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Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

  In honor of the month of October being dedicated to Breast Cancer awareness and Women’s Health, in general, we thought we’d put the spotlight on one of HealthCheckUSA’s most comprehensive and cost-effective lab tests for women: the Women’s Basic Profile (conveniently on sale this month for 10% off!). What does it include? The better [...]

October 22, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Cholesterol Screens, Diabetes, Health Screens, Healthcare, Heart Disease, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Thyroid Screens, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Featured Test: the Women’s Basic Profile

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Why is a Vitamin D test important? With temperatures starting to drop, you may find yourself outdoors less, and did you know the most efficient way our body synthesizes Vitamin D is done using sunlight? While fortified milk, cereal and certain types of fish can provide limited amounts of Vitamin D in the diet, the [...]

October 1, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Bone health, Cholesterol Screens, Exercise, Health Screens, Heart Health & Cholesterol, Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Nutrition, Tests to detect and manage diabetes, Vitamin D Deficiency, Vitamins & Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Wellness Wednesday, Women's Health Comments Off on Vitamin D. What’s your status?

Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer While testicular cancer can develop in males of any age (including infants), almost half of all victims are between the ages of 20 and 34 Testicular cancer is rare. Your chances of getting it are about 1 in 270. Only 1 in 5,000 men die as a result of testicular [...]

June 20, 2014 Ashley Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Testicular, Testosterone Comments Off on Fast Facts about Testicular Cancer

Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

When people hear the word “hormones” they immediately think of women’s issues, but men are affected by hormones as well. Hormones are essential chemicals that influence every system and process in your body. Too much or too little can have a huge effect on how you feel and what happens inside your body. Hormones are [...]

April 15, 2014 Ashley Hormone Tests, Men's Health, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on Hormonal Imbalance and the Influence on Your Body

Should You Get Tested?

Should You Get Tested?

Testosterone Free and Total Hormone Blood Test The testosterone (free and total) hormone test is a simple blood test that measures both the free (not bound) level of testosterone in the bloodstream, as well as total testosterone in your system. Who should be tested? You should strongly consider testing if you are a man struggling [...]

March 3, 2014 Ashley Blood Testing, Hormone Tests, Testosterone Comments Off on Should You Get Tested?