Ever since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020, there’s been an increased focus on health and wellness which doesn’t appear to be changing anytime soon. As medical professionals who live, breathe and preach the importance of this every day, we couldn’t be happier.
By now, if you pay attention to the news at all, you should understand WHY health and wellness are so important but, do you really know how healthy you are? What grade would your overall health report card receive?
Your health shouldn’t be a guessing game. It should be scientific. And it can be. It’s not until you have real data and a medical professional to interpret it that you will truly know how healthy you are.
Luckily there are a variety of diagnostic testing that can give you all the health and wellness information you could ever want. This information can also identify potential health issues you may not even know you were at risk for.
So, like any sort of test, you may be nervous about your “score,” but you owe it to yourself and loved ones to get an overall picture of your health. And we offer a variety of diagnostic tests that give you factual, scientific data about your health.
Our Diagnostic Services include:
The best way to identify any potential health issues is with a panel of blood tests that looks specifically at all the levels that determine not only health, but also the quality of life. It is not just any blood test, such as the one you might get with a routine physical examination.
If only it were as easy as one comprehensive blood test. There are actually 10 important blood tests that look for a variety of different health related issues.
We’ll focus on the 4 used most frequently:
Complete Blood Count
Checks for levels of 10 different components of every major cell in your blood: white blood cells, red blood cells, and platelets.
Abnormal levels of these components may indicate:
- Nutritional deficiencies, such as vitamin B-6 or B-12
- Iron deficiency
- Bone marrow issues
- Tissue inflammation
- Signs of infection
- Heart conditions
Basic Metabolic Panel
Checks for levels of certain compounds in the blood, such as:
- Carbon Dioxide
- Blood Urea Nitrogen (BUN)
Abnormal results may indicate kidney disease, diabetes, or hormone imbalances. Additional testing will be performed by our medical professionals to diagnose any of these conditions.
Checks levels of two types of cholesterol:
- High-density lipoprotein (HDL), or “good” cholesterol
- Low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol
HDL is “good” because it removes harmful substances from your blood and helps the liver break them down into waste. LDL is “bad” because it can cause plaque to develop in your arteries, increasing your risk of heart disease.
Your thyroid, a tiny gland in your neck, helps regulate bodily functions like your mood, energy level and overall metabolism. This test checks to see how well your thyroid is producing and reacting to certain hormones, such as:
- Triiodothyronine (T3). Along with T4, this regulates your heart rate and body temperature.
- T3 resin uptake (RU). This measures how well a hormone called thyroxin-binding globulin is binding.
- Thyroxine (T4). Along with T3, this regulates your metabolism and how you grow.
- Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). This helps regulate the levels of hormones your thyroid releases.
Abnormal levels of these hormones can indicate numerous conditions, such as low protein levels, thyroid growth disorders, and abnormal levels of testosterone or estrogen.
A non-invasive, quick procedure that measures the electrical signals in your heart to determine whether you have certain forms of heart disease.
Full Body Composition Analysis
In less than a minute, our Fit-3D ProScanner creates a 360-degree 3D scan of your body, resulting in more than 100 different measurements.
The most insightful measurements tend to be:
- 3-D body scan more insightful than any x-ray
- Body fat percentage by specific body parts
- Lean muscle mass by specific body parts
- Posture analysis (could explain tension, soreness and pain in your neck and back
The best part about this self-administered “test” is that you’re able to create your own profile, have your results emailed to you. Our Medical Professionals can go over the results with you and identify any areas you may need to improve. As you to start to implement lifestyle changes, you are able get on the Fit 3D as often as you want (for a fee) to track your improvement.
Receiving and acting on your results
Congratulations, you’ve taken the first step and gone through your diagnostic testing. The next step is receiving your results and reviewing them with one of our medical professionals to identify any concerning areas, whether it’s weight management, a hormone imbalance, thyroid issue or potential heart condition. Luckily, we have the expertise, knowledge and resource to help make you the healthiest version of yourself. But, we can’t do it alone, it’s crucial that we have your commitment as well. In the grand scheme of life, there’s really nothing more important than doing everything you can to have the best quality of life possible.
Additional diagnostic testing offered
While these are the main proactive diagnostic tests we run, we offer many additional diagnostic and testing services , if specific health conditions are suspected or already known.
Ready to get started on creating your own health report card? Call 817-904-3886 to schedule a complimentary consultation today.