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Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
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Heavy Metals Panel Blood (Overview)

Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals.


Dr. Abraham Jaskiel
13 doctors shared insights

Heavy Metals Panel Blood (Overview)

Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals.


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Managing Low Blood Sugar (Checklist)

Avoid skipping meals
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Eat protein-rich snacks every 2 hours
Daily
Keep fruit with you at all times if you feel hypoglycemic
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Does 3 heavy and painful periods end any chance of being pregnancy? And what if your period is pure blood and no discharge, or "slime" in it?

Does 3 heavy and painful periods end any chance of being pregnancy? And what if your period is pure blood and no discharge, or "slime" in it?

Not pregnant: When the period is heavy the blood in it has not had time to clot and develop different textures. Slim is not needed for it to be a period. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel blood?

What is the definition or description of: heavy metals panel blood?

Heavy metals test: Heavy metals are common metals that can cause poisoning in humans. The most common example is lead, which is a big threat to children. Other metals encountered at work places can also be a problem: cadmium, arsenic, gold, mercury. A heavy metals test panel is a blood (or urine) test that assays for the most common heavy metals. ...Read more

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Managing High Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Monitor BP at home
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Have a regular follow up and work with your doctor
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Take your meds as instructed without fail
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Is there a way to test my 16 month old for heavy metals besides drawing blood?

Is there a way to test my 16 month old for heavy metals besides drawing blood?

Osumex's heavy metal: Test kits are designed to detect the presence of toxic heavy metals in the body using urine or saliva. ...Read more

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How effective are "detoxamine edta suppositories" as chelation therapy for removing heavy metals and plaque from the blood?

How effective are "detoxamine edta suppositories" as chelation therapy for removing heavy metals and plaque from the blood?

Effective for metals: More research is needed but there is evidence that detoxamin suppositories can help remove heavy metals; whether they remove plaque is still to be determined but removing lead should lead to plaque reduction. Oral edta is only about 5% absorbed. Research has shown detoxamin is about 35% absorbed but stays in the body a much longer time than IV edta. Please see my comment for more information. ...Read more

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Taking Blood Thinners (Checklist)

Take appropriate dose of anticoagulation medication
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Follow up with your treating physician
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Blood work for heavy metals-lymes-anemia. All neg. I'm anemic but WBC oversized very low rbc.Have sym-fatigue, nit sweats, headache, cont.Cold sym., ?

Blood work for heavy metals-lymes-anemia. All neg. I'm anemic but WBC oversized very low rbc.Have sym-fatigue, nit sweats, headache, cont.Cold sym., ?

Anemia: Your anemia seems to be a major problem. Either you are not making rbc's, your are losing them through your GI tract, or they are being destroyed in the blood stream. It sounds as if you are symptomatic due to your fatigue, you should go to the er and see a physician as soon as possible to try to arrive at a diagnosis. If you can wait, go to a hematologist to find the cause of your low rbc count. ...Read more

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Is heavy metal toxicity found on regular complete blood test? Which blood markers? What does Cardiac marker 72 mean? Is there treatment toxic metal

Is heavy metal toxicity found on regular complete blood test? Which blood markers? What does Cardiac marker 72 mean? Is there treatment toxic metal

Uncommon tests: Heavy metal toxicity is not detected on routine screens. You're on dangerous ground here. There are charlatans / sweet-talkers and crooked labs that will diagnose anyone with "heavy metal poisoning", take you for your money and guarantee you'll never feel well again. Their stuff looks real; it's not. Consider poisoning if you have an enemy (arsenic) or industrial exposure & use a real physician. ...Read more

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Dealing with Blood in Urine (Checklist)

Rule out infection as a cause with a urinalysis or culture
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Ask your doctor to review your medications to identify cause
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Rule out kidney stones with your doctor
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If male, schedule a prostate exam
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Is it worse to have a heart attack that you are unawear of and does this mean there will be more to come in the same way unawear 11/2 weeks ago i go a free blood panel and EKG done I am a 48 yr old female-weight 213.6 lbs.-height 63"- b/p 142/80- pulse 8

Is it worse to have a heart attack that you are unawear of and does this mean there will be more to come in the same way unawear 11/2 weeks ago i go a free blood panel and EKG done  I am a 48 yr old female-weight 213.6 lbs.-height 63"- b/p 142/80- pulse 8

Hello. : Hello. Well, first off; although 25% of heart attacks can be "silent", yours was not. You had classic heart attack symptoms. If this ever happens again, it is absolutely imperative that you call 911. It sounds like you made it through this heart attack, but that doesn't mean that you will survive or not be crippled by a subsequent heart attack. There are free or sliding scales clinics through out the us. I suggest you research the clinics in your area. In the meantime, if you are a smoker - suggest that you quit. There is no simple way around the matter, you needs to obtain medical follow up. Take care. ...Read more

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With low TSH levels hyperthyroid is off the table right? What other issues, full normal blood panel, could cause a major weight loss?

With low TSH levels hyperthyroid is off the table right? What other issues, full normal blood panel, could cause a major weight loss?

Low tsh?: Normal TSH values fall within a range. If the TSH is low, or in other words, below the lower limit of normal, it may suggest your thyroid is overactive. When your body produces too much thyroid hormone, the brain tries to compensate by making less tsh, and therefore the levels show up low. ...Read more

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Diagnosing Blood in Stool (Checklist)

Get a heme test of stool
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Make dietary changes
3x day
Take a stool softener
3x day
See your doctor
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Managing Low Blood Pressure (Checklist)

Drink plenty of water
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See your doctor to evaluate cause
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Have meds adjusted if needed
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Look for symptoms of lightheadedness and fatigue
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I am on 100 mg trazadone 300 valafexiline 30 buspar (buspirone). Is this a bad combo.? I have higher b.p. excessive sweating,weight gain. Also blood panel recen

I am on 100 mg trazadone 300 valafexiline 30 buspar (buspirone).  Is this a bad combo.? I have higher b.p.  excessive sweating,weight gain. Also blood panel recen

Possible side effect: Based on the symptoms you are experiencing, this might not be a good medication combination for you. Individuals can differ in terms of what medication combinations and doses work for them. Venlafaxine (Effexor) can cause people's blood pressure to increase. Too much serotonin (which is one of the brain chemicals that these 3 medications affect), can cause excessive sweating as well. ...Read more

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My daughter has constant stomach pain and diarrhea and is losing weight. She blood panels done and came back negative. We've cut gluten, what could ?

My daughter has constant stomach pain and diarrhea and is losing weight.  She blood panels done and came back negative.  We've cut gluten, what could ?

Abdominal pain/diarr: If your daughter has constant abdominal pain, diarrhea, and weight loss, this could be many reasons and needs further work up. She had blood work done. I'm not sure what labs included. She should have abdominal/pelvic ct, stool studies, and possible colonoscopy. Suggest to see a GI doctor. ...Read more

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