The Basic Metabolic Panel
The Basic Metabolic Panel
James LaValle | August 01, 2016

An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. The basic metabolic panel (BMP) tests for various indicators of metabolic functioning, including blood sugar (glucose) level, electrolyte and fluid […]

Hormones: DHEA
Hormones: DHEA
James LaValle | August 01, 2016

An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a building block of steroid hormones that is produced predominantly in the adrenal glands. It serves as […]

Hormones: Cortisol
Hormones: Cortisol
James LaValle | August 01, 2016

An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Over the past decade, cortisol has been at the forefront of research on health and well-being. The rise of diabetes […]

Hormones: Thyroid Hormones
Hormones: Thyroid Hormones
James LaValle | August 01, 2016

An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Located in the neck, the thyroid gland produces hormones that control metabolism and energy production. These hormones regulate how each […]