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by 0 · 34 minutes ago

I am 28 years old and have been dealing with fatigue and brain fog for well over 5 years. I did an elimation diet about 3 years ago and has able to figure out the cause of my shortness of breath, headaches and neck pain - egg and soy... (more)

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by 43 · 36 minutes ago

Ok so real simple - since 23andme doesn't give health data anymore... what's the best place to get genetic testing done? I have known AI issues and been healing that but I want to get a look at my genes and see if I have somethign weird like the... (more)

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raydawg 0 · September 05, 2014 at 10:26 AM

23andme is great, if you're not in NY.  NYS has idiotic laws and even after the FDA whacked 23andMe for interpreting genetic results, NYS hasn't lifted the ban on 23andMe.  Instead, if you're in NY, you should use Ancestry.com, unless... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I'm gluten sensitive, pre-type 1 diabetic and pre-hashimotos. My bloodwork I had in December was great. Hemoglobin A1C - 5.3% HDL: 65 LDL: 90 Trig: 45 Total cholesterol: 170 B12 went from 100 to 900 in a few months after... (more)

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biel88 0 · January 15, 2014 at 2:33 PM

@Matt 11 No, I haven't.This is about lifelong health and fitness. My parents are VERY ill. Both have had cancer, my father has Parkinson's, and my mother has had 4 heart attacks (due to not taking care of her type 2 diabetes and bad... (more)

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by 1363 · about 1 hour ago

What does this mean? I just looked at the last 3 times I've had bloodwork done and all 3 times showed low MCH, high RDW. In addition to those two showing up on every set of bloodwork, these were flagged: Oldest Bloodwork (2... (more)

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Ziast 0 · September 17, 2013 at 10:50 PM

RDW (Red cell Distribution Width or something, it comes from a graph) just means there are two different sizes of red blood cells, usually normal and either macro or microcytic. Yours are probably normal and micro since you had a low MCV (Mean... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Upon a recent visit to my internist, I was a bit surprised that my numbers were not really improving. The last three months (summer), my diet hasn't been really all that tight due to vacations, lake trips, bbq's, cookouts, etc., but I've been... (more)

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Keerthy 0 · August 29, 2013 at 12:32 AM

Did you have any specific concern with your blook work? Lipid panel looks good to me. You definitely have larger more buoyant LDL, so don't worry about high ldl or high total cholesterol. Keep aiming to increase your HDL with exercise and high... (more)

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by 75 · about 1 hour ago

Hi, I just got my results from my first blood test. Im 23 years old, 82kg, 183 cm, male. A few things that caught my eyes are: NEUTROPHILS & LYMPHOCYTES are both out of normal range. I was not sick at the time of the tests so thats a little... (more)

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James_3 0 · June 19, 2013 at 8:20 PM

Just because you're not visibly sick doesn't mean you're not fighting off an infection. But those numbers aren't severely out of whack. If you don't have a previous blood test, give it 6 months to a year and have another test done to compare. ... (more)

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by 2949 · about 1 hour ago

I received my bloodwork results. Things are mainly ok. My Vitamin D levels were a bit high, I'll just cut my D supplement intake in half, to 2500 IU. My main concern is B6 level, though. The results had me close to 500, when the recommended range... (more)

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elf27 0 · August 02, 2013 at 9:00 PM

Thanks for reporting back. I'm editing this to ask are you supplementing anything else, even intermittently? Say, GABA, 5-HTP, etc. Do you have trouble sleeping? Are you taking magnesium? So I guess they measured Total B6, but it's possible to... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Hello! I'm a 29 year old female of healthy weight and activity levels. I have been paleo for nearly two years, and began seeing a functional medicine doc last year for acne, suspected leaky gut issues, etc. I just had my third round of blood... (more)

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Raptor005 0 · May 17, 2013 at 12:22 AM

You are fatigued because you're anemic. Your ferritin is extremely low Began taking dessicated liver capsules or eat grass-fed, organic liver several times weekly

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

HI AGAIN I HAVE MADE A LIST OF ADDITTIONAL READINGS AS YOU WERE SO HELPFUL ON MY LAST QUESTION, IM WAITING TO SEE AN ENDCRONE EXPERT..BUT I AM A LITTLE CONCERNED AS I HAVE NOTICED A LUMP UNDER EACH ARMPIT RIGHT NO PAIN LEFT REALLY PAINFUL ADVISE... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

I've been getting blood work over the past month and readings continuously show elevated liver enzymes. I also have a heaviness to my side that's "There", but I wouldn't call it pain. More like "Very Mild" discomfort. Before I was eating very... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 12, 2013 at 1:58 AM

6 cups per day is a helluva lot of broccoli, that is the first thing I'd play with. Whole eggs might agree with you tummy better too.

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by 316 · about 1 hour ago

Hi all, question about low WBC. My Mom had breast cancer about three years ago (Triple Negative, had chemo and radiation) and is doing well now. She's cut sugar out of her diet, and focuses on whole foods with lots of (organic) veggies. Not... (more)

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thegiantess 0 · April 02, 2013 at 5:17 PM

My partner also had breast cancer.. last year, was treated with 16 rounds of chemo and radiation and is now recovered. Her WBC are generally low as are her red. I think, as you say, this is a common side effect of chemo and such. However, I... (more)

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by 245 · about 1 hour ago

Lately I am considering to ask my doctor for a complete blood workup. Considering that I have not been able to find a paleo friendly doctor, I would like to ask which values I should consider for myself after 1 year being paleo. Overall I read a... (more)

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thisiswilson 0 · February 21, 2013 at 5:34 PM

As far as I know, and I have no credentials or anything to back up my statement, but I think healthy levels are healthy levels, there may be some discrepancies between what a Paleo-centric doctor and a regular doctor may say are optimal levels,... (more)

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by 1042 · about 1 hour ago

Hello everyone, I just had my blood taken today 01/11/2013, for a follow-up appointment with my General Practitioner on 01/14/2013. I was hoping you could hack my blood results. This is the first time I've posted any blood results on here... (more)

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Amy_B_ 0 · January 12, 2013 at 4:23 AM

I don't know too much about some of what you listed, so I'll just comment on the things I feel like I know something about. According to your profile, you've been gradually making changes since August but a little more strict since November. I... (more)

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by 25 · about 1 hour ago

Hey there, Just got my blood work (male 180lbs, 39 y/o). I'bee been on paleo for about two years, strict for the fist 10mths, then no energy, low testosterone, high TSH, started adding some sweet tators and milk + cottage cheese + yougurt (I'm... (more)

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Anon_16 0 · December 08, 2012 at 2:35 AM

Time to go Ray Peat.

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by 5 · about 1 hour ago

My husband and I have been eating Paleo for the last 3 months. I haven't had my bloodwork done yet but my husband's results just came back and since we are still relatively new to this lifestyle, we're really not sure how to interpret these... (more)

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Sataran 0 · December 28, 2012 at 4:41 AM

This is repetitive but the answers above seem to be largely correct: HDL accounts for a whopping 37% of your total cholesterol. TC/HDL is well under 3.5x at 2.8x. This ratio supposedly closely mimics LDL-P. HDL increases largely from exercise... (more)

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by 5 · about 1 hour ago

I've been having some MAJOR issues lately and just got a ton of bloodwork done. My results are in (and very troubling-especially the hormones) but I can't get in to see my doc for another 2.5 weeks for a consult. She's very progressive and I'm... (more)

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by 5 · about 1 hour ago

How does my blood work look? 38 yo female, 5'7" 122 lbs, 13% body fat, HIIT 5x / week. Gets at least 8 hours of sleep. Should I worry about LDL being small and dense? Dr says 'no' - it's such a new test and no one completely knows how to... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · October 13, 2012 at 12:10 AM

Plasma cholesterol concentrations, measured by the standard lipid panel, are nearly irrelevant, according to Dr. Tom Dayspring. 70% of the total atherothrombotic events in the U.S. (those resulting from clogged blood vessels) still happen,... (more)

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by 50 · about 1 hour ago

Blood test shows Globulin low, Albumin/Globulin Ratio high, Platelet count low. What does this mean? I am 50 y.o. male on paleo diet.

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thyroiditis 0 · February 16, 2014 at 4:39 AM

Don't tell me you're on a low-carb Paleo diet and have cold fingers to boot. Look, you can't diagnose someone based on low and high. Also, just because something is within the listed reference range doesn't mean it's optimal. If you're... (more)

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by 25 · about 1 hour ago

I got my Blood checked because of declining libido and other symptoms as: unmotivated to do anything No energy/Drive insecurity loss of muscle mass dandruff gain of fat around midline (although on paleo and lifting weights regulary) Some... (more)

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by 1213 · about 1 hour ago

My father wants me to use one of those direct lab situations to order some basic tests for himself. The last time his doc ran a lipid panel was awhile ago - he put him on a low-fat diet that he dutifully followed, and saw his HDL drop to 17. He... (more)

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Crowlover_ 0 · July 03, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Besides the usual metabolic and lipid panels make sure that you get: Cardiac (high-sensitivity) CRP Vita D level HbA1C Thyroid Panel (and if he is low then get tested for thyroid antibodies.) Also good would be Total and Free testosterone. (more)

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by 40 · about 1 hour ago

Happened upon Biophysical Corp.'s site, & was impressed by the sheer number of biomarkers their 6 colossal test panels cover. As I have already done a number of panels through truehealthlabs.com (a great site), I won't be springing for the... (more)

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by 0 · about 1 hour ago

Any comments/warnings about my numbers would be greatly apreciated!! Also do my guidelines seem correct according to current paleo norms? Is there a good resource to find current expected paleo norms on blood work? I haven't been eating Paleo... (more)

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Andreas_1 0 · April 05, 2012 at 5:03 PM

Fasting glucose somewhat high, maybe caused by IR. Lipids doesn't seem that extreme. Your diet must have worked OK for you to loose so much weight. With further weight reduction, your BG should go down due to improved insulin sensitivity. If you... (more)

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by 323 · about 1 hour ago

Heya! I'm to the site, and the whole paleo thing. Previously was doing the whole healthy grains thing and was going nowhere but the rest room with IBS. 6 Months paleo, 29, 5' 6", down to 142Lb, 14% bf and a very happy boy! Here's my fasted... (more)

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by 15 · about 1 hour ago

Hello, paleohacks world! After many months lurking in the background, here I am with my first post. Male, 30 years old. I have been increasingly Paleo over the last 8 months. January was a "Whole 30" month. I wanted to see how things went so... (more)

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slohcinbeards 0 · March 08, 2012 at 10:15 PM

I had similar results as you (haven't done VAP yet though)...will link to my recent reddit comment reply with lots of resources: http://www.reddit.com/r/Paleo/comments/qbyna/blood_test_results_after_lubing_my_arteries_with/c3yxkku hope that helps (more)

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by 2531 · about 1 hour ago

what would be the "perfect" blood panel? let's talk cholesterol values & ratios, trigs, fasting glucose, cardio crp, vit D, and anything else that might be useful.

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PrimalDanny 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I'm not sure we know, or at least it depends on the person and their lifestyle. It can be counter-productive trying to chase numbers. There's plenty of suggestions already around in other questions though.

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