Basic Health Screening
A doctor or physician will inform the patient if the Basic Health Screening needs to be completed. A Complete Blood Count will check the levels of hemoglobin, hematocrit, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This will check for different diseases such as anemia. The other test that examines the blood is the Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. Done during the Basic Health Screening; if anything is wrong another diagnosis for lab work would be recommended.
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
There are many advances in the world of heart disease. Heart disease can help to be prevented by doing regular diet and aerobic exercise. Even if a person does have some heart problems starting a new lifestyle will tremendously improve the heart. There are many different blood tests that can be done. These blood tests include Lipid Profile, C-Reactive Protein, NMR Lipoprofile, the VAP™ Cholesterol Test, and Homocysteine. Being regularly checked for heart disease will help to catch a problem if one arises fast.
Since prostate cancer is the number two leading most common cancer in men; a Prostate Specific Antigen blood test would be the way to go. Health Testing Centers will perform this test for men of the right age. The annual testing that starts for the prostate is at the age of 50, high risk men should get tested starting at the age of 40. The male patient will then determine if the levels are too high or too low for them.
Thyroid Function Tests are performed to determine the levels of the thyroid. Establishing the base line for the patient’s levels will help with the suitable treatment. There are multiple symptoms that could lead to a problem in the thyroid which would require testing to be done. Having these tests performed could help save a patient’s live.
Multiple tests are performed to determine if there is any serious damage to the liver. These tests can range from 40 dollars to 230 dollars through Health Testing Center. Damage to the liver can come from multiple things, the most common one being that of alcohol. Having the Liver Function Test done will help determine how serious the damage is and what type of treatment can be done.
Cancer Testing should be done with any person who is at risk for cancer or who has had anyone in their family has had a previous diagnosis with cancer. The blood tests to be done that will test for any of the cancer markers are Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and Alpha-Fetoprotein. These tests can detect certain markers in the blood that can indicate the type of cancer it could be. Having these tests done sooner rather than later will help with an early diagnosis if one is necessary.
Before starting any anti-aging therapies, it is very important to test DHEA and testosterone levels as well as HGH and IGF-1, to name a few. Women are the ones who get the anti-aging tests done more. This is because they want to know if they are close to menopause. Establishing a level of the hormones will help with the appropriate treatment.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in Fremont CA
For those who reside in the Fremont CA area, Health Testing Centers have several lab test locations that are set up for patient convenience. Through these testing centers, patients are able to visit the website, heathtestingcenters.com and decide on which test they would like to have performed. Once they have purchased the test, a representative from Health Testing Centers sends a requisition form via email directly to the patient. The patient may choose a LabCorp facility nearest them in the Fremont CA area to go have their test performed. After the patient has had their test and the results are in, a LabCorp staff member will email the results to the patient using HIPAA compliant email.
In the interest of the rising price of healthcare, Health Testing Centers will perform the Essential Health Screening for a cost that can be compared to that of what other testing facilities charge for one blood test. If a patient purchases a basic CBC & CMP, Health Testing Centers will perform basic health screening (CMP, CBC, and UA), complete blood count (CBC) with differential, essential health screening (CBC, CMP, UA, and LP), and metabolic panel (14) comprehensive. When tests such as these are performed, a patient can go to his doctor’s appointment prepared with his test results in hand. This way, there is no waiting for a proper diagnosis.
Health Testing Centers are set up to make the process of test ordering quick and easy for patients. When the patient chooses a test that he would like to be performed on him, he purchases it, and within the hour, a nurse will email him a requisition form. He will take that form to one of the LabCorp testing facilities in the City, Fremont CA area and have the appropriate test performed. When the results are in, a staff member will email them directly to the patient. Depending on which test was performed, this will normally take between 1 and 2 business days.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.