The Consequences of Overtesting and Overtreatment - Dr. Michael Ruscio, DC

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The Consequences of Overtesting and Overtreatment

How too many functional health tests and supplements caused a setback in Jane’s health journey

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When overdone or done unnecessarily, functional health tests can impact patients financially and emotionally. Take Jane—a patient at our clinic who spent over $7,000 in total on treatment with a different doctor only to develop an eating disorder and experience worsening symptoms. In this episode, I break down evidence that explains why adrenal, glucose breath, micronutrient, gut dysbiosis, and food allergy tests didn’t help her case—and why they aren’t always necessary to do for treatment.

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