Blood Inflammation Tests for Heart Disease Risk

…heart health. If you’ve had a heart attack or other cardiovascular event, you have a family history of early heart disease, or if you have hypothyroidism or have lupus or kidney disease, you should consider asking your doctor to test your homocysteine levels. Finally, if you take drugs that tend…

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The Straight Scoop on Vitamin A

…toxic levels, but you can end up with some very bright yellow urine. But there is one note of caution: If someone has alcoholic liver disease or hypothyroidism, the liver has a difficult time converting beta-carotene into vitamin A, so toxic levels can build up if large doses of beta-carotene are taken…

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