How To Make Preparations For a Lifeline Screenings

Lifeline Screening takes care of the important screening and testing that you would ordinarily receive at a hospital or a medical testing facility. The reason for such a service is that many people never bother getting to their doctor for checkups until they have symptoms that are pretty bad.

We seem to think that just because there are no symptoms, everything is fine. Most of our life-threatening conditions start out with little to no symptoms at all. Sometimes it is too late to do much about condition that Lifeline Screening could have been discovered early and much could have been done.

The screenings that Lifeline Screening provides are designed to pinpoint possible problems so that you can get to a doctor for treatment if that is indicated. There have been many people who have discovered chronic difficult conditions that they did not even know existed in their bodies.

The screenings are designed to show specific traits that can indicate situations where a person should seek the advice of their doctor. For example ultrasound testing can literally see inside of the human body and can screen for many potentially hazardous conditions. The ultrasound can actually “see” into arteries to watch blood flow, detecting potential blockage. The limited electrocardiograph can detect an irregular heartbeat with can create blood clots causing a stroke. The finger-stick blood test needs only a few drops of blood to create a full lipid blood panel. This tests for cholesterol levels, glucose levels for diabetes, and liver enzyme levels testing or liver disease.

Preparation for the Lifeline screening is important so that the best possible results can be achieved. If you are having a blood test you might be asked to do a 12 hour fast prior to the test. Wear loose-fitting clothing so you will be comfortable during the screenings. You will not be asked to disrobe, but you might be asked to lift your top garment in order to do the ultrasound test for example to learn more about us: click here.

When you arrive you will be asked to complete paperwork about the basics such as your name, address, zip code, phone, and your doctor’s name. The screenings usually take no longer than an hour and you will receive a full report of the results once you are done.