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Blood Testing Questions

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by 0 · about 10 hours ago

Is serum blood test reliable for testing minerals and vitamins deficity? I did hair analyze and serum blood test. Serum blood test showed opposite picture than hair analyze. I am not sure how should I test selenium. I am taking 200mcg of selenium... (more)

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rht 0 · September 26, 2014 at 2:20 AM

I thought iodine deficiency was relatively common, particularly if you avoid iodized salt.   This shows 15% in reproductive aged US women     http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18053275   Here's international info and an... (more)

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I am a Type II diabetic, I get a fairly standardized blood test yearly through my national health service. I think my next one isn't due until January. However, it does not include things I would like measured. For example, last year I asked the... (more)

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Janknitz 0 · July 30, 2014 at 12:13 AM

Those are good tests. What about checking the thyroid function? I never remember which versions of T3 and T4 testing are best, perhaps someone else will chime in.If paying privately, can't you skip the tests the NHS will pay for and order only... (more)

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I have had blood work done and got the following. I was really surprised at my LDL number. I had a finger prick cholesterol test at work and got Total cholesterol of 4.6. The following day I got bloods done at a medical centre to validate... (more)

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thyroiditis 0 · March 25, 2014 at 1:21 AM

You have lots of preconceptions about cholesterol and conventional medicine. First, your doc is not a dumbass. Throw away that finger-prick trinket. Focus on the serum results delivered by the lab. You try to save money by buying a piece... (more)

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by 0 · October 30, 2014 at 5:05 AM

I've been Paleo about 6 months. Just got my first blood test results. Most of these we don't have a baseline for because my doctor has never tested them before. Most of them, in fact, were tests I requested specifically. The lab doesn't do... (more)

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by 0 · October 26, 2014 at 4:14 AM

One great thing about PaleoHacks is that users are able to post their results from blood tests and generally get really valuable input from the community. I am about to get my own blood work done soon and I am wondering if anyone knows of... (more)

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