What is the optimal amount of IGF-1 for a 46yr old female? Also, I noticed that my TSH has been increasing over the years, from .5, to .7 and now 1.3 Plus, I had my Thyroglobulin tested and it was 1.4 (range is 0-.9) I've been Paleo for 5... (more)
Anyone know if there is a physician willing to order "paleo" friendly lab panels and then also consult with patient online? There are no physicians near me that seem to do this and walking into my physician's office and asking him to do x, y, and... (more)
i'm pretty sure you will need to see somebody in person. in my experience as a patient and also in school, it is pretty much downright unethical and irresponsible for doctors to treat, diagnose, or give medical recommendations electronically w/o... (more)
Usually people fast ~12h before getting blood drawn for lab tests. Today, due to a variety of unforseen circumstances I went had mine done after an 18h fast. I finished eating around 530pm last night and although the test was supposed to be at... (more)
I received back test results today. I've done some online searching but having a difficult time understanding my testosterone results. They seem a little low but need help understanding if I should be concerned or not. I'm a 39 year old male, good... (more)
A number of people have written on this forum about Direct Labs, but I haven't seen this question addressed: do you trust what they do with your test results? The HIPPA Privacy Notice page on DirectLabs web site... (more)
What would be the best place to order a lab test for Omega 3/6 indexes? Mind you, I don't think you can draw your own blood in California (where I live), so it would have to be either a saliva test (are those reliable) or drawn by a phlebotomist.... (more)
and if you have, how have you used the data to improve your health? i am about to get my male v, urine metals, and spectracell complete nutrient tests back and hopefully see why i am stuck where i am. will post when its ready. thanks
I did the full range prepaleo, going back soon to retest. Will post results in before/after. Also see guinea pig thread, I'm trying to get sponsored(someone to pay for testing) to do various food combination/ whole food testing.
So I don't have a PCP right now and haven't gotten a blood panel done in 2-3 years. I'd really like to get a CMP and don't want to have to get the 'high cholesterol' talk from a doctor if I have levels over 200. I've heard about My Med Lab and saw... (more)
I have had tests done through them. I didn't have any problems. Results were pretty quick. Plus they save them for you, so even now years later, I can log in to my account and check all my past results pretty easily.
My boyfriend has been following a paleo diet for years now. Often 100% carnivore and recently with the addition of offal/guts etc instead of veggies for vitamins. He still eats veggies occasionally and this test is right before the change from... (more)
Simple question, what's the cheapest way for me to test for familial hypercholesterolemia? My doctor said he couldn't test for it.