Wellness - General Health | 18+ yrs

Essential Medical Tests Every Person Should Do

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Do you exercise at regular intervals? Are you following a healthy and nutritious diet? Turns out, it might not be enough to help ward off diseases.

Sometimes, one needs to undertake medical tests to find out certain diseases that cannot be detected by the naked eye. These tests will enable one to find a cure as well.

Go through this ClipBook to take a closer look at certain medical tests like blood pressure, liver, etc.

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Blood Sugar Tests

A blood sugar test is a procedure that measures the amount of sugar, or glucose, in your blood. Your doctor may order this test to help diagnose diabetes. And people with diabetes can use this test to manage their condition. Blood sugar tests...

Blood Pressure

You should have a blood pressure test performed at least once every two years to screen for high blood pressure as a risk factor for heart disease and stroke, starting at age 18. If you're age 40 or older or if you're age 18 to 39 with a high risk...

Liver Blood Tests

Liver blood tests can be used to assess liver functions or liver injury. An initial step in detecting liver damage is a simple blood test to determine the level of certain liver enzymes (proteins) in the blood. Other blood tests pertaining to the ...

Urinalysis Test

A urinalysis is simply an analysis of the urine. It is a very common test that can be performed in many healthcare settings. This test is performed by collecting a urine sample from the patient in a specimen cup. Usually, only small amounts (30-60...

Breast Cancer Screening?

As with any cancer screening program, careful consideration must be given to the risks of developing breast cancer as well as the benefits and harms of the screening intervention, along with the cost involved.

Cervical Cancer Test

Women should undergo a cervical cancer test every three years. Cervical cancer is so slow to develop that three years is plenty of time to catch it. ervical cancer is so slow to develop that three years is plenty of time to catch it.

Colonoscop

Colonoscopy may be done for a variety of reasons. The vast majority of colonoscopies are performed as part of screening programs for colon cancer. When done for other reasons, it is most often done to investigate the cause of blood in the stool, a...

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