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Food Allergy vs Food Intolerance: What's Causing A Reaction

Food allergy, food sensitivity, and food intolerance are all a form of reaction to ingested food, but their causes differ, and so should how you address them. These conditions may have symptoms that mirror each other, so they are often mistaken for each other. It’s important to be able to tell them apart in order […]
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What to Expect from A Sleep Study: Study Types and How They Work

According to the CDC, one in three adults in the United States doesn’t get enough sleep regularly. There are multiple reasons for this; perhaps the most serious is a sleep disorder. If your healthcare provider suspects you have a sleep disorder, you may need a sleep study to evaluate the condition properly. This article will […]
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The RBC Magnesium Test: What It Is and Why You Might Need One

You may have heard of a mineral by the name of magnesium. It’s an important mineral with many important functions within the body. What you may not have heard of is the RBC magnesium test to determine whether your magnesium levels are too low or too high. RBC magnesium is an important marker with many […]
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EEG and Stress: Could an EEG Help Determine Your Stress Levels?

An electroencephalogram (EEG) is a test that allows your doctor to view your brain’s electrical activity. It does this via electrodes attached to various places on your scalp. Although usually used to detect whether someone has epilepsy, it is also often used to help determine the presence of a brain tumor, stroke, brain damage, brain […]
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What You Need to Know About How to Use Saliva Testing

Your body’s NeuroEndoMetabolic (NEM) Stress Response is your first line of defense when presented with any physical or psychological stress. Starting with the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Adrenal (HPA) axis, it gives rise to a series of actions that ready your body to deal with any given situation perceived as stress. The good news is that saliva testing may […]
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When Should I Have An Endometriosis Test Done?

Endometriosis is a condition that affects many women. It occurs when the endometrial tissue that is normally found in your uterus lining grows outside of your uterus at certain points within your abdomen. This results in several painful symptoms, and may also negatively influence your fertility. However, an endometriosis test will let you know for […]
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Truths of Getting A Food Sensitivity Test: How to ID Problem Foods

One of the main problems of any food sensitivity test is exactly what it measures. "Food sensitivity" does not constitute a recognized medical condition. Thus, this makes any food sensitivity test almost automatically questionable. Any definition of food sensitivity typically contains such broad characteristics as to call any response you may have to food a […]
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New Lyme Guidelines You Need to Know

In the medical world, things change all the time. Research is constantly revealing new ways to address different disorders and diseases. This is true of Lyme Disease as well. This disease can cause multiple problems over both the long and short term, so it’s important that you address it early and aggressively. These new Lyme […]
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The Visual Contrast Sensitivity Test and Mold Exposure

The U.S. military originally developed the visual contrast sensitivity test as part of the evaluation protocol for fighter pilots. It measures the ability to see details at varying contrast levels of gray. Research has since found that it also works as a nonspecific test of neurological immune function. Also, further research discovered that it possesses […]
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New Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Test Could Identify The Condition Earlier

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is a complex disorder and difficult to diagnose. The condition is also referred to as systemic exertion intolerance disease (SEID) or myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). A new Chronic Fatigue Syndrome test, in the process of development, may bode well for those suffering from, but not yet diagnosed with, the condition. The Chronic […]
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