Metabolic Disorders Diagnosis & Screening
- Q What is basal metabolic rate?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyEvery function of every organ in the body relies on the energy provided by the metabolism of calories. How much energy you need on any given day depends on what you are doing, what you ate, and the state of your health. The basal metabolic rate (BMR)... Full Answer
- Q What is basal metabolic rate (BMR)?
Daphne Oz, Health EducationYour basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the number of calories your body burns daily without your having to do anything. Your body uses around 75 percent of the calories you eat each day just to maintain life and perform basic functions. You expend... Full Answer
- Q How are metabolic disorders diagnosed?
Most metabolic disorders are diagnosed during routine tests that are done as soon as a baby is born. These tests usually include tissue samples and blood tests that doctors use to look for abnormalities in certain enzymes. Certain metabolic disorders can... Full Answer