FIT Testing at Palm Harbor Pharmacy
Food sensitivities are now affecting over 100 million people globally. Unfortunately, the delayed onset of symptoms can prolong the diagnosis and treatment plan. These ailments can cause a range of digestive issues and much more. This is where FIT testing can be of help.
Continuously dealing with food sensitivity symptoms and not knowing the cause of your discomfort can be extremely frustrating. The FIT test, or Food Inflammation Test, is conveniently designed to test for food sensitivity so we can help you find the best course of action.
Palm Harbor Pharmacy is excited to offer FIT testing as a fast and easy way to alleviate your food sensitivities. We are thrilled to be your local healthcare experts with a mission to help.
What is a FIT Test?
Your Guide to a Food Inflammation Test.
The FIT test is an ultra-sensitive, patented test that measures your inflammatory response to various compounds found in different foods. It is a consistent and reliable method of getting to the bottom of your digestive intolerance or general discomfort.
Simply follow the instructions and have your blood drawn.
- The test uses cutting-edge technology to measure specific immune system levels to identify over 176 different food group sensitivities.
- Your FIT test could discover more severe symptoms like Leaky Gut Syndrome, which involves increased gut permeability.
Palm Harbor Pharmacy is here to get you on the right track. Come by between 9 am to 6 pm Monday through Friday, or 9 am to 12 pm on Saturdays to conveniently get your FIT test done.
Should You Complete a FIT Test?
Have you dealt with constipation or skin rashes after eating certain foods? Or do you want to make sure your body is operating at the highest optimal health? If you or a loved one has experienced any following symptoms, don’t wait any longer to get your FIT test at Palm Harbor Pharmacy.
Here are symptoms you want to watch out for concerning food sensitivities:
- Depression or Anxiety
- Bloating, Stomach Pain
- Inability to Lose Weight
- Constipation or Diarrhea
- Joint Pain
- Thyroid Issues
- Acid Reflux
The Process of a FIT Test
Our goal is to illuminate the path for your overall health and wellness to guide you to the finish line. After your completed FIT test, we will implement a game plan to conquer your food sensitivities and live your best life.
You will be able to choose the test that fits your needs most. We offer FIT examinations ranging from 22, 132, or 176 different foods that could be contributing to your food sensitivities.
Upon the commencement of your FIT procedure, we will begin by pricking your finger and taking a small sample of blood. Our pharmacy will then send the sample to KBMO Diagnostics to examine and confirm your food sensitivities. Upon confirmation of your test results, we will contact you with further steps and information.
FIT Test Pre-Procedure Protocols
Please adhere to these instructions to make your Palm Harbor Pharmacy visit as safe and effective as possible. Upon arriving for your FIT test, bring these few things.
- Patients will need to fill out the relative questionnaire to double-check that they qualify for FIT testing.
- Have your insurance card ready for the receptionist and proof of identity, as required by all testing locations.
- Bring your payment so you can leave your appointment stress-free.
- Wear a mask and practice social distancing when required.
Symptoms that could indicate a life-threatening emergency include:
- Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
- Chest or upper abdominal pain or pressure
- Sudden dizziness, weakness, or fainting
- A sudden change in vision or difficulty speaking
- Confusion- a sudden change in your mental status
- Sudden or severe pain
- Uncontrolled bleeding
- Severe vomiting or diarrhea
We thank you for your compliance with our regulated protocol to keep our patients and staff safe.
FIT Testing and More
Our trailblazing facility with ultramodern technology is well prepared to care for your food sensitivity needs and more.
If you are feeling any of the following symptoms, please get in touch with 911 immediately or go to the nearest hospital for emergency help:
- Difficulty breathing
- Chest pain
- Upper abdominal pain
- Sudden change in mental state
- Severe pain
- Sudden or uncontrolled bleeding
Palm Harbor Pharmacy and Our Mission for Wellness
We are delighted to offer innovative medical advancements such as the FIT test to improve your daily life here at Palm Harbor Pharmacy. Providing various testing services that fit your needs makes our dedicated mission for your wellness easy.
Here at Palm Harbor Pharmacy, we wish for the utmost health and well-being of all our patients.