A Good Look Inside
IT’S NO surprise to anyone who has ever been to a doctor that blood tests provide health practitioners with a penetrating window to our health status.
What might be surprising is the amount of information that comprehensive blood tests can offer, because most of us have only had the basic blood screening tests.
Penny Baron’s A Comprehensive Guide to Preventive Blood Testing, published by the Life Extension Magazine takes the reader through a quick review of stomach, liver and cancer markers, as well as skeletal/bone disorders that can be soundly discovered via blood testing.
- Chemistry Panel/CBC
- Free Testosterone
- Testosterone, Total
- Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) Sulfate
- Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA)
- C-reactive protein (Cardiac) (High sensitivity)
Click on the above links (for “males” and “females”) to get descriptions of each test and for information about preparation and purchase.
More blood tests offered by the Life Extension Foundation can be examined here. (When you get to the page, scroll down.)
You may also consider getting a Hair Test done to see if you’re deficient in any health-sustaining minerals, which I examine here.
- Look: Your Blood Reveals Your Health
- Guidelines Push Back Age for Cervical Cancer Tests
- Hair Analysis Test — Simple, Cheap, Valuable
Published on August 18, 2009