Master Health Check-up (Rs. 2600/-)
What is a Master Health Check-up?
A comprehensive health check to ascertain the overall health & wellness of an individual. Evaluating the vital health parameters, the master health check-up gives you a 360-degree view of your present health condition. Identifying any long or short-term health complications, the master health check-up allows your physician to help you make necessary changes in your diet or lifestyle to prevent future health problems.
Who is advised to undergo a Master Health Check-up?
A master health check is advised for adults of all age groups at least once in a year. This keeps you well informed of any short or long-term health issues and allows for preventive care before any health condition can become serious and threatening.
Preparing for the Master Health Check-up
For a master health check-up you will be required to give a sample of blood and urine. The blood samples must be provided on an empty stomach. The blood sample will be used for CBP, Lipid Profile, ESR, LFT and other tests included in the package. For CUE and Creatinine tests you will provide a urine sample.
For the abdominal ultrasound, you must avoid eating the night prior to the test and leave any jewellery at home. The package also includes a chest x-ray and an ECG – for the ECG it is best to avoid usage of moisturisers or sunscreen on the body and jewellery must be removed. For the x-ray similar protocols as above must be followed.
Typically, a master health check-up can be concluded in one half of the day.
What tests are carried out, as part of the Master Health Check-up?
the following tests are done as a part of this health check-up
Complete Blood Picture
Complete blood picture measures the count of WBCs, RBCs and platelets in the blood and indicates any deficiencies. This test helps ascertain the overall health profile of an individual.
Lipid profile ascertains the total levels of cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides in the blood streams to assess the cardiac health of an individual.
The erythrocyte sedimentation rate test is used to determine inflammation associated with conditions such as infections, cancers, and autoimmune diseases in the body.
Liver Function Test
Liver function tests are employed to understand the working of the liver and include prothrombin time (PT/INR), aPTT, albumin, bilirubin (direct and indirect), and others.
A complete urine examination evaluates a sample of the urine to determine disorders such as urinary tract infection, kidney diseases and diabetes related complications.
A thyroid stimulating hormone test determines the levels of the hormone in the body. Excessive or deficient secretion are both detrimental to the health and this tests helps ascertain the same.
A fasting glucose test determines the sugar levels in the blood stream following an eight-hour fasting period. This is typically conducted early in the morning hours prior to breakfast.
A HBA1C test is also known as haemoglobin A1c or glycated haemoglobin test. It gives an indication of the sugar levels in the body and is an important determinant of diabetes control.
Blood Urea Nitrogen
The blood urea nitrogen test determines the functioning of the kidneys. Blood urea nitrogen is a waste product generated by the body and its level indicate the abnormalities in the kidneys, if any.
A creatinine blood test determines creatinine levels in the body which in turn indicates disorders of the kidneys, if any. High levels of creatinine in the body is an indicator of impaired kidney function.
An electrocardiogram (ECG) measures the electrical activity of the heart. This is an indicator of the normal condition of the heart or of the possible disorders in the heart rhythm.
A chest x-ray is taken to ascertain the condition of the lungs and heart. It detects abnormalities or diseases in the heart, lungs, airways, blood vessels and the bones of the spine and chest cavity.
USG, Whole Abdomen
An ultrasound of the abdominal region is taken to determine the functioning and abnormalities, if any of the abdomen. This cover various organs like – stomach, intestines, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas and liver.