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cortisol dhea ratio

Cortisol/DHEA-S Ratio of Longevity

A complex interaction between cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone-sulphate (DHEA-S) is crucial in the stress system balance. In particular, significantly higher or lower cortisol/DHEA(S) ratios have been associated with depression and aggression. In general, DHEA-S levels affect various body systems, as well as prevent aging (Chahal and Drake 2007). That is why the Cortisol DHEA ratio is…
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thyroid gland hormones

Thyroid gland hormones

All hormones in our body must work in concert to maintain optimal health. Thyroid gland hormones play a major role in regulating this work. In today’s article, we will discuss which symptoms can tell us that not everything is in order with our thyroid hormones. We will also take a closer look at the three…
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Lower your cholesterol

Lower Your Cholesterol

Even with these new ideas that inflammation is the cause of heart disease, cholesterol, and its constituents still account for heart problems in most cases. So this time, we’ll discuss what you can do if your lipid level test results exceed optimal levels. We’ll start by looking at how to lower your cholesterol without pills.…
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vitamin a immune system

Vitamin A Helps the Immune System

Vitamins are essential constituents of our diet that have been known to influence the immune system. But which vitamins have proven effective to help our immune system? Is a healthy diet enough? All these questions are constantly raised and become especially burning during epidemics. In turn, many studies test hypotheses and publish the results, sometimes…
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Coronary Artery Calcium Score Test

Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death worldwide, coronary artery disease (CAD) accounting for half of all such deaths. And at least 25% of patients experiencing nonfatal acute myocardial infarction or sudden death had no previous symptoms. Do you know that a 1999 study confirmed that coronary artery disease is ubiquitous between the ages…
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Lab tests

Lipid Panel Blood Test: monitoring and sustaining healthy

More than 102 million American Adults (20 years or older) have total cholesterol levels at or above 200 mg/dL, which is above healthy levels. More than 35 million of these people have levels of 240 mg/dL or higher, which puts them at high risk for heart disease.

vitamin D

Vitamin D function as the overall health hormone

Modern books on wellness management often mention Vitamin D. In today’s publication we’ll find out what Vitamin D is and why sustaining its optimum level is critically important for your health.

What is unique about vitamin D is that we don’t only get with food but can also produce it in our body by being exposed to sunlight.

hemoglobin

Glycated Hemoglobin A1C Test (HbA1c)

Type 2 diabetes mellitus is rising at an epidemic scale throughout the world. Up to a certain moment, DM2 develops as a latent pathology which accounts for its late diagnosis and onset of therapy. Hence, the high frequency of vascular complications, early disablement and mortality.

C-Reactive Protein CRP Test

C-Reactive Protein CRP Test

C-reactive protein is a protein made in the liver that indicates the amount of inflammation in the body. A high CRP level increases one’s vulnerability to cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and cancer.

checking homocysteine serum levels

Checking Homocysteine Serum Levels

Homocysteine is produced in our body (it is not contained in food) through the metabolism of an essential amino acid called methionine. Normally, formed homocysteine quickly turns into other, harmless substances – vitamins B6, B12, and folic acid are needed for these transformations. But in elevated concentrations, homocysteine provides a whole range of adverse effects,…
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