WHAT IS GENETIC TESTING?
Genetic testing is often used to identify changes in a person’s DNA sequence which can be helpful to discover genetic differences, anomalies, or mutations that may prove pathological. While there are many options, at Aloha Integrative Health we offer the services of GeneSight and IDgenetix®. GeneSight Psychotropic is a pharmacogenomic test that analyzes clinically important genetic variations in your DNA. While IDgenetix® is an advanced pharmacogenomic test that improves the chances of getting a response or remission in depression or anxiety.
These tests are used to analyze clinically important genetic variations that may affect your response to medications. The results of these tests can provide your doctor with information about which medications may be more likely to work. If you are interested in learning more, simply request a consultation to get started today.
HOW DOES IT WORK?
With a simple test, GeneSight and IDgenetix® can provide your doctor with important information regarding how medications may work specifically with you in mind.
Specific To You
The these tests can provide important information on what medications may work for you
These tests may also identify medications that may require dose adjustments
Results may also identify medications you may have an increased risk for side effects based on your genetic makeup
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?
When clinicians used the GeneSight Psychotropic test or IDgenetix® to guide treatment decisions, patients saw a marked improvement in remission rates versus treatment as usual.
Commercial & Government Plans
Many commercial and government insurance plans reimburse for all or part of the cost of these tests.
With Commercial Insurance
For patients with commercial insurance, there may also be an opportunity to apply for Financial Assistance Programs.
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