Basic Health Screening
A Basic Health Screening will test for a Complete Blood Count, Comprehensive Metabolic Panel, and the Urinalysis Test. All of these blood tests are the start or beginning point of whether or not additional lab work or diagnosis will be recommended. These tests are most commonly prescribed by a doctor or a physician.
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
Changing a patient’s diet and aerobic exercise will help a patient treat the heart disease. Health Testing Centers will perform many tests to help know the heart and cholesterol levels. Hundreds of thousands of people will die this year from a heart attack. Regular heart testing will help a patient control their heart levels.
A high level of protein in the prostate gland could indicate that there is prostate cancer or something noncancerous such as an enlarged prostate or prostatitis. The Prostate Specific Antigen blood test will screen the blood for those diseases. The debate over the importance of the PSA test being done every year has not been friendly. At Health Testing Centers, they belief that if the patient is informed of their own PSA test levels they will decide how often to take the PSA blood screening test.
The thyroid helps control how much energy needs to be used for that activity, when something goes wrong with the protein it can produce too much or too little. Symptoms of an over active or under active thyroid are that the patient will feel tired or weak, be too hot or too cold, lose a lot of weight or gain a lot of weight, be anxious, and have an increased heart rate. If a patient has any of those symptoms a Thyroid Function Test needs to be performed so they can get put on the appropriate treatment.
The liver can be tested through many different tests. There is the Liver Function Test, ATL, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C blood tests. These tests help to determine if the liver is seriously damaged. The liver can become damaged from coming in contact with a person who has hepatitis, drinks copious amounts of alcohol, or does any type of drugs. Remember to fast before having any liver blood tests done as to ensure the most accurate results.
There are multiple types of cancers out there and being screened for them early will make everything better. Screenings early can be better because then the cancer cells or tumor markers can be found, this can then lead to treatment of the cancers. The treatment for cancers can help to put them in remission or even cure them. Genetic factors are one of the leading causes to getting cancer, the next know causes are smoking, chemical agents, radiation, and then there are unknown causes to cancer still out there. Cancer screening tests are available through Health Testing Centers. The tests that would be performed are 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.
A patient who knows their hormone levels will be able to help choose the appropriate therapy for them. Some patients will see a very drastic decrease in the normal levels while the other patients stay in range. Aging is now considered a disease and has medicine to treat the aging process. At Health Testing Centers offers DHEA, Testosterone, Human Growth Hormone, and IGF-1.
STD Testing Locations in Colorado Springs, CO
Blood Testing Lab Locations in Colorado Springs, CO
Health Testing Centers have several locations in the Colorado Springs, CO area that are set up for patient convenience. When the patient visits healthtestcenters.com, he may choose to purchase any of the available blood tests. When he makes his choice, he will be emailed a requisition form to be taken with him to a LabCorp location in the Colorado Springs, CO area. When the results are in, they will be emailed to the patient within 24-48 hours. HIPAA compliant secure email is used for safety and privacy.
For the same low price charged by other testing centers for a single blood test, Health Testing Centers offers its Essential Health screening. This is a panel of tests that would normally be ordered by a doctor. If the patient is interested in a cholesterol and heart health screening, the testing center will perform a BNP, coenzyme Q 10 total, C-reactive protein, heart health screening levels I and II, homocysteine, lipid profile, NMR lipid profile, and statin check-up. This panel of tests can be brought to your doctor so he can evaluate your heart health. The convenient locations of the Colorado Springs, CO testing centers will allow for the patient to have tests in hand on his first visit to the doctor which will not only save time, but money as well.
The blood work ordering process is simple. The patient can visit the easily navigated website and choose a test panel to be performed. After he has purchased the test, a requisition form will be emailed to him usually within one hour. He will then make an appointment with one of the several LabCorp facilities in the Colorado Springs, CO area online. In an effort to save the patient time, it is the Health Testing Centers’ goal to be able to schedule the appointment for the same day in which it was requested. After the appointment has been scheduled, the patient will then take their requisition form in to the testing center and have the appropriate test performed. Depending on the test that was performed, the results are typically emailed to the patient within 1 to 2 days.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.