Taking care of one’s own health is to be a duty towards oneself. The human body is a sophisticated machine and is full of various functions and complex processes so uniquely designed to keep one’s health in good shape at all times.
Providing the body with good food, a good amount of rest, frequent exercise and proper care is a responsibility that we need to abide by so as to keep up good health. Blood tests and routine checkups are a part and parcel of this mission.
Full body checkup is offered by many hospitals and laboratories where a patient can annually go through health checkups and ascertain their own health conditions. These checkups are often referred to as master health checkups and are very convenient and cost-effective for those who have no pre-existing health conditions.
Why do we need Full Body Checkups?
Full body checkups are very useful for those who need to keep an eye on their health but do not have any pre-existing conditions. Most people in their 30’s and 40’s are the right candidates for this kind of full body checkup. They may only need to be aware of their existing health conditions and be aware of any new symptoms that may creep up.
Those who already have problems such as high blood sugar, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, etc can take a full body checkup from time to time to check whether the medications that they are on are keeping them well and if there is a need to alter any medication based on the test results.
These checkups can also help in making a note of any new symptoms of disorders in the body and can be immediately looked up by the doctor that the patient is already consulting with. In this regard, taking a full body check-up is extremely useful and helps in maintaining good health and observing any changes in the body.
Also, this method of taking full body check-ups helps in controlling the cost associated with every single test. Full body checkups usually combine a bunch of tests together so that the patient can choose the ones that apply to them and take them in one shot without having to do many tests at different points of time.
This method saves a lot of time, money, and effort on the part of the patient and helps in providing a cumulative record of the patient’s health at the end of the checkup.
Types of Full Body Checkups
1. Full Body Tests – Aarogyam 1.2
This test is the most basic package and consists of 83 tests which include Diabetes tests, Lipids tests, Thyroid tests, Cardiac risk measures, Kidney and Liver functionality tests, Hemogram, Iron deficiency, and Toxic elements tests.
2. Aarogyam 1.3
This test consists of 90 tests and includes all the tests in the 1.2 package and also includes Vit D tests, Copper, Zinc, Homocysteine, Vit B12, and Testosterone tests.
3. Aarogyam 1.7
This test consists of 102 tests that have all the tests in the previous 2 packages along with Arthritis profile, Pancreatic tests, Folate, Electrolytes, and Vitamin Profile.
4. Aarogyam X
This package includes 129 tests and has all the tests in the packages before along with 10 tests for Urinogram.
5. Aarogyam XL
This package includes 139 tests and has all the tests in the packages before along with 10 tests for Steroids.