Blood Chemistry

What is the importance of blood work?  Since a lot of our diseases involve the blood and blood circulates and feeds everything in our bodies, its important to know what is going on in there.

Why nutrition?  The needs minerals, vitamins and fats.  Some fats are even label as essential fatty acids.  The reason, they are essential to the body, the body needs them to function.  If they are not getting into the diet, there will be signs and symptoms of such.

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The blood chemistry is a very cost effective tool that is used to asses and identify imbalances in the body-metabolism.  It is an efficient way to screen major bodily functions.  In the right hands a client can be given sound recommendations, screen for health issues, and monitor changes for treatment.

What can be tested?

  • Blood sugar analysis
  • Cardiovascular analysis
  • Infection analysis
  • Electrolyte analysis
  • Anemia analysis
  • Thyroid analysis
  • Lipid analysis
  • Liver & Biliary analysis

 

In addition to these a urine analysis can be done as well.  This will analyze: Color, appearance, specific gravity, pH, protein, glucose, occult blood, ketones, leukocyte esterase, nitrite, bilirubin, urobilinogen, and microscopic examination of urine sediment.