Episode 124: The Benefits of the Organic Acids Test

Dr. Kurt Woeller

Cindy Kennedy, FNP, is joined by Dr. Kurt Woeller, a well known lecturer, instructor and functional medicine doctor, for a discussion about the benefits of the simple organic acids test, which can provide important information about a chronically ill patient.

Dr. Woeller serves as a medical advisor for Great Plains Lab, which offers an organic acids test used by several functional practitioners. He has been a functional and integrative medicine physician, as well as a biomedical autism specialist, for over two decades. He is an author of several health books including “Autism – The Road To Recovery,” “Methyl-B12 Therapy For Autism,” “Methyl-B12 for Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia” and “5 Things You MUST Do Right Now To Help With Your Rheumatoid Arthritis.”

He is a lecturer (throughout the United States and International), educator and experienced clinician offering specialized treatment and testing for individuals with complex medical conditions such as autism-spectrum disorders, autoimmune, chronic digestive and neurodegenerative disorders. His health consulting practice for autism alone is multinational with families from various countries.

Dr. Woeller has served as a lab advisor for both BioHealth Laboratory and Great Plains Laboratory (GPL). He developed and teaches the course on organic acid test (OAT) interpretation and practice implementation for the GPL Academy as part of their ongoing educational seminars. As part of GPL educational outreach programs and seminars, Dr. Woeller participates in the annual Integrative Medicine for Mental Health (IMMH) conference.

Dr. Woeller is also the co-founder of Integrative Medicine Academy, an online integrative medicine health practitioner training program with multiple online courses in gastrointestinal disorders (SIBO Mastery Course), autism (Autism Mastery Course), adrenal and hormone problems (Hormone Mastery Course), functional medicine (Functional Mastery Course), organic acids testing (Essential and Advanced OAT Mastery Courses) and environmental toxicity (Toxicity Mastery Course). He also runs an extensive biomedical autism educational website called Autism Recovery System and a functional medicine website for doctors called Functional Medicine Clinical Rounds.

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SHOW NOTES
What are Organic Acids?
How are they measured?
Why is this test used?
What can it help with?
How can the OAT help patients with Lyme?
How long on antibiotics can you pick up dysbiosis?
Is repeat testing needed?
Discuss some of your biggest surprises with patients using the test.