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Why have a blood profile test and a vitamin d test done?

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Dr. Liesa Harte
Family Medicine
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In brief: Why have lab tests

You don't know what you don't know.
I deal with a proactive approach to health in functional medicine, so I do a lot of labs. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, so you want to know your level before you take a very high dose. Being low is a risk factor for osteoporosis, major depression, and even increases your risk for several cancers.

In brief: Why have lab tests

You don't know what you don't know.
I deal with a proactive approach to health in functional medicine, so I do a lot of labs. Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin, so you want to know your level before you take a very high dose. Being low is a risk factor for osteoporosis, major depression, and even increases your risk for several cancers.
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