Depending on our age, lifestyle factors and family history we all need different tests.
Men of all age must do some important blood tests to see if they are healthy or not, but Men after 40 they must do for sure The top most important blood tests as it is really necessary. That’s why I went today to the Medical Laboratory to test my self.
We should all visit our health care provider often, even if we feel healthy. Blood tests have a lot of health benefits and not only because are helping us to avoid problems in the future, but also because can lead us to a better quality of life and wellbeing. So here are the best Lab tests to make.
The Top most Important Blood Tests for Men:
Here are the most important blood tests for dabetes: The Random blood sugar test, the A1C test that is one of the most common and the fasting plasma glucose test (FPG) and is the best way to diagnosing diabetes.
Sexually Transmitted Infections (STD TEST):
Even if you have a long time relationship, it’s always a good idea to get tested for STD.
High cholesterol usually has no symptoms and Cholesterol test is used to predict an individual’s risk of developing heart disease! A cholesterol test is called a lipid profile and is measure the good (high-density lipoprotein cholesterol – HDL-C) the bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein cholesterol – LDL-C) and triglycerides in your blood.
Vitamin D Test:
Vitamin D is not a real vitamin, It’s mostly a steroid hormone that you can obtain through sun exposure. Its for sure one of the most important for the immune function and cancer prevention. The Vitamin D blood test is called a 25(OH)D blood test.
TSH blood test can check if you have any thyroid gland problems. A lower TSH level could mean that your thyroid it’s overactive (hyperthyroidism) and a higher level of TSH could mean that your thyroid is underactive (hypothyroidism).
Dehydroepiandrosterone is a hormone that produced by the adrenal glands, is a precursor to the testosterone, estrogen and sex hormones.
Prostate-Specific Antigen Test:
Healthy men have low amounts of PSA in the blood, so Prostate-specific antigen test measures the amount of PSA in the blood. As a result the test can found if there is inflammation of the prostate gland or prostate cancer.
Iron is an essential trace element and iron test is very important. Serum Iron test is used to evaluate body iron stores or the iron level in blood serum.
Many guys eat a lot of meat and if you are after 40 is always a good idea to check your uric acid levels. A serum uric acid test can measure how much uric acid is present in your blood.