Basic Health Screening
In order for a patient to know if they are in good standing health they will get a Basic Health Screening test done. This test lets them know what kind of action would need to be taken in order for them to continue to stay healthy or for them to get healthy. These tests let a patient know if they have anemia or any other type of diagnosis.
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
Only about 27 percent of people know the symptoms of a heart attack. Patients need to be informed of their heart levels. The tests that will inform a patient of their heart levels are Lipid Profile, C - reactive protein, NMR Lipoprofile, the VAP Cholesterol Test, and Homocysteine blood tests. Getting regular heart blood tests will help a patient know what treatment needs to be completed.
Men who are at high risk for prostate cancer have had their brothers or fathers, should get the Prostate Specific Antigen blood test starting at the age of 40 years old. This test will tell the male patient if more than one test is needed per year. This blood test tells the levels of protein in the prostate gland. Being informed could help save a person from the fate of these diseases.
There is plenty of ways to treat a thyroid condition; whether it is hyper or hypothyroidism. The Thyroid Function Test will give the patient a starting point as how to treat their own thyroid condition. Knowing the symptoms of both the hyper and hypothyroidism will give the patient the idea of when to go into the doctor or when to call Health Testing Centers to get their tests done.
The liver makes bile which is an important part of digestion. There can be a lot of damage done to the liver by drinking a lot of alcohol, or taking prescription drugs, also if a person comes in contact with any of the hepatitis’s they could put their liver at risk for serious damage. Having the Liver Function Test will give an idea of how much damage is done to the liver.
CEA or Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9 or CA 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29 or CA 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125 or CA-125, and AFP or Alpha-Fetoprotein blood tests help test a patient’s blood for cancer. These tests are performed at Health Testing Centers for various amounts of money. A person, who is thinks that they are at risk of cancer, because a family member has had cancer, needs to get checked as soon as possible. Getting checked early can help in the discovery of any type of cancer cells. This will help in the treatment of the cancer. Most of the cancers now can be cured or put into remission.
Woman will have many symptoms of menopause and might not know it. Though there are some symptoms that can be physically uncomfortable. Having lab testing done will let a patient know the levels of their hormones. Some patients will experience a rapid decrease in the hormone levels while others will stay within the range. Anti-aging testing is available just remember to consult a doctor after you get the results back. The doctor will interpret the results for you.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Ashland, OH
Health Testing Centers in the Ashland, OH area have several locations that are specifically set up for patient convenience. With this testing center, a patient has the option of purchasing his own lab tests. If the patient visits the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com, he will be given a list of available lab tests that can be performed. He may choose and purchase a test to be performed on him. When he has purchased the test of his choosing, a Health Testing Centers staff member will email the patient a requisition form. This will happen within one hour of the purchase. The patient may then choose a LabCorp testing center in the Ashland, OH area and take the requisition form in to have his test performed. When the results are in, a nurse will email them to the patient. This will be done with patient privacy in mind by using HIPAA compliant secure email.
Essential Health Screening is a commonly performed lab test that doctors use to evaluate the overall health of a patient. With patient cost in mind, Health Testing Centers performs this test for a price that is comparable to that of the cost of a single blood test performed by other testing facilities. If a patient would like to have a thyroid screening, Health Testing Centers will perform a parathyroid hormone (PTH), thyroid function test level 1, thyroid function test level 2, thyroid peroxidase antibodies, thyroid profile (T3, T4, T7), and triiodothyronine (T3) test. These tests results can be in the hands of the patient within 24-48 hours after testing. That way, when the patient goes in to see his physician, he will already have the test results, thus saving him valuable time.
The process of ordering blood work had been made quite simple through Health Testing Centers. The patient purchases the test he would like, he is emailed a requisition form, he takes that to a LabCorp near him to have the test performed, and usually within one or two days, he has the results to take in to his physician’s office.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.