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 Fairfax, VA
With locations all throughout Fairfax, VA, Health Testing Centers have set up a convenient scheduling system for its patients. By visiting the Health Testing Centers website, healthtestingcenters.com, patients are able to purchase their own lab tests. This can be done before the patient has seen a physician. When the purchase has been made, a nurse from the testing facility will email a requisition form directly to the patient. The patient will then have the option of making an appointment with one of seveal LabCorp testing centers in the City, Fairfax, VA area. He will take the requisition form to the testing center, and proceed to have his test performed. When the results are in, a LabCorp nurse or staff member will use HIPAA compliant secure email to send them to the patient.
In the interest of saving the patient money, Health Testing Centers has lower prices than other testing facilities. They offer the commonly used test, Essential Health Screening for a cost that is similar to the price of a single blood test performed at other testing centers. Doctors frequently use this screening as a guide in determining the overall health of a patient. If a patient is interested in purchasing a prostate screening, Health Testing Centers thoroughly performs this test by using prostate check (PSA, PAP), and prostate specific antigen (PSA) test. The patient may then go to his doctor’s appointment prepared with test results in hand, saving time, and therefore speeding up the diagnosis.
The ordering process for blood work is made easy by Health Testing Centers. Patients may go to the Health Testing Centers website and purchase a test, receive a requisition form, and take it with them to a City, Fairfax, VA LabCorp facility that is near them. LabCorp facilities allow its patients to schedule appointments online. Most often, the appointment can be scheduled for the same day. After the test has been performed, the results should be emailed to them within a day or two. This will depend on which test was performed. The patient will be able take these results to his physician for evaluation.
For general information about blood testing you can visit Lab Tests Online or WebMd.