Stephanie Eckelkamp wrote this fascinating piece on Mind Body Green. It’s called What Blood Tests You Should Ask Your Doctor For Based On Family History.
In it, she reveals and expounds on some of the tests that should best describe our current health depending on our family history. Here’s one that’s particularly thought-provoking:
You can glean a lot of information from pretty basic tests—the key is doing them regularly (preferably annually), so you can track your results over time and spot trends. You want to catch smoke before there’s fire.
Have a look at the complete article for more of Ms Eckelkamp’s observations.