Basic Health Screening
Basic Health Screening is one of the most recommended tests to ensure that a patient is in good health. Two of the main tests are the Complete Blood Count and The Comprehensive Metabolic Panel. Both tests check the basics of a person’s health; their blood levels and cholesterol levels. Getting these tests done will help a patient know if there is anything wrong with their health.
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 factors that can put a patient’s heart at risk. Some of these risks are a family history, being diagnosed with diabetes, high blood pressure, and smoking. Knowing your chances for a heart attack will help you detect signs of one; only 27 percent of people know the symptoms of a heart attack. Health Testing Centers offers a variety of blood tests that can be performed for a very reasonable price. In order to stay healthy getting a regular heart test done could save a life.
There are many people who belief that getting a prostate checked is a waste of money and time. It is the belief of Health Testing Centers that a patient should make their own decision if this test is right for them. A Prostate Specific Antigen blood test is a test that will check the levels of protein produced in the prostate gland. Those levels will indicate if there is prostate cancer or non-cancerous cells.
When there is an over production of the thyroid protein a person will have hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid protein in not produced enough. A Thyroid Profile or the Thyroid Function Test will help the patient know the levels of their thyroid. Determining the right type of treatment will let the patient know what actions need to be taken in order to get healthy.
A damaged or diseased liver is caused by multiple things. These can be recreational drugs, heavy alcohol intake, prescription drugs, overweight, elevated cholesterol levels or exposure to any of the Hepatitis’s. The ALT Blood test can help to determine what the level of damage to the liver is. Along with the Hepatitis A, B, and C blood tests.
The good thing about being tested for different types of cancers is that most of them can be treated and some of them can even be cured. There are numerous tests that can be taken that will test for many various tumor markers. There is the CEA, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and the AFP blood tests. These different types of blood tests will screen the blood to look for a particular type of cancer, whatever the test that you are taking. For 500 dollars at the Health Testing Centers, all of those tests can be done for both the male and the female.
Some of the symptoms of menopause will be very uncomfortable for the patient. These may also be treated by hormone replacement therapy. Hormone Testing is not just to have tested it is an agent to fight aging. Being diagnosed with the correct treatment will help a patient with their hormonal levels. Some may experience a dramatic change others will stay within the normal range.
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Blood Testing Lab Locations in San Jose CA
Health Testing Centers in the San Jose CA 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 San Jose CA 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.