Health and wellness testing can yield important information to assist in the monitoring of heart health, and understanding where you stand regarding your wellness goals. They are helpful in that they typically analyze your vital internal organ systems, such as your immune system, kidney and liver function, clotting system, etc. to make sure they are running properly.
The AML Extended Wellness Panel consists of health and wellness indicators that aim to understand, at a metabolic level, what is going on inside of your body. This panel contains multiple wellness screening tests that look at your thyroid function, risk of cardiovascular disease, potential for stroke and heart attacks, if you have a vitamin D deficiency, vital inflammation markers and more for a good overview of your current health status.
Consult your results with your physician to understand how to use them to help you continue or create better lifestyle habits.
- CBC with Diff - measures the quantity of all the different types of cells in the blood, and can give you a good indication of several different nutrient concerns such as iron and the b vitamins
- Comprehensive Metabolic Panel - used as a broad screening tool to evaluate organ function and check for conditions such asdiabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease
- Lipid Panel – a group of fats and fat-like substances that are important constituents of cells and sources of energy. A blood test that measures fats and fatty substances used as a source of energy by your body. Assesses risk of cardiovascular disease
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone - a tiny organ produced by the pituitary gland that is part of the body’s feedback system. TSH is the test of choice for evaluating thyroid function and/or symptoms of a thyroid disorder
- CRP, hs –a protein that increases in the blood with inflammation. It helps assess risk of developing cardiovascular disease and can be used with other cardiac risk markers to provide added information about heart disease risk
- Hemoglobin A1C – assists in identifying those at an increased risk of developing diabetes. Also used to monitor a person's diabetes and to aid in treatment decisions
- Vitamin D 25-OH - used to determine if you have a vitamin D deficiency. Looks at if bone weakness, bone malformation, or abnormal metabolism of calcium (reflected by abnormal calcium, phosphorus, PTH) is occurring as a result of a deficiency or excess of vitamin D