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What Can a Standard Blood Panel Reveal?

What Can a Standard Blood Panel Reveal?

When you visit your doctor for a routine yearly check-up, often times they will order a blood test and do a blood draw on you while you are at the office. While we all pretty much just accept that as normal procedure, do we really understand what it is that they are looking for and what our blood levels can tell us about our underlying health? Let’s take a look A CBC...

Posted on October 31, 2017Read More

Tetanus shot – Why do I need one?

Tetanus shot - Why do I need one?

Tetanus, which is sometimes referred to as Lock Jaw is caused by bacteria known as Clostridium tetani. It is feared that when someone receives a wound such as a puncture or a cut this form of bacteria will enter the bloodstream and affect the nerve function leading to muscle spasms in the stomach, neck, hands, and feet. It may be localized in reaction or system-wide. The term...

Posted on October 05, 2017Read More

Medication Side Effects – Stop or Push Through?

Medication Side Effects - Stop or Push Through?

Taking medications these days is a sometimes necessary yet scary proposal. The lists of potential side effects can be over whelming. Now, given, it is only a small percentage of people who will experience side effects at all, but what if you happen to be in that small percent? You have spent the time, effort and money to go see a doctor in hopes of curing whatever is ailing...

Posted on August 01, 2017Read More
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