I gave my mother a list of tests for her to get done, tests that I've heard many on these forums get done, tests that many luminaries in the Paleosphere recommend for their patients, tests that I would get ask for myself were I to go in for a reason.
Her doctor is trapped in the medical school knowledge of the 1980s it seems. He's trying to get her on statins even though her total cholesterol is under 200, LDL is under 105, HDL is above 45.
Her doctor refused nearly every test I asked for her to ask for, but one refusal stood out as particularly curious. Her doctor said that he refused to do an adrenal panel because they "are meaningless".
What type of medical background would posit that adrenal panels are of no (zip, zero, nada) benefit for troubleshooting health concerns? I would honestly like to know.
asked byAnondson (4029)
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on June 06, 2013
at 05:22 AM
"What type of medical background would posit that adrenal panels are of no (zip, zero, nada) benefit for troubleshooting health concerns?"
The standard medical school curriculum.
Get your mom to see an ND. They treat patients as true partners in health.