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Expert Help Interpreting Blood Tests

Feb 02, 2020 11:03AM ● By Michelle Dalnoky

Expert Help Interpreting Blood Tests

 

Integrative health practitioner Dr. Dan Wagner, in private practice in the North Hills, says, “At some point in life, you will probably either want or need to get a blood test. However, unless you ask your healthcare professional, you may not know what the results really mean for your health. Generally, most medical professionals don’t bother explaining any readings to the patient that may be awry. Taking the time to unravel the mystery of blood panel results is well worth the effort since it can reveal a great deal about your overall health status.”

 

Statistics show that physicians in America spend an average of nine minutes with each patient, not nearly enough time to understand the complexity of blood work and definitely not enough time to ask questions. Wagner’s first nationally released book Interpreting Your Blood Work: How to Read it and Natural Ways to Improve Your Results fills in the gaps to fully take charge of our health by taking a more holistic approach to improving results with natural medicines, nutrition, homeopathy, herbals, essential oils and more.

 

For more information, call 412-486-6263 or email [email protected]

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