Dr. Kush Joshi is a Sports and Exercise Medicine practitioner and consultant and Dr. Joel McCay practises and consults in haematology. Kush and Joel join us to discuss blood testing and biomarkers important for triathletes and endurance athletes in general.
IN THIS EPISODE YOU'LL LEARN ABOUT:
-What are the most important biomarkers that triathletes and endurance athletes should be aware of and keep track of?
-When and how often to get a blood panel done
-Reference ranges, and the differences between athletes and sedentary people
-Health and injury risks associated with inadequacies in certain biomarkers
-Specific discussion around serum iron, ferritin, vitamin D, thyroid hormones, sex hormones, vitamin B12, blood count, hemoglobin, etc.
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