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by 25467 · September 16, 2014 at 7:26 PM

For me it is the omega 6/3 ratio What say you hackers?

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Stabby 0 · July 16, 2011 at 10:46 PM

All measures of sexual potency.

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by 2231 · September 16, 2014 at 7:37 PM

https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=0ByR6-omf5jkbMTdhNzFkN2YtYWQzNC00YzNkLWI4ODUtMTViYjc1MDI1NmFm&hl=en_US SOMEONE wanna hack my blood results? (more)

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Bill_13 0 · January 18, 2012 at 6:57 PM

Liver Enzymes are sky high and so are red blood cells... I am guessing infection or iron overload. Your serum iron is in the high end so perhaps ferritin is elevated too. That would cause liver damage, other issues. Could also be raising your... (more)

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by 60 · September 16, 2014 at 7:16 PM

Are there any kind of medical tests to determine which bacteria do you have and which do you lack.

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Rob_from_ketocure_com 0 · February 07, 2011 at 8:48 PM

Are there any kind of medical tests to determine which bacteria do you have and which do you lack. Yes. This kind of testing is done in a number of ways. Older tests are based mainly on culturing. The cultured colonies are subjected to a... (more)

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by 6157 · September 16, 2014 at 7:14 PM

One of the ways to test for zinc deficiency is Zinc Tally or Zinc Status. It's basically a solution of zinc in water. You hold 10 mL in your mouth for 10 seconds and gauge your response in four grades: no taste -- tastes exactly like water... (more)

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Diane_at_Balanced_Bites 0 · September 25, 2010 at 5:32 AM

We learned about it in my nutrition classes at Bauman College (holistic nutrition school) and it's supposed to be pretty reliable. That said, being deficient in zinc doesn't just mean you should go out and down pills of zinc. You should figure out... (more)

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by 213 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Did you learn something that lead to a significant change in your daily routine? Do you think your health will be even better now that you have this new information? Do you trust the results? Do you think the science is too young to be... (more)

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balor123 0 · November 30, 2012 at 9:50 PM

I used 23andme and Promethease as well. I was having some difficult to diagnose health problems and I thought that the genetic tests might help me narrow down other tests to pursue. People usually focus on the disease risk factors but it's worth... (more)

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by 110 · September 16, 2014 at 7:34 PM

My total level is 286, unfasted as of a couple weeks ago. That total was the only number I got, annoyingly. I'll go back for the fasted pane in January. Last June when I ate a WAPF style diet my bloodwork revealed a fasted 263 but my ratios were... (more)

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Jack_Kronk 0 · December 02, 2011 at 3:25 PM

Hi Elise, Your question criminalizes dietary cholesterol as the culprit, yet we do not how how/why you are wondering this? Are you eating loads of eggs and dairy or something? Even if dietary cholesterol did raise your numbers, it seems that it... (more)

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by 80 · September 16, 2014 at 7:47 PM

Is it true or isn't it true that the color of the strips doesn't matter? I realize the blood test way is the most accurate but holy crap, they are way out of my budget. Should I consider myself in trouble if the sticks read "trace"? If I don't... (more)

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Kevin_Greene 0 · June 17, 2012 at 7:05 PM

It really depends on a lot of factors. How long have you been low carb? Ketosticks measure the ketone that your body is eliminating . . . if you are fat adapted (usually it takes several weeks on a low carb diet to get there) your body will... (more)

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by 5516 · September 16, 2014 at 7:34 PM

I am concerned that I may be overtraining as I have seriously increased my volume over the past two weeks. Regardless of the best approach (reduce volume until I perceive I am better) I found a website that has an "Overtraining Test." It seems... (more)

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AndyM 0 · December 07, 2011 at 3:35 PM

I can't guarantee the accuracy, overtraining (or at least overreaching) is a progressive condition and likely different with different people. By the time you're actually overtrained it's too late really. I'd expect it to be due to a complex... (more)

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by 697 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

If you have, was it informative? Did it help your symptoms from making changes? If not, do you think their reliable and worth $100 to take?

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by 3 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Merely a test to see what happens if I delete my account. Do the questions and answers remain? Who knows, let us see.

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 7:31 PM

Does anyone know of chart that shows some guide lines to all blood test results, like what range is good/bad. I have my results but I don't have complete trust in the chart that came with my results, I know its sad that I don't trust the doctors... (more)

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January 0 · October 13, 2011 at 8:24 AM

I use this website: http://labtestsonline.org/understanding/ It explains how all our favorite labs work. It doesn't provide reference ranges or a chart, but it really helped me understand what the doctor is talking about, as well as figure out... (more)

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by 22913 · September 16, 2014 at 7:14 PM

http://wholehealthsource.blogspot.com/2008/12/gluten-sensitivity-celiac-disease-is.html I'd like to get tested for HLA-DQ as Stephan talks about In addition, I'd like to be tested for my Maternal and Paternal Haplogroups as well All preferably... (more)

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penty 0 · July 23, 2010 at 7:42 PM

How about this? https://www.enterolab.com/StaticPages/TestInfo.aspx Look at the "Gluten Sensitivity Stool and Gene Panel Complete ($369)" or the "Gene Test for Gluten Sensitivity/Celiac Sprue ($149)". (more)

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by 22913 · September 16, 2014 at 7:15 PM

What are your feelings/opinions on this test being used to determine fructose damage. Elevated uric acid has been tied to fructose as well as the DoC(Diseases of Civilization)(Heart disease, Diabetes, etc.)

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Ed 0 · October 22, 2010 at 3:18 PM

Of course, you're right to be concerned about fructose leading to high uric acid levels and diseases of civilization, such as gout, kidney stones and heart disease. Fructose is metabolized like alcohol in the liver. It causes ATP to be converted... (more)

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by 15226 · September 16, 2014 at 7:56 PM

Hi all, regardless of how people feel about vaccinations, what's the deal with the TB skin test? Is it injecting something into you? Is there anything potentially harmful being injected?

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Jackie_4 0 · October 19, 2012 at 7:22 AM

From what I understand, live bacteria is not used in the TB skin test, so apparently you are at no risk of developing TB from the test, according to my immunologist.

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by 6229 · September 16, 2014 at 7:40 PM

I'm curious what brand(s) are recommended for this skin test. Have your results to this skin test connect to symptoms and/or blood values? Thanks

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andrew 0 · March 10, 2012 at 7:56 AM

I bought some Lugol's 3% which is iodine / iodide. I have done the patch test twice - first time the patch was gone in under 6 hours. The next time it lasted 8. Apparently it should still be visible after 24. However, while I'm happy to add a drop... (more)

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by 10 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Has anyone tried this specific SNP DNA anaylsis kit before? Can you test more than one person? Are there other SNP DNA analysis kits out there that offer a customized health action plan? Is there another company that does it for... (more)

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Sara_S_ 0 · February 21, 2013 at 11:27 PM

I've gotten a lot of benefit from 23andMe. I ended up buying it for my family members for the holidays. The price has dropped down to $100, now, so it's much more affordable than it was. They're making a push to get it more widespread, thus the... (more)

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by 3946 · September 16, 2014 at 7:22 PM

I recently received first blood results since starting Paleo in December 2010. As expected, my cholesterol is high now, but my LDL is pattern "A" and my "consider insulin resistance/metabolic syndrome" result is negative. My question revolves... (more)

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RG73 0 · April 25, 2011 at 7:33 PM

Sure low glucose is dangerous, but the question is whether or not 63 is low or just low for those eating SAD. I know this has been discussed elsewhere, probably Stephen or Kurt Harris's blog, but I believe HG blood glucose is generally much lower... (more)

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by 78417 · September 16, 2014 at 7:20 PM

I'll say up front that I'm going to repeat the test with a more rigorous attention to certain details but I would like to know if anyone else got this kind of response when using a glucose meter to measure blood glucose: I really want to know... (more)

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Suzy 0 · April 21, 2011 at 3:39 AM

I have a question and Im hoping someone can shed some light on this for me. My appt with a Dietician is not for a while and I would like some answers now. With my first pregnancy, I failed the one hour glucose test so they referred me to the 3... (more)

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by 614 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

Jimmy Moore has been on a very well documented VLCHF ketogenic diet for the past year. On his website he has published blood test results that he has taken over the last 10... (more)

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jake3_14 0 · April 01, 2013 at 12:34 AM

Many smart people have pondered Jimmy's numbers, including Dr. Tom Dayspring, a chief proponent of using LDL-P as a key marker for CV health. Jimmy even asked him directly during one of Jimmy's podcasts what Dayspring thought, and Dayspring... (more)

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by 883 · September 16, 2014 at 7:23 PM

what are some paleo options for a snack to take for after my 1hour glucose test? My godmother keeps saying "peanut butter and jelly sandwich" but thats out of the question. I was thinking some hard boiled eggs, a plum and some coconut milk... (more)

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Happy_Now 0 · April 05, 2013 at 8:39 AM

After both of the OGTTs I took, I was directed by my midwives to make sure to eat a meal with sufficient protein and fat afterwards. I had a carnitas platter after the first one, and a tuna salad after the second one. I'm pretty sure the 50g... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Hi all, going on week 4 of paleo (haven't been 100% strict as I still cant stop my tsp of sugar in my coffee :( Working on it though! I'm going to see my new primary care doctor in a few weeks and I wanted to know which blood tests I should get to... (more)

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Anon_17 0 · February 03, 2013 at 11:35 PM

I wouldn't take a multivit. You would have to analyze each vitamin one by one. For example, vitamin E should be natural, not synthetic. It should be in the form of tocopherols, not tocotrienols, and it shouldn't contain just alpha-tocopherol, but... (more)

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by 571 · September 16, 2014 at 7:34 PM

My dad just blood results back earlier this week and was basically told by his doctor that he has metabolic syndrome. Blood glucose was high (pre-diabetic levels), triglycerides were high (in the 210's), total cholesterol was high, as was LDL. ... (more)

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JimV 0 · December 10, 2011 at 2:20 PM

That was me three years ago. Low-carb Paleo helped me drop 40 pounds and reverse all the markers of metabolic syndrome. In fact, my lipid panel, blood pressure, and blood sugar are all the best they've ever been measured. No drug can do that.... (more)

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by 492 · September 16, 2014 at 7:21 PM

I'm curious of the types of testing a person should get and where someone should "place" on the various tests in order to be considered healthy. For example Robb Wolf recommends below a 4 on the A1C test. I'm thinking about saving up to get a... (more)

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JML 0 · April 05, 2011 at 10:35 PM

Get a well-being test. You should score a "feel great."

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by 135 · September 16, 2014 at 7:21 PM

I got a blood test a few days ago and I just got the results back. I have been pretty good paleo wise for about 10 months or so. Although recently I have been allowing in a lot more carbohydrates in the forms of root veg and I have added in some... (more)

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Dave_S_ 0 · April 21, 2011 at 12:49 PM

I've said it before, I'll say it again. My favorite quote on this is Dr. Harris - he is referring to a lecture by Dr. Doug McGuff: 'At one point in the lecture, he hints that he does not believe in doing a lot of testing. He says, ???if the... (more)

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by 480 · September 16, 2014 at 7:49 PM

Hello, I was hoping to get some insight from the Paleo World into my recent results. Background: 27yo M, Athlete 2 practices a day, low energy/depression/poor sleep due to anxiety, paleo(not strict) for a year, before that vegan/raw vegan for 3... (more)

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Crowlover_ 0 · August 07, 2012 at 2:38 AM

AG Im sorry you are dealing with anxiety and depression. Knowing your Free Testosterone level will be useful for sure. Some of your lab values don't make sense to me since the units are different than what I am used to however I do wonder about... (more)