What Lab Testing Should We Do in Midlife

03 Aug What Lab Testing Should We Do in Midlife

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by Natalie Jill

What Lab Testing Should We Do in Midlife

Things Recommended to Get Tested For 

Did you know that up to 30% of the U.S. population has metabolic syndrome? Some markers we can test for metabolic derangement/disorder include increased waist circumference, glucose dysregulation, increased triglycerides, and low HDL – including your ability to manage your sugar levels, the amount of cholesterol in circulation – which are a marker for your risk of developing cardiovascular disease (heart attacks, strokes, etc.)  To play safe, everyone, especially when you have a history of heart disease in your family, should test. And honestly, the sooner, the better. 

Optimal vs. Traditional Levels

Depending on where you get your labs, ranges can be huge. However, it is scientifically backed that we see a lot more improvement in overall health with a narrow range of labs. If you’re working in the ER and just need to be stable, numbers are one thing, while if you’re trying to OPTIMIZE yourself, the number is another. Sometimes you…

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