Posts Tagged ‘ESR test thyroid disease’

Finding Dangerous Inflammation with the ESR Test

The erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR) test is a common blood test that reveals inflammation in the body. The test measures how quickly red blood cells sink to the bottom of a test tube of blood. Inflammation causes higher amounts of protein in the blood, causing clumping of red blood cells. These clumps are heavier than…

Read More