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Why Health Screening is Important

Health Screening is used to detect potential diseases in an individual. Many diseases simply don't have any symptoms. The main goal of health screening and home tests is the early detection of the disease in order to reduce the possible risk and to treat the disease most effectively.

​Some diseases can be prevented by simple lifestyle changes. Other disease cannot be prevented, but their overall impact on your lifestyle can be greatly reduced. Early detection is key.

What are Common Health and Screening Tests?

Colonoscopy:

This test is to uncover hidden problems in the colon. If you're age 50 or older, it is wise to start taking annual colon-related testing.

Cholesterol:

Cholesterol is identified as LDL or "bad cholesterol" and HDL or "good cholesterol". Heart disease may be reduced by lowering cholesterol. This is achieve through following a healthy diet and healthy lifestyle. 

Diabetes:

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA) suggest adults at 45 ages or older should get annual tests for diabetes.

​Gluten and Celiac:

​Gluten is a protein in wheat, rye and barley. In addition to being found naturally in certain foods, it can also be found in toothpaste, lipstick and even medications.

For some people, eating products contain the gluten protein can produce digestive issues in the small intestine, but in addition it may cause the body from absorbing important nutrients.

​Inflammation:

​​Chronic inflammation may eventually cause damage to cells, tissues and even organs. This may also damage DNA and cause internal scaring. Reducing inflammation levels in your joints and remainder of your body is vital to enjoying a healthy lifestyle.