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Alternative Names CPK test; Creatine kinase; CK test What the risks are There is very little risk involved with having your blood taken. Veins and arteries vary in size from one patient to another and from one side of the body to the other. Taking blood from some people may be more difficult than from others. Other risks associated with having blood drawn are slight but may include: Excessive bleeding Fainting or feeling light-headed Hematoma (blood accumulating under the skin) Infection (a slight risk any time the skin is broken) Special considerations Other tests should be done to determine the exact location of muscle damage. Factors that may affect test results include cardiac catheterization , intramuscular injections, trauma to muscles, recent surgery, and heavy exercise.
Your simple sugar intake has a direct impact on triglyceride levels. Elevated triglycerides levels are an independent risk factor for heart disease.
Avoid foods that contain a high concentration of simple sugars. Here are examples of foods to strictly limit:
Soft drinks, candy, baked goods, syrup, table sugar, jelly, and honey
FYI - A high intake of fruit juice can also raise triglyceride levels since it contains a high content of natural sugars.
For some, requesting accommodations help by giving extra assistance when needed. Not all adults with ADHD are comfortable asking for help. Adults, after all are supposed to be self sufficient and able to complete the work assigned to them. They may feel that asking for accommodations is the same as saying they are a failure. Or they may fear that their boss will view the accommodations as unnecessary and unreasonable. They may worry that co-workers will feel resentment, wondering why one person is treated special. Additionally, some may feel that they will be seen as making excuses for their poor job performance. Accommodations are sometimes necessary and when approached correctly, can enhance a job situation. Some commonly requested extra help might include: bringing a tape recorder to meetings, flexible work schedules or delegating some of the more menial tasks of a job. Requesting accommodations is a personal decision. Only you can decide if it would be best ...
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