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In addition, the following blood tests can provide helpful information:

  • High-sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) (Available in the Male or Female Panel) – Assesses systemic inflammation quantitatively
    • Optimal range: <1.0 mg/L for women; <0.55 mg/L for men
  • Erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) – A functional assessment of the inflammatory tendency of a blood sample
  • Rheumatoid factor – Assesses the presences of antibodies that indicate an immune response against self-tissues is taking place
  • Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) – Assesses blood levels of Coenzyme Q10
    • Optimal range: 3 – 7 µg/mL
  • IgG antibodies – Quantitatively assesses systemic immunoreactivity to foods
  • Omega Score® – Assesses the blood fatty acid profile
    • Optimal range: Omega-6 to Omega-3 ratio <4:1
  • Vitamin D (25-hydroxy) – Assesses vitamin D status
    • Optimal range: 50 – 80 ng/mL
  • DHEA (Available in the Male or Female Panel)
    • Optimal range: 350 – 490 ug/dL for men and 275 – 400 ug/dL for women
  • Free and Total Testosterone (men) (Available in the Male Panel)
    • Optimal ranges:
    • Free testosterone 20 – 25 pg/mL
    • Total testosterone: 700 – 900 ng/dL
  • Progesterone (women) (Available in the Female Panel)
    • Optimal ranges: 18 – 27 ng/mL at day 21 of menstrual cycle or 2 – 6 ng/mL for postmenopausal women using hormone replacement therapy
  • Estradiol (women) (Available in Female Panel)
    • Optimal ranges: 90 – 211 pg/mL at day 21 of cycle for premenopausal women or for postmenopausal using hormone replacement therapy