The Expanded Panel
The Expanded Wellness Panel includes everything that the Basic Wellness Panel test offers with an included TSH test.
Used to help determine overall thyroid function by measuring levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone. TSH stimulates the thyroid to produce thyroxine (T4) and ultimately triiodothyronine (T3). These hormones stimulate the metabolism of nearly every tissue in the body.
The CBC blood test panel measures levels of:
- Red blood cells
- White blood cells
Abnormal increases or decreases in cell counts as revealed in a complete blood count may indicate that you have an underlying medical condition that calls for further evaluation.
The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP) measures blood sugar (glucose) levels, electrolyte and fluid balance, kidney function, and liver function.
The CMP blood test panel measures levels of:
- Blood urea nitrogen (BUN)
- Carbon dioxide (Bicarbonate)
LDL helps cause atherosclerosis, a hardening of the arteries that leads to plaque build-up and heart attacks. This lipid panel measures levels of: Total Cholesterol, HDL – “Good Cholesterol”, LDL – “Bad Cholesterol”, and Triglycerides.