Antioxidant May Prevent Kidney Damage, Study Finds (press release)

An Italian study adds some information -- but doesn't resolve -- a major medical debate: Is an antioxidant called acetylcysteine effective against one of the most common forms of in-hospital kidney failure? When doctors want to view inside the body, they inject what is called contrast medium, chemicals that make the blood vessels stand out … Continue reading Antioxidant May Prevent Kidney Damage, Study Finds (press release)

Nutritional Live Blood Analysis

Nutritional Blood Analysis is a unique test that’s done with a single drop of blood placed under a high-powered microscope. You then get to see a living picture of your blood on a computer monitor while the test is being conducted. This is an amazing opportunity to really look inside of yourself. My expierence: Despite … Continue reading Nutritional Live Blood Analysis

Could a New Epigenetic Blood Test Predict Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

Diabetes is a disease characterized by the body’s inability to properly use insulin and it affects over 29 million Americans. With new epigenetic research, however, the disease may be mitigated with a simple blood test that offers early knowledge and the possibility for pre-emptive lifestyle management. Lund University researchers in Sweden published their study in Nature Communications, … Continue reading Could a New Epigenetic Blood Test Predict Your Risk of Type 2 Diabetes?

Epigenetic Marks Found In Blood Test Could Help Save Diabetics

Type 2 diabetes is a chronic illness in which a person’s body cannot produce enough insulin to process blood sugar in a healthy way. It affects millions of people all over the world, and it can be a debilitating and even deadly disease if not properly managed. The inability to metabolize glucose can lead to … Continue reading Epigenetic Marks Found In Blood Test Could Help Save Diabetics

Understanding Your Lab Results

Find out what lab tests are important to kidney patients, what constitutes normal and when your health team needs to take action. Related Posts 6 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE LABORATORY TESTS THAT YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD BE RUNNING, BUT IS PROBABLY NOT A Brief History of Live Blood Analysis The greatest Benefit of Dark Field Live Blood … Continue reading Understanding Your Lab Results

Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs

Source: Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs by Dr. Edward Group Most health-conscious people have heard of magnesium (Mg), but many of them don't know a whole lot about it. Compared to other vitamins and minerals, it tends to fly under the radar. But, it's a vital nutrient that's essential for good health. You may remember … Continue reading Magnesium Deficiency: Top Solutions, Causes, & Signs

Am I in Ketosis? Four Simple Steps to Find Out!

We’ve talked a lot about the benefits of being in ketosis lately, but do you know how do you determine if you are in this state? Science has given us a number of methods for doing so, including breath tests, urine tests, and blood tests. To be certain, each has their own advantages and disadvantages, … Continue reading Am I in Ketosis? Four Simple Steps to Find Out!

Grand Unification Theory of Cancer

Inflammation is inseparable from lower pH, oxygen, CO2 and cell energy levels, which of course would track with cell temperature, respiration and elimination. A grand unification theory of medicine would describe this area of physiology where certain things are happening simultaneously. There is a point where one cannot separate oxygen from CO2 levels because they … Continue reading Grand Unification Theory of Cancer

6 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE LABORATORY TESTS THAT YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD BE RUNNING, BUT IS PROBABLY NOT

  planning the appropriate treatment plan. Comprehensive testing provides our patients with information and knowledge about the function of their body that they typically do not receive from their conventional doctor visits. These tests are performed to get to the root cause of the symptoms or disease. In addition to helping resolve health issues, we … Continue reading 6 ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONAL MEDICINE LABORATORY TESTS THAT YOUR DOCTOR SHOULD BE RUNNING, BUT IS PROBABLY NOT

10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test

Learn more about your blood test results — and your health — by discussing your blood work with your doctor. A typical routine blood test is the complete blood count, also called CBC, to count your red and white blood cells as well as measure your hemoglobin levels and other blood components. This test can uncover … Continue reading 10 Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Your Blood Test