Basic Health Screening
Health Testing Centers perform a Basic Health Screening, which will save many patients money, especially if they do not insurance. The Basic Health Screening starts off only 60 dollars compared to the lab price which is 120 dollars. This test will let patients know if another lab test is needed; or diagnosis is suggested.
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
The number one killer of men and women in the United States is heart disease. Heart disease can be genetic but it can also be prevented. Modern lifestyle changes will decrease a patient’s risk of heart disease; these include eating a healthy diet and plenty of cardio exercise. The faster a person can get to do these changes the longer they will most likely live. Health t=Testing Centers offer two different packages the first one being 149 dollars and the second one being 299 dollars. Getting tested regularly for heart disease will help save a patient’s life.
At Health Testing Centers a Prostate Specific Antigen or a PSA blood test can be performed. A test like this will cost a male patient a mere 50 dollars. A test like this will screen for prostate cancer and any noncancerous disorders. The patient can then determine if this test was important for them to take or not; the test should be performed annually whether the patient things he needs it or not.
Many people have thyroid problems and do not think about the symptoms giving them up to something else. Being tired, anxious, having weight loss or gain, an increased heart rate, and body temperature problems can be signs of either hypo or hyperthyroidism. If any of these signs are present a Thyroid Profile or Function Test should be done.
There are many types of blood tests for the liver. There is The Liver Function Test, ALT, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C blood tests. All of these tests can provide early detection of any liver problems. The most accurate results will be after fasting for any of these tests. Damage can be caused by alcohol and recreational drugs as well as prescription drugs.
Testing for cancers can be a scary thought. Health Testing Centers provide the opportunity to test for many different types of tumors. The different types of tumors can be detected. All the different types of cancers can be detected by their different markers. Detecting cancer from an early stage will help in the treatment. If a person is at all concerned that there is a possibility that they have cancer they need to be tested as soon as possible. This could help save there live.
As women get older menopause because a factor in that woman’s life. There are many different tests to help find out the hormone levels. There are also specific tests for menopause; these tests will tell the patient what specific stage the patient is in of menopause. Hormone tests let the doctor or physician know the hormone levels and then maybe there can be a replacement therapy.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Berkeley CA
Patients in Berkeley CA, ST may now order and purchase their own lab tests through Health Testing Centers by visiting their website, healthtestingcenters.com. When the patient chooses and purchases a test that he would like performed, the Health Testing Center will email him a requisition form. This form may be taken to one of several LabCorp facilities in the City, Berkeley CA area for the test to be performed. Once this has been done and the results are in, the Health Testing Center will email the test results directly to the patient. For security reasons, the Health Testing Center uses HIPAA compliant secure email. Results are normally emailed within 24-48 hours after testing.
Essential Health Screening is a panel of tests that a physician orders to determine a patient’s overall health. To assist patients in combating the rising cost of health care, Health Testing Centers offers this screening for the same price that other testing facilities charge for a single blood test. If a patient is concerned about his thyroid function, he may choose to purchase the thyroid panel. This panel of tests will include a parathyroid hormone (PTH), thyroid function test level I, thyroid function test level II, thyroid peroxidase antibodies (TPO), thyroid profile (T3, T4, and T7), and a triiodothyronine (T3) test. A conveniently located Berkeley CA area testing center will allow the patient to have the test performed, and have the results on hand when he goes in to see his physician. This way there will be no waiting for results after the patient sees the doctor.
Health Testing Centers have made the process of ordering blood work a stress free and simple experience. Their patients are invited to visit the Health Testing Centers website and view a list of available test panels that may be performed. Once the patient has purchased a test, he will receive a requisition form which he will take to the testing center to have the test performed. The results will be emailed directly to the patient within a short period of time.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.