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What vaccination really is (and isn’t)

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If you’re following the raging anti-vaccination movement, you’ve seen your fair share of rants, from both sides. Also raging? A resurgence of measles.

According to officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 129 measles cases from 13 states have been reported in the U.S. in 2014 so far, the highest number for the period since 1996.

California happens to be leading the measles surge – there have been at least 58 measles cases this year, nearly all of which have been imported by unvaccinated travelers.  Most of the California cases were in people who were unvaccinated or had no vaccination documentation. Continue reading

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Testing Testosterone And Other Hormones With Performance Panel

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WellnessFX recently launched  Performance Panel, an upgrade to Baseline with thirty additional biomarkers to give deeper insight into he efficiency of the athletic body.

Here’s some of the key features:

  1. Identify and resolve factors impacting performance plateaus and recovery times.
  2. Consult with a physician for techniques to manage your hormones naturally and safely (without steroids!).
  3. Analyze and modify your body’s efficiency in carrying out key metabolic processes.
  4. Receive all the benefits of WellnessFX Baseline, including personal risk evaluation for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and a variety of chronic illnesses.

The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Optimizing Oxygen Efficiency With WellnessFX Performance Panel

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WellnessFX launched its Performance Panel last week for all the athletes who want to push themselves further toward their potential. The great thing about WellnessFX Performance Panel is that it includes all the biomarkers from Baseline (check out our Biomarker Series to refresh yourself!) and thirty more!

Here’s some of the key features:

  • Identify and resolve factors impacting performance plateaus and recovery times.
  • Consult with a physician for techniques to manage your hormones naturally and safely (without steroids!).
  • Analyze and modify your body’s efficiency in carrying out key metabolic processes.
  • Receive all the benefits of WellnessFX Baseline, including personal risk evaluation for heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and a variety of chronic illnesses.

But what do all of these new biomarkers mean? How can they help you reach your goals? Or, even better, set goals you didn’t even know were achievable?

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Best of #AskGreatist – In Case You Missed It!

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With outlets like Twitter and Facebook, social media is not just a way to keep in touch with old friends. Now, more than ever before, the world is at your fingertips. Want to know the guidelines for ‘organic’ food? Google it. Think you felt an earthquake but not quite sure? Check Twitter. Need some quick health advice? #AskGreatist.

Last week WellnessFX teamed up with Greatist to answer many of your health questions on Twitter–in real time!  Our Medical Director Doctor Murdoc Khaleghi tackled questions about exercise, supplementation, and fighting the common cold. AskGreatist is hosted by Greatist and various guests every Tuesday at 7pm. Just log-in to Twitter at that time and search for the #AskGreatist hashtag! 

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Better Alternative To An Office Visit, Or The Only?

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The one thing most people expect when they go to see their doctor: the physical exam. The physical exam is meant to help identify and prevent different ailments by inspecting different aspects of the human body. It has become a routine and expected part of the doctor/patient relationship.

But how helpful is it, really?

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.

Biomarker Series: The Wrap-Up

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Over the last several weeks, our Medical Director Doctor Murdoc Khaleghi has walked us through the ins and outs of WellnessFX Baseline. From the latest and greatest predictor of heart disease to the connection between the sunshine vitamin and chronic ailments, we’ve given you the tools to interpret your personal numbers even beyond the consultation that comes with Baseline.

However, we know it can be a lot of information. Don’t worry, though. This isn’t college, and there won’t be any tests or examinations. So here’s a cheat sheet with all the biomarkers tested in WellnessFX Baseline, and why they’re important. So in case you missed the Biomarker Series, or just want everything in one digestible package, this is for you:

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The posts on this blog are for information only, and are not intended to substitute for a doctor-patient or other healthcare professional-patient relationship nor do they constitute medical or healthcare advice of any kind. Any information in these posts should not be acted upon without consideration of primary source material and professional input from one's own healthcare professionals.