All test results are available immediately with your risks assessed by a doctor and a health plan written for you to help reduce any identified and modifiable health risks. Additional tests can be requested where further investigation is needed.
Test : Height /weight/ circumference, Body mass index, Body fat index
Why ? Body Mass Index or your (BMI) is a number calculated from your height and weight. BMI provides a indicator of your bodies fatness and is used to screen for patients whose BMI is less than 20 or over 25 which can help identify patients with potential health problems early What’s your BMI?
Test : Cholesterol level, Triglyceride level
Why : Cholesterol is a blood fat needed by the body in moderate amounts. However, high cholesterol levels can lead to atherosclerosis and coronary artery disease (CAD) and heart attacks and strokes. Triglycerides are common types of fats (lipids) to and are essential for good health when present in normal amounts. Abnormally high triglyceride levels are associated with a number of diseases and conditions, such as cirrhosis (a disease of the liver), under active thyroid gland(hypothyroidism), diabetes and pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas). What’s your level?
Test: Blood pressure
Why? : Blood pressure is the force of the blood against the artery walls. High blood pressure (hypertension) causes cardiovascular problems. As you can’t feel your blood pressure you can not tell if it is high or not so you need to have it measured. High blood pressure strains the arteries and can lead to heart and kidney problems as well as strokes.
What s your Blood pressure?
Test: Blood glucose.
Why? High blood sugar or Diabetes is one of the major risk factors for heart attacks, stroke and other cardiovascular-related diseases. It is estimated between half to one million people in the UK are undiagnosed for Diabetes. The majority of diabetic patients also have high blood pressure, which contributes to heart disease and other diabetic complications. People with diabetes can reduce their chances of cardiovascular disorders by being identified, exercising, eating right and not smoking.
What’s your blood glucose level ?
Test Urine analysis:
Why? Using a multi stick test on your urine can reveal a lot about your health , including potential urinary tract infections, liver and kidney disease, and diabetes. It’s a quick and easy test to perform.
Test: Spirometry and Peak flow.
Why? Breathing problems can be caused by many conditions, including asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and other lung diseases and heart disease. The term lung function is used to describe how effectively a set of lungs can perform. Several pulmonary function tests can determine a person's exact lung function (e.g., spirometry, peak flow). Smoking has a big impact on your lungs ability to function properly and can ultimately lead to you needing oxygen support.
Test : Blood Carbon monoxide level.
All smokers raise their blood carbon monoxide levels and this has an impact on your health. This is especially important if you are a female thinking of becoming pregnant as it affects the oxygen carrying capacity of the blood. You may not be a smoker but are around smokers [passive smoking risk]. We can measure your exposure and show you if it's abnormally high. The test is simple to perform; you only need to blow into a tube for 4 seconds.
Oh, and while we're on this subject, smoking and alcohol kinda go together so let's look at your Weekly alcohol unit intake as well.
All for £50, Couple £90
All test results are available immediately with your risks assessed by a doctor and a health plan written for you to help reduce any identified and modifiable health risks. Additional tests can be requested where further investigation is needed at additional cost.