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Test don't guess

There is power in knowing what's going on beneath the surface.

Knowing provides information and with that information we can make targeted changes to enhance our well being.

 

Below are our recommended at home blood test kits from LetsGetChecked so you can have your health markers checked and assessed.

 

We highly recommend all Simply Awaken Reset members to check their inflammatory markers pre and post program.  There are also many other biomarker tests to choose from.

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  • Order with next day shipping and avoid sitting in a doctor's office or clinic.

  • Activate your test and collect your sample in the morning. Return your sample on the same day, using the prepaid shipping label provided.

  • Once your sample arrives in the laboratory, confidential results will be available from your secure online account within 2 to 5 days.

  • Track your lab and health information from one place

  • Your health record is reviewed in real-time by a LetsGetChecked medical team member and additional support services will be provided to you as needed.

  • Link all your wearable data, to get deeper insights into your health.

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Recommended Biomarkers 

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CRP

C-reactive protein (CRP), which is synthesized by the liver, is one of the most sensitive acute-phase markers of inflammation.

This may indicate the presence of other conditions or infections and can identify deterioration or damage that you may not be aware of.

Omega

Fatty acids prevent irregular heartbeats, reduces the risk of clotting by making the blood less sticky, protects the walls of blood vessels from damage and helps to improve cholesterol by increasing levels of good cholesterol (HDL) and decreasing levels of bad cholesterol (LDL).

Symptoms of Omega 3/6 Deficiency may include:

  • Irritability

  • Dry skin and hair

  • Brittle nails

  • Poor attention and/or concentration

  • Fatigue

  • Heightened sleep disturbances

  • Joint pain and discomfort

Essential Vitamins

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps to absorb the minerals calcium and phosphorous, playing a vital role in forming and maintaining strong bones and teeth, regulating normal immune system function, maintaining heart and lung health and combating depression.

Vitamin B12 is one of the eight B vitamins. It is a water-soluble vitamin. Vitamin B12 is responsible for neurological function, producing DNA, maintaining a healthy nervous system and generating red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body. It is an essential nutrient in pregnancy.

Other Biomarkers for Optimizing Health

Female Hormone

The Female Hormone Test is for anyone who is curious about their fertility status. If you are starting a family, or are thinking about pregnancy down the line, the female hormone test is for you.

The test offers a comprehensive picture of your fertility status.

Hormonal imbalances may be caused by:

  • Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)

  • Ovarian Failure

  • Low Ovarian Reserve

  • Early Menopause

  • Menopause

  • Thyroid Issues

  • Ovulation Function

Cortisol

Cortisol stimulates the release of adrenaline and noradrenaline causing the "fight or flight" physical response in humans.

Symptoms of Unbalanced Cortisol may include:

  • Severe fatigue

  • Headaches

  • Cognitive difficulties

  • Depression

  • Anxiety

  • Bone loss and weakness

  • High blood pressure

  • Decreased libido

  • Decreased fertility

  • Weight gain or weight loss

  • Erectile dysfunction

  • Irregular periods

  • Low blood sugar

  • Diarrhoea, nausea or vomiting

Liver

Your liver breaks down fats to aid digestion, fights illness and infections for immunity, removes toxins from your body, controls cholesterol levels, clots the blood and stores key nutrients and energy in the form of glycogen. Liver disease doesn't usually cause any obvious signs or symptoms until it is advanced and the liver is damaged.

Symptoms of acute liver disease may include:

  • Loss of appetite

  • Swelling in your stomach

  • Dark urine

  • Light-colored stool

  • Nausea

  • Weakness

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Yellowish eyes or skin (jaundice)

Celiac Test

1% of the world population suffers from Celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease in which the immune system believes that gluten is a threat.

There are 300 symptoms of Celiac disease however the symptoms include:

  • severe bloating

  • unexplained iron-deficiency anemia

  • fatigue

  • bone or joint pain

  • arthritis

  • osteoporosis or osteopenia (bone loss)

  • liver and biliary tract disorders

  • depression or anxiety

  • peripheral neuropathy (tingling and/or numbness or pain in the hands and feet)

  • seizures and migraines

  • missed menstrual periods

  • infertility or recurrent miscarriage

  • canker sores inside the mouth

  • dermatitis herpetiformis (itchy skin rash)

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps to absorb the minerals calcium and phosphorous, playing a vital role in forming and maintaining strong bones and teeth, regulating normal immune system function, maintaining heart and lung health and combating depression.

You should take the test if:

  • You are suffering from chronic fatigue

  • You are following a plant-based diet

  • You don't have the opportunity to spend time in natural sunlight

  • You suffer from asthma

  • You suffer from Crohn's disease

  • You suffer from Coeliac disease

  • You are going through the menopause

  • You are at risk of developing osteoporosis

Diabetes

Our home diabetes test for HbA1c can help identify pre-diabetes or determine how well a person's diabetes is being controlled following diagnosis. A high HbA1c result means that you have too much sugar in your blood. HbA1c or glycated haemoglobin is made when glucose (sugar) in your body sticks to your red blood cells. If your body cant use sugar properly, more of it sticks to your blood cells and builds up in your blood.

Symptoms of type 1 and type 2 diabetes may include:

  • Urinating more than ten times a day

  • Persistent thirst

  • Feeling hungry even though you are eating a recommended calorie intake each day

  • Chronic fatigue

  • Dry eyes or blurred vision

  • Dry mouth or tongue

  • Itchy skin

  • Unexpected weight loss (type 1 Diabetes)

  • Pain or numbness in the hands (type 2 Diabetes)

Iron Test

The Iron Test determines if you are at risk of iron deficiency anemia or iron overload, known as hemochromatosis.

Symptoms of iron deficiency anemia may include:

  • Cold hands and feet

  • Brittle nails

  • Cravings for non-food sustenance such as dirt or ice

  • Extreme fatigue and weakness

  • Pale skin

  • Shortness of breath

  • Headaches

  • Sore or swollen tongue

Thyroid

Hypothyroidism (Underactive Thyroid) occurs when the thyroid gland is not producing a sufficient level of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).

  • Weight gain

  • Fatigue or feeling tired all the time

  • Slow pulse or heart rate

  • Hair loss or thinning

  • Poor tolerance of the cold

  • Depression

  • Dry, coarse or thickened skin

  • Constipation

  • Hand tingling or pain (carpal tunnel syndrome)

  • Irregular period or low sex drive

  • Muscle cramps

  • Impaired memory

Hyperthyroidism (Overactive Thyroid) occurs when the thyroid gland produces an excessive level of thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).

  • Weight loss

  • Fatigue or feeling tired all the time

  • Increase or rapid heart rate

  • Tremors (usually in the hands)

  • Heat intolerance or excessive sweating

  • Difficulty sleeping

  • Excessive sweating or fever

  • Frequent bowel movements or diarrhea

  • Anxiety

  • Irregular period

  • Low sex drive

  • Enlarged thyroid gland (goiter)

  • Eye condition related to hyperthyroidism