What is a complete digestive stool analysis (CDSA)?
The Complete Digestive Stool Analysis (CDSA) is an easy to use test that provides an overview of the health of your digestion, absorption, intestinal function and microbial flora, as well as identifying the presence of bacteria, parasites and yeasts that often cause disease and poor health. Symptoms such as constipation, diarrhoea, flatulence, bloating, abdominal discomfort, fatigue, obesity and bad breath are all indicative of poor gut function.
Why you should have a analysis?
The CDSA is a non-invasive test providing invaluable information for the patient and practitioner in terms of understanding the role of poor digestive function in disease.
Who Benefits From a CDSA?
The CDSA may provide important diagnostic information when investigating the underlying cause of certain symptoms:
- Weight Loss/Gain
- Irritable Bowel Syndrome
- Pancreatic Insufficiency
- Parasitic Infection
- Imbalanced Microbial Flora
- Skin Conditions such as Eczema, Acne, Psoriasis
- Food Intolerances/Allergies
- Joint Pain
CDSA’s involve collecting a stool sample and sending it to a lab, this test will enable your practitioner to determine the presence of Yeasts, Parasites, Bacteria, Pancreatic function, Absorption, and can test to see which types of treatments will have the most positive effects against parasitic infections.