A Tiny Gland That Does A Big Job: Is Your Thyroid Working Properly?
A lot of people don’t even think about their thyroid… at least until something goes wrong with it. It’s involved in so many of your bodily functions it’s like a jack-of-all-trades. From your heart rate to your body temperature to your blood pressure, your thyroid gland has its fingers in all of your pies. That’s why it’s so important for you to make sure it’s functioning properly. Any Lab Test Now® has several options that can help you take control of your own thyroid health
Small Gland: Big Job
Your thyroid makes two hormones — T3 and T4. These hormonal workers slip into your bloodstream, which takes them all over the body. They are sort of like the big boss of your worker cells: they regulate the speed in which your cells work.…
Don’t Let Your Wealth or Your Health Be Forgotten
Life just seems to pick up the pace when the cooler temperatures of fall arrive. School starts again and all the extracurricular happenings that go along with it! The holidays come around one after the other. It seems like no sooner are you taking down the Halloween decorations that you’re putting up the Christmas tree! It seems that as the days get shorter our to-do list gets longer. It’s easy for important things to slip between the cracks and the next thing you know, poof! You’ve forgotten all about them
Any Lab Test Now® would like to remind you about two of those important items that should move to the top of your priority list: your wealth and your health. And believe it or not, you can take care of them both at…
Any Lab Test Now! — Making An Impact On Your Health
Who makes an impact on your health? It could be your doctor, a nurse, your parents or your spouse. Making an impact on health is at the heart of this year’s National Health Education Week (October 15–19). Started by the Society for Public Health Education (SOPHE) back in 1995, National Health Education Week (NHEW) focuses on increasing national awareness on major health issues and promoting a better understanding of the role of health education. This year, they’re focusing on the importance of future health education specialists and their vital role in improving consumer health and wellness
Any Lab Test Now® is proud to be on the frontlines of health education because we believe that YOU are one of the people making the largest impact on your health. Working with you, the experts at…
and the role your hormones play
Products that can cause acne
Sun damage from lack of sunscreen
Lines and wrinkles associated with aging
You should definitely consider all of these issues and take them seriously, but we also need to be aware of what is occurring INTERNALLY. Many people aren’t aware of the huge role your hormones play on your skin’s overall health
Looking Good; Feeling Confident
Any Lab Test Now realizes that feeling confident about your appearance can play a huge role in your mental health. All you have to do is turn on a television set or open a magazine, and you’ll see how much an attractive and youthful appearance is valued. If you feel you aren’t looking optimal, it can begin to eat away at aspects of your self-esteem. That’s why it’s important to consider the…
The Power in Prostate Cancer Prevention
With a different health “awareness” month coming at you every month, it can become tempting to tune out. Or, you can tune in, and give yourself the opportunity in those 30 or so days to think, learn and reflect on your body, your health and your life
This month, Prostate Cancer Awareness Month takes center stage, and Any Lab Test Now wants to share some important and encouraging information.
One in 41 men will die of prostate cancer.
Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death among American men.
Who is “Most “At Risk?
Men with a family history
The Good News: (for those who are diagnosed and treated)
The 5-year relative survival rate is 99 percent.
The 10-year relative survival rate is 98 percent.
National Sickle Cell Awareness Month: Do You Need To Be Screened?
As recently as 1970, the average patient with sickle cell disease died in childhood, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Today, patients with sickle cell anemia live into their mid-50s. That’s a pretty amazing improvement, but we still have a long way to go when it comes to treating sickle cell anemia and other related conditions
September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, which is good news for the 70,000 — 100,000 Americans who are affected by the condition. Any Lab Test Now stands with those affected, to help focus attention on the need for research and treatment of this painful inherited condition
What is Sickle Cell?
Normal red blood cells are round and carry oxygen to all parts of your body. Sickle cell disease occurs when the hemoglobin in the…