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 Pleasanton CA
Patients in Pleasanton CA 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, ST 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 Pleasanton 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.