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Brainspan Testing

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Dr. Scott wants patients to take control of their health, so they can live a life free from impairment and not be a burden to themselves or others later in life.

One way we do this is through our Brainspan testing. Brain span is a simple blood test that can be done in the office or at home. Brainspan tests for Essential fatty acids, trans fat, and Palmitic acid (from excess carbohydrates).  Includes a 15 minute web-based cognitive function test.

Fatty acid imbalances can be both a causative factor or major contributor to:

  • Variety of chronic diseases to include cognitive decline, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, and decreased joint mobility
  • Chronic pain
  • Symptoms such as fatigue, bloating and excessive weight gain
  • Performance decrements involving aerobic athletic performance as well as cognitive mental acuity
  • Mood disorders such as depression and anxiety
  • Learning disorders in children
  • Premature aging of the skin, hair, and nails

The fatty acid blood spot and report can quickly and efficiently educate patients on the need for fatty acid supplementation, dietary modifications and GI programs, and auxiliary supplementation that supports/augments conditions or symptoms associated with the fatty acid imbalances. These include supplements that target inflammation, metabolic efficiency/glucose metabolism, GI health, and cognitive function.

Other uses of the fatty acid blood spot test include healthy pregnancy, optimal childhood developmental support, peak performance, general wellness, anti-aging, skin and beauty.

BrainSpan is the only dried blood spot test paired with a functional brain health test with independent validation. Studies indicate that patients who maintain well balanced fatty acids have a 67% slower aging rate than most other patients who leave imbalances unaddressed. BrainSpan independently found that patients who scored in the upper quartile for fatty acids have a 34% improved executive function on their composite test while those scoring in the lower areas have below average cognitive function for age.

How Does It Work?

In about 10 days you will receive a detailed 15 page report, which Dr. Scott will go over with you.

Once the testing and the report of findings is complete, a  personalized nutritional support program will be given to help reduce inflammatory scores and help increase cognitive scores.

Contact us today to get started.


Brainspan | (360) 275-4411