Amino Acid Profile
This panel includes the following essential and non-essential amino acids:
As the building blocks of proteins, amino acids play a vital role in metabolism, immune function and maintaining a healthy nervous system. An evaluation of your amino acid profile is a good indicator of your overall nutritional status.
This test may be done fasting or 2-6 hours after eating. Both ways provide valuable information, though 2-6 hours after a meal provides a more realistic assessment of the state of your blood in everyday life. Stay hydrated and take your medications as prescribed.
This test should not be used to assess GABA levels from supplementation.
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