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Tests Your Doctor Should Run

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Joyce and Mike speak with Dr. Michael Wald, Director of Nutrition Services at Integrated Medicine of Mount Kisco, New York http://www.intmedny.com

Dr. Wald suggests six blood tests that you should ask your doctor to run. These are tests that hold critical clues to your well-being, mood and disease potential. “These tests should be a part of your overall care,” according to Dr. Michael Wald, known as “The Blood Detective.” They are standard tests that can be ordered by any physician.

  • 1. Cardio CRP (c-reactive protein):
  • 2. VAP blood lipids (cholesterol, etc.)
  • 3. Homocysteine:
  • 4. Hemoglobin A1c (HgA1c)
  • 5. -Thyroglobulin antibodies and thyroid peroxidase antibodies:
  • 6. Vitamin D3:

For everyone, it is important to make sure your body has enough of the right ingredients to ensure accurate copying of genes whenever your body makes new cells — which is does constantly. When genes are not copied accurately, and genetic errors are introduced, that’s when bad things can happen.

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nutrition
vitamins
hormones
cancer
genetic risk factors
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