Books

Metabolic Panel: Low Blood Glucose

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. WHAT CAUSES LOW BLOOD GLUCOSE? Low blood glucose, or hypoglycemia, is typically defined as a blood glucose level lower than […]

Metabolic Panel: High Calcium

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. An average healthy male contains 2.5 to 3 pounds of calcium, […]

Metabolic Panel: Low Calcium

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. There are numerous causes of hypocalcemia, or low blood calcium, but the most common is a condition known as hypoalbuminemia. […]

Hormones: DHEA

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA) is a building block of steroid hormones that is produced predominantly in the adrenal glands. It serves as […]

Hormones: Cortisol

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Over the past decade, cortisol has been at the forefront of research on health and well-being. The rise of diabetes […]

Hormones: Estrogen

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Although it has a number of functions, estrogen is a class of steroid hormones known primarily for its role in […]

Hormones: Thyroid Hormones

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Located in the neck, the thyroid gland produces hormones that control metabolism and energy production. These hormones regulate how each […]

Hormones: Progesterone

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Although progesterone is found in both males and females, it is primarily known for its role in conception, pregnancy, and […]

Hormones: Testosterone

Free Book Excerpt: Your Blood Never Lies by James LaValle
An excerpt from the book, “Your Blood Never Lies: How to Read a Blood Test for a Longer, Healthier Life” by James B. LaValle, RPh, CCN, ND. Read additional excerpts or buy the whole book. Although both males and females produce testosterone, this hormone is ten times more abundant in men. It is primarily associated […]
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