I have some money left in my medical account I need to spend before the end of the year. I have been wanting to do some blood work to try to give myself a baseline with my physical health and how it might be affecting my depression. So far I know I want to be tested for:
-Vitamin and mineral levels, especially Vitamin D.
-PCOS and hormonal imbalances
Is there anything I'm missing? What would you test for? I really think there is a biological component to my depression but I don't know what to look into. Thanks in advance for any help.
ETA: I forgot, I want to test for yeast overgrowth, is that possible?
SAHM to DS BuggaBoo 12/07, and DD Doozer 03/10. Sharing life with The Hubby since 01/05.
There is a saliva and stool analysis that most chiropracters will do (sorry, it was a long time ago and I can't remember its name). It tests for things like yeast (candida), parasites, measures the amount of "good" bacteria in your gut, and the like. Also, my chiropracter also added a blood test that tested for Epstein Barr virus. (Which I tested positive for - as still in the midst of an infection). I hope someone can give the correct names for the above tests.
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