms, including bacteria, fungi, viruses, and other microbes, present in the gastrointestinal tract. This information helps in understanding how the gut microbiome impacts health, digestion, immunity, and disease. Here is a list of benefits and applications:
Gut Health Assessment

Provides a comprehensive overview of the gut microbiome composition, helping to identify imbalances that may contribute to digestive issues, such as bloating, constipation, or diarrhea.

Disease Risk Evaluation

Helps in identifying microbial patterns associated with various health conditions, including inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), obesity, diabetes, and mental health disorders.

Personalized Nutrition and Treatment

Offers insights that can guide personalized dietary recommendations, probiotics, prebiotics, and other interventions to restore and maintain a healthy gut microbiome.

Monitoring Treatment Efficacy

Can be used to monitor the effectiveness of treatments aimed at improving gut health, such as changes in diet, probiotic supplementation, or antibiotic therapy.

What is Gut Health?

Gut health refers to the optimal functioning of the gastrointestinal tract, including efficient digestion, nutrient absorption, and a balanced microbiome.

A healthy gut supports immune function, regulates inflammation, and maintains the integrity of the intestinal lining. It also plays a crucial role in mental health through the gut-brain axis. Key factors affecting gut health include diet, lifestyle, and environmental exposures. Maintaining gut health is essential for overall well-being and disease prevention.

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