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Grief and Loss

Grief moves in and out of stages from disbelief and denial, to anger and guilt, to finding a source of comfort, to eventually adjusting to the loss.


Labor usually starts two weeks before or after the estimated date of delivery. No one knows exactly what triggers the onset of labor.

Lactate Dehydrogenase (CSF)

This test measures the amount of an enzyme in your cerebrospinal fluid. The test can help diagnose diseases and conditions that affect your central nervous system.

Lactate Dehydrogenase Isoenzymes

This test measures different enzymes in your blood. You may need this test if you've had a heart attack, or if you have a blood disorder or liver damage.

Lactic Acid Dehydrogenase (Blood)

This test looks at how much of the enzyme LDH you have in your blood. Higher levels of this substance could mean you've had a heart attack or other tissue damage.

Lactose Intolerance

Detailed information on lactose intolerance, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

Lactose Tolerance (Blood)

This test tells whether your body is able to break down lactose, a sugar found in milk and other dairy products. If you can't digest lactose, you have lactose intolerance.

Lactose Tolerance Hydrogen (Breath)

This test measures the amount of hydrogen gas in your breath. It can help find out if you are unable to digest milk and other dairy products.


Laminectomy is a type of surgery in which a physician removes part or all of the vertebral bone to relieve compression of the spinal cord or the nerve roots.
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