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Run fast a heart disease.
They're now home health -- just about everything now I can notice out of the drugstore.
But are these at home -- -- reliable doctor Marc Siegel a member of our medical eighteen is here with that we have an array of tasks right here.
At humdrum -- a lot of parents -- want to know about that are these accurate.
-- -- for illegal drugs well the first there was about a of these in general is.
I have a problem.
Is your doctor involved.
How you doing this at home and should you really be doing -- in the doctor's office now the first when you're drug tests the problem is actually people have a lot of prom with the instructions on that other you don't know how to use it -- you get inaccurate answers.
I also wondered if parents should really be looking at their child that way are -- on drugs -- a test for amphetamines.
You know what what could they be using it again I prefer it if -- pediatrician -- involved.
Okay drugs are often act head of the tasks one step ahead of the test as this has -- -- new stuff to -- Not everything it doesn't test for everything out there were you know with with crystal -- but with -- crack it it's not entirely accurate for all the stuff we're doing up but for the main things like speed which is something we're really worried about yes.
-- and a lot of people are concerned about heart disease of what is this it's heart disease risk testicle and asked this tells you one of the two cholesterol levels you have this one is to variable now I don't think you should at home be testing your cholesterol and saying well -- do you know -- -- contamination -- island area I think you're getting you've got to go to your physician for that but some cholesterol -- -- worth doing once you already know.
Not if you already know you have a cholesterol problem I could see following in the home suffered -- it this way you could know if your cholesterol levels are improving an exact.
Much more for that -- for telling yourself some deducted isn't a go to the doctor first a DNA testing what is this test for well this one's very accurate in this one courts are improving.
They're telling you whether you're the father -- not -- but just -- fraternity exactly this one's a paternity test and they're.
Really actor you can just swab your chicken now here's my problem when this when you really wanna be sitting on your living room couch and find out you're not the father.
Probably crimes are -- to be committed that way I I want people to do that with -- genetics counselor I want people did not find they're worried about whether -- the father and that should be done with the genetics expert -- beginning Caspian develop down the road to task for cancer and other diseases that's a great question -- there where it's it's really far away from that.
And I want people out there to know you can't do that now.
You can't go home.
Order on the Internet something that's gonna tell you -- you have diabetes five years from now heart disease.
We're way away from that those are being studied but there's a lot of scams out there telling you to do that now can't do that -- -- -- to now offer tell -- tax tell us about that well this I love.
But the particular fertility tests you're pointing to there is to tell you -- you overall fertile.
That's something I also would rather your obstetrician be involved in but there ought fertility tests that tell you whether you're ovulating or not.
They're tell you where the it could be the right time of the month.
Those are the ones I love their very accurate and -- that's -- -- I have three kids I have my three kids because of those are real and.
I've -- kids because -- -- -- -- -- -- it goes -- populated taps doctor Marc Siegel thank you Greg -- opt out folks there it is now just about.
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