Autoimmune Lab Testing
Autoimmune Specialty Lab Testing
An autoimmune disease is caused by an overactive immune response in the body against substances and tissues normally present in the body. In both autoimmune and inflammatory diseases processes, and autoimmune response occurs through abnormal reactions within the immune system. Simply put, the immune system is activated against the body’s own proteins. Appropriate blood testing for autoimmune diseases may identify the problem. Many factors may influence an autoimmune response such as genetic factors, infections, certain drugs/medications, and environmental factors. My Labs For Life encourages you to take a proactive stance with regards to your health. Educate yourself today and order autoimmune testing today!
What Is Autoimmune Lab Testing?
Autoimmune tests maybe used to identify a specific autoimmune diseases or monitor an existing autoimmune disease. For example, one of the most common blood tests for detecting autoimmune disorders is ANA (antinuclear antibodies). When reviewing information about autoimmune processes on MyLabsForLife, we not only include the basic labs tested used to screen and monitor autoimmune processes, you will find information about other potential influences that may influence or stimulate and autoimmune response such as heavy metals and other toxins.
Why Perform Autoimmune Lab Testing?
More than eighty separate medical conditions have been recognized or identified as being the result of an autoimmune response. Autoimmune diseases are found on a continuum. Some of the most common autoimmune diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, hypothyroidism (Hashimoto’s thyroiditis), Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, scleroderma, Sjogren’s syndrome and vasculitis to name a few. MyLabsForLife.com offers lab testing and health and wellness education using functional medicine perspective. A Functional Medicine approach evaluates the body as a whole, with a unique perspective focused on the relationship of one body system to another as well as potential nutrient imbalances and toxic overload that may compromise these relationships.
MyLabsForLife.com offers the opportunity to identify red flags suggestive of an autoimmune process. Lab panels have been strategically constructed in order to evaluate nutritional, biochemical, or physiological imbalances and to help promote health and wellness. The health professionals at MyLabsForLife.com keep up to date with the latest research and the evidence speaks for itself.
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