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Weight Loss Tests you need to do Today

  By : , Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India       21.1.2019         Mail Now
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Who doesnít want to have a healthy body? You have tried everything. From intense workout to maintaining a strict diet. You have cut on your sugar intake. Restricted the intake of oil and fat and even pushed yourself to the extremes of workouts and weight loss training, but still you canít seem to shed those extra kilos rather you keep on gaining weight.

This can be a frustrating ordeal and you have tried literally everything and canít seem to find out the failure behind your weight loss. Well, you might be missing out on a very important aspect, your bodyís physiological health.

Physiological health is as important as your physical health. So, how do you find out the status of your physiological health? You can go for a full body checkup or take the tests mentioned in the article. Either way, you will find out the reason that is actually hindering your weight loss process.

Thyroid Hormone Test or Thyroid Blood Test

Thyroid hormones basically works on your cells and thus effects our metabolism. A typical thyroid test measures your level of T3, T4 and TSH levels. The more the level of thyroid hormones in your body, the lower is rate of metabolism and thus hinder your weight loss process.

Complete Liver Profile

A liver profile test includes ALT, AST and GGT. A Liver test is recommended as Liver is one of the bodyís vital organs and it takes care of the detoxification process of the body. Liver is also the organ in charge of fat metabolism. A dysfunctional liver will be unable to detoxify your body properly and thus may lead to increase in toxins levels in your blood and fat accumulation leading to weight gain and obesity.

Lipid Profile Test

Lipid Profile Test is used to measure HDL and LDL cholesterol level, total cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your body. A high level of LDL not just hinders your weight loss but can be detrimental to your health. You can consult with a professional dietician to get diet solutions to reduce cholesterol levels.

Insulin Profile Test

Insulin is a fat building hormone. High level of insulin in your body is a sure way to accumulation of fat and not only fat storage, insulin also prevents the breakdown of accumulated fat. An increased level of Insulin may lead to Diabetes.

Iron Test

An Iron Test includes the assessment of serum iron, ferritin, haemoglobin, transferrin and total iron binding capacity. This test will give you an idea of the level of iron in body. Iron is crucial to weight loss as iron availability in the body in adequate amount is essential to weight loss.

Vitamin D and Vitamin B12

One might wonder how Vitamins can affect the process of weight loss. Recent research have found that once our body reaches a certain weight it tries maintaining the same weight, the change in this standard happens mainly during the winter season, when the body cannot receive adequate amount of Vitamin D. so generally when there is a deficit of Vitamin D in our body, the body thinks that it is winter and thus starts accumulating fat.

Here you have it, all the important physiological tests, which will help you to find out what is actually hindering your weight growth, when you find the reason of weight gain, you can effectively work toward finding a solution.

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