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.
STD Testing Locations in Chicago, IL
Blood Testing Lab Locations in Chicago, IL
For those who reside in the Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL 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, Chicago, IL 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.