Monthly Archives: August 2017

  1. August 28, 2017

    Inflammation: Blood Tests May Help Determine Causes

    Not inherently good or bad, Inflammation is the process recruiting immune cells to tissues in the body for immunity, repair and cell defense. Excessive levels can cause joint pain, inflammatory bowel disease, increased risk of several illnesses,…
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  2. August 22, 2017

    Having Body Aches? You May Want to Know Your CPK

    CPK (or CK) is creatine phosphokinase, an enzyme found mainly in the heart, brain, and skeletal muscle. It is tested by taking a blood sample. High CPK can indicate muscle destruction, heart attacks, central nervous system issues,…
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  3. August 15, 2017

    IGF-1: Roles and Potential Benefits

    By David Skutt IGF-1, What is it? IGF-1 is a hormone produced in our body that is structurally very similar to insulin. It has an important role in growth during childhood and in adulthood, continues…
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