What is wellness screening tests?

Health screening test are medical tests that doctors use to check for diseases and health conditions before there are any signs or symptoms. These tests are performed to identify if a person is at risk or have any condition or disease that you do not know about.

Early detection of diseases results in better management and treatment of the disease, which decreases the risk of complications and increases the chances of better health outcomes.

The basic male and female screening tests include

  • Nutrition and Well-being
  • Height, weight, and BMI
  • Blood pressure
  • Fasting glucose
  • Total fasting cholesterol
  • HIV
  • TSH
  • Urine dipstick

Early detection of disease results in better management and treatment of the disease.

FAQs on basic wellness screening package

It’s an accurate approach to determine whether your weight is balanced with your height. In fact, if your BMI is above or below the recommended range, knowing it might assist you and your doctor assess any potential health problems. Numerous chronic diseases, such as Type 2 Diabetes, can be brought on by being overweight.

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to complications including

  • Aneurism
  • Heart attack or stroke
  • Heart failure
  • Kidney problems
  • Eye problems
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Changes with memory and understanding
  • Dementia

Diabetes, coronary artery disease and thyroid abnormalities are three common diseases and are often diagnosed during routine screening. Monitoring your blood glucose once you have been diagnosed with Diabetes is important.

You may also be at risk for heart disease when your cholesterol levels are elevated. As patients with diabetes frequently have smaller and denser LDL particles than those without diabetes, elevated glucose levels may raise cholesterol levels. These tests are included in the basic package as it is used to monitor these chronic conditions.

Urine dipstick testing is inexpensive and gives your health care provider indications of urinary tract infection (UTI), renal illness, diabetes, or an injury to the urinary system. Before a definitive diagnosis may be determined, additional testing will be required if test results are abnormal.