Women’s health

September 3, 2012

Both Men and Women Need Testosterone Tests

What is Testosterone? Testosterone is a sex hormone produced in males in the testes and in females in the ovaries. It’s the hormone responsible for male […]
September 27, 2012

Hypothyroidism : Get a Thyroid Hormone Test

What is the Thyroid? The thyroid is a small shaped gland that is located in the neck near the Adam’s apple. The gland has several functions […]
November 12, 2012

BMI and Heart Disease

It’s been proven that being overweight is a major risk factor for heart disease. A recent research study in Denmark studied the link between excess body […]
December 3, 2012

Thyroid Testing – Thyroid Antibodies Test

Why Do I Need a Thyroid Antibody Test? Over 20 million Americans have some form of thyroid disease. The thyroid gland can produce too much hormone, […]
December 7, 2012

Gluten Sensitivity vs. Celiac

There’s a lot of media attention regarding gluten free diets. There has been an increase in the interest in gluten free diets: new books, new foods, […]
January 2, 2013

Should I Get a CA-125 Blood Test?

What is the CA-125 Blood Test? Typically, the CA-125 test is used to monitor women who have been diagnosed with ovarian cancer. If the CA-125 levels […]
January 17, 2013

High Cholesterol Test Results? Lower It.

If you have too much cholesterol in your blood, there is an increased risk for heart disease and stroke. The three main lifestyle changes you can […]
January 21, 2013

Carotenoids May Reduce Cancer Risk

A new study published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, suggests that women with higher carotenoid levels in their blood have a reduced risk […]
January 26, 2013

High Blood Sugar Levels linked to Brain Shrinkage

According to an article in the December Wellsource Healthy Choices Newsletter, new research at the University of South Wales (Neurology 79 (1): 1019-1026 SEP 2012) shows […]
May 6, 2013

Blood Testing for Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

The blood test for Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG) is usually ordered when total testosterone results are not consistent with a patient’s symptoms: decreased sex drive, […]
May 23, 2013

Online Blood Tests are Available – Should You Order?

If you want to take control of your health, save money and get answers quickly, know that you can order your own blood laboratory test via […]
July 21, 2014

Women and Testosterone

The medical journal Menopause shows that Androgel, a gel containing the male hormone, testosterone, improves well-being, mood, and sexual function in premenopausal women with low libido […]
July 25, 2014

Thyroid – What do all the components do?

TSH and T4 levels alone are unreliable markers of tissue thyroid levels. Many individuals who report symptoms associated with hypothyroidism have normal TSH and T4 levels. […]
June 22, 2015

Think You’re Too Old for a Thyroid Problem? Think Again.

It is rather amazing that a gland as small as the thyroid (which is located in your neck and is shaped like a butterfly) can have […]
August 9, 2015

Taking A Closer Look: Commonly Ordered Blood Tests

There are hundreds (if not thousands!) of reasons why your healthcare provider might order blood tests for you. Abnormal hormone levels, vitamin deficiencies, diseases, and more […]
January 4, 2017

Dietary Changes that Can Help your Thyroid

The thyroid gland performs one of the most important roles in the body: produce hormones that regulate the metabolic rate, assist with heart and digestive functions, […]
September 24, 2018

Vitamin or Mineral Deficiency may be Causing your Fatigue

Nowadays, most people lead extremely busy lives, and it’s common for people to feel worn down. If you are burning the candle at both ends and […]
October 1, 2018

How Stress can Affect your Health

Stress can be responsible for some health issues you may be having such as constant migraines, reduced productivity, and even insomnia. Many don’t understand the toll […]
October 8, 2018

What is Holistic Health?

Often times when there is something physically wrong with people, they immediately take medication to ease or eliminate the physical pain, however, they don’t get to […]
October 15, 2018

Good Sources of Protein for Vegetarians and Vegans

If you are considering or already are a vegan or vegetarian, one of your main concerns may be how you will get enough protein in your […]
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