Basic Health Screening
The Complete Blood Count is one of the tests done during the Basic Health Screening. This test checks the levels of all the different types of blood. The other test performed is the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel which tests the levels of the patient’s kidney, and liver levels. A Urinalysis test is also done during the Basic Health Screening.
The Essential Health Screen $89 - CBC (w diff), CMP, Urinalysis and Lipid Profile (HDL, LDL + Triglycerides)
Basic Health Screen $59 - Includes a CBC (w diff), CMP, and a Urinalysis
Cholesterol Test (Lipid Profile) $39 - HDL, LDL, Total Cholesterol + Triglycerides
Cholesterol and Heart Blood Testing
Many different types of treatments can assist in getting the cholesterol levels down to a normal range. At Health Testing Centers they will offer a patient multiple tests to choose from when getting the heart checked. There are two different levels as well as single blood tests. These tests will help to give an individual the levels of the heart. Switching from a non-healthy lifestyle to a healthy one which includes diet and exercise will certainly help.
63% of men have had prostate cancer by the time they are 65 years old, according to the National Cancer Institute. Getting a Prostate Specific Antigen blood test annually starting at the age of 50 could reduce the risk of getting prostate cancer. This test will screen for an engorged prostate or noncancerous cells.
TSH is a thyroid stimulating hormone. This hormone is regulated by the thyroid. The thyroid controls the human body’s metabolism. TSH levels will help to determine why there might be an issue is occurring in the thyroid. To test a person’s thyroid is by going to the Health Testing Center and get a Thyroid Function Test. The Thyroid Function test will assist in giving the patient a way to treat what is diagnosed.
Early detection of any type of liver damage will prevent serious damage. There are many different types of liver blood tests that will help assess the damage that might have been caused. These tests range from the Liver Function Test to any Hepatitis test. Please note that fasting before the liver test will give the most accurate results.
There is a concern that might be able to be alleviated through Cancer Testing if there is a hereditary factor to the cancer. Many different types of Cancer Screenings can be conducted on the samples of blood that is given. The different types of Cancer Screenings are CEA, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and the Alpha Fetoprotein blood tests. These tests will help to determine if there are any markers for cancer throughout the patient’s blood. If cancer cells are detected then a person will be able to find the right treatment to help cure or slow down the progression of the cancer.
The aging process is now looked at as a disease and is treated with anti-aging medicine. Health Testing Centers offer lab tests for DHEA, Testosterone, Human Growth Hormone, and IGF-1. Hormone levels need to be established before an appropriate therapy can be applied. Many patients see a drastic decrease in the normal levels of hormones while other patients are within range.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Anchorage, AK
For those who are in need of lab tests in the Anchorage, AK area, Health Testing Centers has several convenient locations. By visiting the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com, patients can choose to purchase their own lab tests before even seeing their physician. When the test has been purchased, a representative from Health Testing Centers will email the patient a requisition form. This will be done within the hour of the purchase. The patient may then choose a LabCorp testing center that is nearest to them and take the requisition form in to have the appropriate test performed. When the results are in, the patient will receive an email containing the results of his lab test. In the interest of patient confidentiality, this is done securely through HIPAA compliant secure email.
Essential Health Screening is a commonly used test that assists doctors in evaluating the overall health of a patient. Health Testing Centers offers this test at one low cost. This cost is comparable to that of the price of a single blood test performed at other testing facilities. If a patient would like to be screened for heavy metals, the Health Testing Centers will perform a chromium blood, cobalt blood, heavy metal profile (lead, mercury, cadmium, arsenic), and a titanium blood test. These results can be taken to the patient’s physician on the first day of his appointment. This way, the patient will be able obtain a diagnosis as soon as possible.
Health Testing Centers have developed a simple process for patients to schedule their own lab tests. The patient will visit the Health Testing Center website and choose a lab test that he is interested in having performed. When the purchase has been made, a nurse from the Health Testing Center will email the patient a requisition form so that he may take it to a LabCorp facility to have the test performed. Once the results are in, a nurse will email them to the patient. This will happen within 1 and 2 days in most cases. LabCorp does take appointments online.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.