Kidney Health

We are in the middle of March madness now, and we haven’t talked about Kidney health yet! As well as being Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, it is also Kidney Month! Your kidneys do so much for you! But do you really know what they do and how to take care of them?

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Colorectal Cancer Prevention

Did you know March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month? It is the third most common cancer diagnosed in the United States in both men and women, according to the American Cancer Society, Inc. Though, there is a slightly higher risk in men than in women. So, what can you do now to prevent Colorectal Cancer?

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Complete Blood Count: What is a CBC Test?

Do you feel lethargic, maybe got clammy hands, kind of a bluish tinge on your lips, pale skin, and just plain out of it for quite some time?

When you’re lacking that rosy hue on your skin or you aren’t exactly an Energizer bunny lately, a trip to the doctor’s clinic may end up in a stopover to the laboratory for a CBC test.

See, your blood tells so much about your symptoms and why you’re feeling a certain way. It could be your red blood cells are running a little low, your white blood cells count is a little elevated, or there are other things going on about your blood. Whatever it may be, getting your blood checked is a quick and simple way to know what’s going on in your body.

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Cholesterol Levels and Your Health

When you have a clogged drain in your kitchen or bathroom, it takes a long time for water to flow down smoothly. The same happens when the veins in your body are clogged due to elevated cholesterol levels; Nutrients, oxygen, and blood fail to flow efficiently, causing disturbances in your body processes and overall health. This is why it is best to be aware of how much bad and good cholesterol are in your body, and then you can take necessary actions.

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DNA Testing in Springfield MO: Simple, Accurate, and Reliable

Did you know a quick and painless test can reveal any disease you’re predisposed to?

This breakthrough in science and technology lets you in on the secret your DNA holds so you can have a healthier tomorrow by taking care of yourself today.

This is what IPE Screening offers – reliable DNA testing in Springfield MO that gives you a glimpse into your DNA including the good, bad, and ugly. Then you can make any lifestyle changes sooner rather than later.

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What is a TSH Test?

A TSH, also known as a Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is a blood test done to see if your thyroid functions are overactive (hyperthyroidism) or underactive (hypothyroidism).

Even before symptoms occur the TSH test can reveal a Thyroid disorder. The test itself determines however much of the hormones are released into the blood.Usually, the TSH is not the only test used to determine a thyroid disorder, commonly a doctor also likes to include free T3, free T4, the reverse T3, and the anti-TPO.  

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