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The Health Benefits of Heavy Metal Testing

The Health Benefits of Heavy Metal Testing

Knowledge about the effect of minerals, vitamins, and metals has become more readily available to the public. As a result, more and more people are using heavy metal testing to monitor their bodies to feel healthier and have more energy. These metals are found in our environment, food, and medicines. They can easily get into […]

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What is STD Testing?

What is STD Testing?

Every individual who is sexually active should regularly get tested for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Since most of the country is on ‘shelter in place’ orders and everyone is practicing social distancing, you might be nervous about heading to your doctor’s office or clinic to take a test. If you’re not experiencing symptoms and just […]

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Rapid Strep Test - Feel Better Faster

Rapid Strep Test – Feel Better Faster

Sometimes a sore throat can be caused by strep. This can make someone feel tired and run down. A rapid strep test can diagnose this quickly, and once you know what is causing the sore throat, it is easily remedied. Without performing any kind of test, it is often hard to be sure of what […]

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Why Would You Need to Take an At-Home Testosterone Level Test?

Why Would You Need to Take an At-Home Testosterone Level Test?

Having difficulty conceiving can lead a couple to investigate all the possible causes of infertility. Couples may need to undergo many tests to uncover the cause of infertility and this may lead to seeking out a testosterone level test.  Low testosterone, or Low T,  has many symptoms, including decreased energy, depression, and plunging libido. And […]

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How to Use an At Home Gluten Test Kit

How to Use an At Home Gluten Test Kit

If you have a sensitivity to gluten, you could feel crampy, bloated and gassy after you eat foods with gluten. Symptoms of Celiac Disease, however, could be much more severe. While your symptoms could be caused by other medical conditions or issues like other food allergies, an at home gluten test kit helps you rule […]

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Should You Take an At-Home Flu Test?

Should You Take an At-Home Flu Test?

The symptoms may hit suddenly. Your body aches, your head hurts. Your throat feels like you swallowed a shard of glass. And your fever is on the rise. Is it the flu? A flu test is the only way to know if those symptoms are the sinister influenza virus.  While at-home tests are convenient, should […]

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Gluten food sensitivity test guide

Gluten Food Sensitivity Test Guide

Many people experience unpleasant symptoms after eating certain foods, but they aren’t sure why. If this happens to you, it’s important to consider taking a food sensitivity test to determine if gluten is the culprit. What is Gluten? Most foods on grocery store shelves contain gluten. This protein is found in wheat, barley, and rye, […]

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A doctor hands a patient a specimen cup to test for STD

Should You Perform an STD Check?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases can impact your fertility, increase your risk for cancer and some can even lead to death (if left untreated). When certain STDs are caught early, though, wiping them out can be as simple as taking a course of antibiotics. While STDs like HIV are lifelong, HIV can be maintained with proper medical […]

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A woman uses a magnifying glass to look for signs of STDs near her pelvis

Common Symptoms and Signs of STD

Whether you’re in a committed relationship or enjoying the single dating life, if you’re sexually active, you can be at risk for an STD. All sexually active adults should be tested for the most common types of STDs, but, unfortunately, many remain in the dark about their disease status especially when there are no easily […]

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STD Testing Near Me

STD Testing Near Me: At-Home vs. Clinic

Anyone who is sexually active should get tested for STDs on a regular basis. But unfortunately, many people aren’t sure where to go to take a STD test. Searching for “STD testing near me” may result in a list of local clinics, but visiting a doctor isn’t the only way to get tested. You can […]

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A woman with cramping pushes away bread--gluten sensitivity

Food Sensitivity Tests: A 101 Primer

Food allergies aren’t the same as food sensitivities. Food allergies can cause serious reactions like hives and breathing difficulties (anaphylaxis) and may even be fatal. Food sensitivities, however, typically cause irritations related to the gastrointestinal system like gas, bloating, cramping and diarrhea. Managing food sensitivities also can be a challenge, because the triggering food might […]

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A woman pushes away bread because of her intolerance to gluten

Living With Gluten Intolerance

Having a gluten intolerance is miserable; you may have a severe stomach ache, diarrhea or other symptoms. Maybe you knew that something just wasn’t right, and you took a test at home. Receiving the news that you are gluten intolerant isn’t always easy; being sensitive to any food usually means eliminating that food so that […]

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