Arthritis profile B includes 7 profiles with 73 test parameters. It is a preventive health checkup package offered by AreYouHealthy. The market rate of this profile is Rs 3800, but AreYouHealthy offers it at Rs 2959 only. 10-12 hours of fasting is compulsory before you go for this test. Only water is permitted while fasting. Do not eat anything. It may cause a false test result.
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List of profiles included in Arthritis Profile B:
1. Liver profile.
2. Cholesterol profile.
3. Kidney profile.
4. Iron deficiency profile.
5. Thyroid profile.
6. Diabetic screen.
7. Serum electrolytes.
1. LIVER PROFILE:
It includes 11 test parameters. It is performed to measure the amount of liver enzymes, proteins, bilirubin in the blood.
Liver profile test is ordered in the following conditions:
1. Check liver damage due to hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
2. If a person is an alcoholic.
3. If a person has a gallbladder disease.
4. If a person experiences the symptoms of liver disease.
5. To know the side effects of certain medications.
6. If a person has diabetes, anaemia, high blood pressure, high triglycerides.
Symptoms of liver problems:
1. Dark urine.
2. No desire to eat.
3. Weakness, tiredness.
4. Swelling in the belly.
2. CHOLESTEROL PROFILE:
It has 8 test parameters. Some these parameters are LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, total cholesterol, VLDL cholesterol, etc. cholesterol test is used to evaluate the quantity of good and bad cholesterol, triglycerides, etc. it is a type of fat in the blood. Controlling the cholesterol level is necessary. High level of cholesterol can lead to heart diseases, stroke, and atherosclerosis.
People who are at risk of high cholesterol:
1. Drink alcohol frequently.
2. Smoke cigarettes.
3. The family history of having heart disease.
4. Being overweight and obese.
5. Have kidney disease, diabetes, underactive thyroid gland.
3. KIDNEY PROFILE:
Kidney profile includes 5 test parameters. It is used to diagnose kidney diseases and helps to detect a condition which affects kidney function. Also, it measures various substances such as minerals, electrolytes, glucose and proteins. These substances help to know the status of kidneys.
Kidney test is ordered when a person experience some symptoms:
1. Foamy, bloody or coffee coloured urine.
2. The decrease in urine amount.
3. Puffiness and swelling around the eyes, wrists and stomach.
4. Pain in back, below the ribs.
5. The problem in urinating or abnormal discharge during urination.
4. IRON DEFICIENCY PROFILE:
Iron deficiency test is for evaluating the amount of iron in the body. It has 3 test parameters. Parameters are Total iron binding capacity (TIBC), Serum iron, and % Transferrin saturation. TIBC measures the amount of total iron that is bound with proteins in the blood. It is an indirect measurement of availability of transferrin. Transferrin test measures the amount of transferrin in the blood. It is a protein which helps the body to transport iron throughout the body.
An iron test is ordered when a person have these symptoms:
4. Pale skin.
5. Chronic fatigue, tiredness.
5. THYROID PROFILE:
This profile includes 3 test parameters. These parameters are total triiodothyronine(T3), total thyroxine(T4), and thyroid stimulating hormone(TSH). It is used to evaluate the function of thyroid gland and help to diagnose thyroid disorders. TSH is used to monitor the ongoing treatment of thyroid disorders. It also helps to know hyperthyroidism and hyperthyroidism. T4 is also used to monitor the treatment. The T3 test is for hyperthyroidism. This test is ordered when a person is experiencing symptoms of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
Symptoms for hyperthyroidism:
1. Cold intolerance.
2. Weight gain.
4. Menstrual irregularity in women.
5. Hair loss.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism:
1. Tremors in the hands.
2. Weight loss.
5. Increased heart rate.
6. DIABETIC SCREEN:
The diabetic screen is to measure the average level of blood sugar in the body. Diabetic people need this test regularly to monitor their level within range. It is used to diagnose diabetes.
Symptoms of diabetes:
1. Blurry vision.
2. Weight loss.
3. Urinating often.
4. Feeling thirsty.
5. Extreme fatigue.
6. Tingling or numbness in the hands.
7. SERUM ELECTROLYTES:
This profile is used to measure the amount of electrolytes in the body. Electrolytes are minerals and salts. Electrolytes conduct the electrical impulses in the body. It includes 3 test parameters. Those parameters are sodium, potassium, and chloride.
Electrolytes test is ordered when a person experience some sign and symptoms:
1. Nausea and vomiting.
4. Irregular heartbeat.