Anyone for a check up?

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Anyone for a check up?

Most of us know we should have an annual health check up, but do we actually do it? And do we understand the tests and examinations we are having done? (and yes there is a difference between a test and an examination!). Most of us will answer “no” to at least one of those questions. Regular checkups are a valuable tool in maintaining good health. Taking proper care of your health at the right time can prevent a lot of problems in the future. The main aim of a check up is to detect illness occurring in the first place. In adults up to 40 years, a check up every 2 years is appropriate. Adults over 40 should have a check up every year. Health checks should not be reserved for when you are feeling unwell – they are a great way of ensuring your general health is maintained.

To prepare for your health check up get a good night’s sleep the night before and stop all food and drink for at least 8 hours before your tests as the levels in your blood can give an inaccurate result in your blood sugar and blood cholesterol test results. It is recommended to have your tests done between 8:00 am and 9:00 am in the morning after a good night’s rest.

A choice of breakfast along with tea or coffee is also included in your check up program once your blood samples have been taken. The whole process from start to finish including results and doctor’s consultation normally takes from three to four hours to complete.

Phyathai Sriracha Hospital has the following health check up promotion on offer from 1st August 2014 – 5th September 2014 for the special price of only 3,890 baht!

  • Physical examination

  • Vital signs

  • BMI (body mass index)

  • Chest x – ray

  • Eye testing

  • Electrocardiogram

  • Ultrasound of the whole abdomen

  • Urine examination

  • Complete blood count

  • Fasting blood sugar (diabetes)

  • Cholesterol

  • Triglyceride

  • Low density lipoprotein

  • High density lipoprotein

  • Kidney function test

  • Liver function test

  • Uric acid (gout)

  • Doctor’s summary


 

The above health check up is easy and convenient to take, just arrive in the morning at Phyathai Sriracha’s Health & Wellness Center on the hospital’s third floor and if it’s your first time to the hospital bring your passport for hospital registration. Next have your tests and examinations done then receive your results on the same day, sometimes even within a few hours! Apart from the obvious benefits to your health and your quality of life by having a regular check up you also have an up to date record to take home to your own country or here in Thailand if you need to visit a doctor or medical facility.


 

For more information on health check ups and to make an appointment then please contact telephone number: 089 7500293 or Email: [email protected] www.phyathai-sriracha.com