Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Serum hsCRP is a good indicator of chronic inflammation

By Dr. Greg Fors, D.C. is a Neurologist, certified in Applied Herbal Sciences (NWHSU) and acupuncture:

There are many other important biomarkers that indicate to the doctor who truly understands these devastating disorders if your tissues are in a destructive state of oxidative stress and chronic inflammation.

Again, these laboratory tests are not routinely done, but are great indicators of how much damage is being done to your tissues and how successful metabolic treatment is at stopping this damage.

For example, serum GGT has now been shown to be a strong indicator of damaging oxidative stress in tissues and serum hsCRP a good indicator of chronic inflammation.

However, a doctor must be trained in utilizing and properly interpreting these biomarkers to make them useful to the patient’s recovery. Read more>>

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