Basic Health Screening
A Comprehensive Metabolic Panel tests many different items; these include the current status of a patient’s kidney, liver, electrolytes along with blood sugar, blood proteins, and total cholesterol. Having low levels or high levels of any of the above statuses will ensure that further work will be recommended. The Basic Health Screening will also include a Complete Blood Count to ensure the patient is healthy.
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
Great advances have been made in understanding the field of heart disease. Many tests can be completed to inform a patient of their heart levels. Men are at a high risk for heart disease than women until the women gets older. Having regular heart blood tests will inform the patients of the type of treatment that they need to get healthy or stay healthy.
There is a long list of prostate cancer survivors and urologists who believe that the Prostate Specific Antigen blood test should be completed every year after the age of 50. The National Cancer Institute says that 63 percent of men over the age of 65 have had prostate cancer. The Prostate Specific Antigen or PSA will detect if there is a high level of protein in the male patient’s prostate gland. If the disease is detected early on the fate of this disease would be saved.
Patients need to have the thyroid tested so they know the levels of their hormones. The Thyroid Function Test or Thyroid Profile will determine which type of treatment would be needed for either hyper or hypothyroidism. Many symptoms are tossed aside for a different diagnosis. These could be pregnancy, eating too much or too little, even lack of exercise. If everything is confirmed as not the cause then maybe it is time for another test. The Thyroid Function Test.
The Liver Function Test will determine the extent of damage to the liver. The liver is a very important organ in the human body. The liver produces bile which helps with digestion. The liver also makes proteins, removes toxins, and stores energy from the food that has been eaten. These tests can also be ordered to test for viral infections such as hepatitis or mononucleosis.
The National Cancer Society let the number of deceased people in 2007, 7.6 million people died from cancer related illnesses. Some causes of cancer are still unknown but there are some that are known, such as radiation, smoking, hereditary, and chemical agents. Health Testing Centers are able to do many types of blood tests that will discover the cancer cells during the lab work. The different tests that a patient can very on the cancer cells they want to find. Carcinoembryonic Antigen, Cancer Antigen 19-9, Cancer Antigen 27.29, Cancer Antigen 125, and Alpha-Fetoprotein are the Cancer Screenings that can be done.
Hormone Testing can help put a woman’s mind at ease if they know that the symptoms they have are attributed to menopause and not to a disease or an illness. Many symptoms can be very alarming when they are first happening to a woman. Knowing what her hormone levels are will give her the proper treatment for hormone replacement therapy or she can let it happen naturally. Anti-aging testing of a patient’s hormones will ensure that the levels are either normal or abnormal.
STD Testing Locations in Charlotte, NC
Blood Testing Lab Locations in Charlotte, NC
Health Testing Centers have several lab testing locations in Charlotte, NC. Patients may order their own tests through the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingccenters.com. The testing center will email a requisition form directly to the patient which will in turn, take the form to a conveniently located LabCorp facility. Once a nurse from LabCorp draws blood and performs the test, within 24-48 hours, the results are then safely and confidentially emailed to the patient using HIPAA compliant secure email.
Essential Health Screening is offered by Health Testing Centers with an affordable price that other testing centers usually charge for a single blood test. For those in City, Charlotte, NC, you have the option of choosing to have your test performed in one of the Health Testing Centers. For instance, if you need a lipid profile performed, the Essential Health Screening option would provide a urinalysis, blood count with differential, comprehensive metabolic panel, as well as a lipid profile. All of these tests are part of a routine physical that would be performed by your physician. Once he has seen the results of this Essential Health Screening, the physician will be able to determine if additional testing is needed. The convenience of the City, Charlotte, NC Health Testing Centers locations allow the patient to have health screening results in hand when he goes to his physician for a complete physical, thus saving valuable time and money.
For the patient’s convenience, there is an easy to follow process for the patient to order his own blood work. Simply visit the Health Testing Centers website and choose which test you would like to have performed. When the order has been placed, a requisition form will be emailed to the patient. This is done in a timely manner; usually within one hour. The patient will then make an appointment with the LabCorp location nearest them and go in with the requisition form in hand. (Usually, same day service can be provided). In most cases, test results are emailed to the patient within 1 and 2 days.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.