Have you been on several different antidepressants and none of them work for you? Genetic testing may be the answer you are looking for. Sadly, a lot of doctors just prescribe what the drug companies pay them to for certain conditions. With dozens of medications that treat the same condition, genetic testing evaluates your genetic makeup to determine what prescription and how much of it will be effective for you and your body. When you are diagnosed with anxiety, depression, bipolar disease, schizophrenia or other related conditions, your doctor considers many different factors to determine the best medication for you. Influences like your age, lifestyle, overall health and other medications are considered when choosing the best treatment. Unfortunately, most individuals have to endure the lengthy and frustrating process of trying multiple medications before an effective treatment is found.
Through specialized genetic testing called drug-gene testing or pharmacogenomics, our caring team of recovery experts will quickly identify the correct medication that will work best with your unique genetic makeup. Genetic testing is an invaluable service for anyone who takes prescription drugs. It is performed in order to determine the right dosage and what medications work best with your unique genetic make-up. Individuals metabolize drugs slow, medium or fast. Everyone metabolizes drugs differently, and you may metabolize anti-depressants at a fast rate, and antibiotics at a slow to medium rate.
We will personalize a highly-effective treatment plan using your genetic results combined with our holistic treatment options to help you achieve positive life changes for a healthier, happier you. Begin your recovery journey today, call Pathways in Utah at 801-895-3006 for Genetic Testing to help pinpoint the right treatment for you – without wasting any more time with trial and error. For over 30 years our individualized treatment approach combines traditional and alternative therapies to help you heal from within.
Understanding Your Unique Genetic Makeup
You inherited genes from your parents that determine everything about you, including characteristics of your blood type and eye color. Within your genetic makeup are also indications of how your body processes medication. With this information, a simple drug-gene test has helped many individuals discover the most accurate medication and dosage for a direct path to immediate help and relief.
How Can Pharmacogenomic Help Me?
Through extensive study and understanding of how an individual’s genes affect their response to medication, pharmacogenomics testing identifies variants within your genes that will affect your precise response to certain medications. The results of your drug-gene test will guide your team of healthcare professionals and recovery specialists to a more comprehensive diagnosis, a medication that will work in sync with your specific genes and an optimal treatment plan for your recovery.
The purpose of pharmacogenomic testing at Pathways in Utah is to find the medication that will work best for you. Results from a simple sample will help us determine the following:
- The Ideal Medication for Your Treatment
- The Best Dose and Dosing Schedule for Your Treatment
- Any Potential Side-Effects You May Experience
Medication to treat you as an individual isn’t one-size-fits-all. As first-time prescriptions and overall treatment fail for up to 50% of patients, you owe it to yourself to discover the best medication to match your unique genes, without hit-and-miss results. At Pathways Utah, we have developed a wide-range of treatment options to treat the whole you, not just your symptoms.
Get Medication Management Services from Pathways Real Life Recovery in Utah
Our caring, qualified team of doctors, therapists and counselors are here to help you and your family to work together for sustainable long-term recovery. Call us 24/7 at 801-895-3006 to reach a live therapist for your FREE individual assessment and ask how drug-gene testing paired with the right knowledge, tools and skills can help you achieve the recovery results you and your family deserve sooner.