Functional Lab Ranges are different than the lab reference ranges (or pathological lab ranges) and should not be interpreted without seeking help from a qualified healthcare practitioner. They are listed here for informational purposes only.

Test Functional Range Possibilities
Glucose 85 – 100

mg/dL

  • Diabetes, low thiamine
  • Hypoglycemia
Uric Acid M:3.7–

6.0mg/dL

F: 3.2– 5.5mg/dL

  • Gout, arteriosclerosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Low B12, molybdenum
BUN 13 – 18

mg/dL

  • Renal problems, dehydration, hypochlorydria
  • Pregnancy, low protein
Creatinine 0.7 – 1.1

mg/dL

  • Dehydration, renal problems, prostate enlargement.
  • Pregnancy, bone growth
Sodium 135 – 140

mmol/L

  • Renal problems, water softeners, dehydration
  • Low adrenal, low salt diet
Potassium 4.0 – 4.5

mmol/L

  • Low adrenal, dehydration, low renal function.
  • Tissue destruction
Chloride 100 – 106

mmol/L

  • Ht adrenal, excess salt, renal dysfuncion, ASA use
  • Low adrenal, low renal function, B12 deficiency
Carbon Dioxide 25 -30

mmol/L

  • Alkalosis
  • Acidosis
Anion Gap 7 – 12

mmol/L

  • Low thiamine, metabolic acidosis
Calcium 9.2 –

10.1 mg/dL

  • High thyroid/parathyroid, excess Vit. D use
  • Pregnancy, osteoporosis, low thyroid/parathyroid
Phosphorus 3.5 – 4.0

mg/dL

  • Bone Fractrure, kids bone growth, renal dysfunction
  • Hypochlorhydria, low protein, low amino acid
Magnesium 2.0 – 2.5

mg/dL

  • Low adrenal, renal dysfunction, low thyroid
  • Supplement use
Total Protein 6.9 – 7.4

G/dL

  • Need HCl, amino acids, protein
  • Need HCl, amino acids, protein
Albumin 4.0 – 5.0

G/dL

  • Dehydration
  • Dehydration, need Vit. C, liver or bile problem
Globulin 2.4 – 2.8

G/dL

  • Hypochlorhydria
  • Liver disease, hypochlordydrai, digoxin, inflammation
A/G Ratio 1.5 – 2.0

Units

 
Total Bilrubin 0.2 – 1.2

mg/dL

  • Liver / Spleen Dysfunction
Alk.

Phosphatase

70 – 90

U/L

  • Bone growth, liver dysfunction, gastric inflammation.
  • Need zinc, Vitamin C
LDH 140 – 180

U/L

  • Liver problems, cardiac stress
  • Reactive hypoglycemia
AST (SGOT) 10 – 26

U/L

  • Increased cardiac stress, muscle damage, liver prob
  • Low B6 levels
ALT (SGPT) 10 – 26

U/L

  • Liver dysfunction
  • Low B6 levels
GGTP 10 – 26

U/L

  • Alcoholism, bile obstruction, GB stress
  • Low B6 levels
Serum Iron 85 – 130

mcg/dL

  • Hemochromatosis, exogenous Iron, liver problems
  • Iron deficiency, internal or ext. bleeding
Cholesterol 150 – 200

mg/dL

  • Diabetes, low thiamine
  • Too many carbs, alcoholism
Triglycerides 75 – 100

mg/dL

  • Dysinsulinemia, hyperlipids
  • Veg. diets, autoimmune, free radical pathology
HDL

Cholesterol

More than

55 mg/dL

  • Autoimmune conditions
  • Obesity, increased carbs, lack of exercise, trans

    fats, hydrogenated oils

LDL Cholesterol Less than

120mg/dl

  • As with Cholesterol/Triglycerides
Chol/HDL Ratio Less than

3.1

 
TSH 1.3 – 3.0

ulU/ml

  • Hypothyroid
  • Hyperthyroid (if less than 0.5)
T3, Free 2.3 – 4.2

pg/ml

  • Hyperthyroid
  • Hypothyroid
T4, Free .61 –

1.76 ng/dl

  • Hyperthyroid
  • Hypothyroid
T3 Uptake 28 -38

mg/dL

  • Hyperthyroid, increased testosterone
  • Hypothyroidism
FTI 6 – 11

Index Units

  • Hyperthyroidism
  • Hypothyroid, low levels of selenium
WBC 5.0 – 8.0
  • Active stressed/comprom. immune system
  • Chronic stressed/comprom. immune system
RBC Female:

3.9 – 4.4

Male: 4.2 – 4.9

  • Polycythemia, altitude sickness, emphysema
  • Iron deficiency, menses
Hemoglobin F: 13.5 –

14.5

M: 14 – 15

  • Altitude, hemochromatosis
  • Menses or iron deficiency anemias
Hematocrit Female:

37 – 44

Male: 40 – 48

  • Altitude, hemochromatosis
  • Menses or iron deficiency anemias
MCV 85 – 92

cu microns

  • B12/Folate anemia
  • Iron deficiency, low B6
MCH 27 – 32

cu microns

  • B12/Folate anemia
  • Low B12/Folic Acid
MCHC 32 – 35%
  • B12/Folate anemia
  • Low B12/Folic Acid
RDW Less than

13

  • B12/Folate anemia
Platelets 150,000 –

450,000

  • Polycethemia, free radical pathways
  • Leukemia, immune dysfunction
Neutrophils 40 – 60%
  • Immune compromise
  • Stressed immune system
Lymphocytes 25 – 40%
  • Stressed immune system
  • Low immune, free radical pathways
Monocytes Less than

7%

  • Inflammation, infection, parasites, BPH
Eosinophils Less than

3%

  • Parasites, allergy
Basophils 0 – 1%
  • Parasites, inflammation
CRP 0.00 –

4.90 mg/dL

  • Increased risk of CVD, Inflammation
Homocysteine 0.00 –

7.00 mg/dL

  • Inflammation, Methylation Problems, MTHFR genetic SNP variantions