Higher Demand for Prostate Cancer Screening as 4 in 10 Cases Are Diagnosed Late
Did you know that some of the risk factors for prostate cancer include age, family history, race and diet with 1 in 9 men being diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime? Contents Recent Study on Prostate Cancer Prostate Cancer Symptoms The Process of Diagnosis for Prostate Cancer How to get your Prostate checked – […]Read more
What Causes Fertility Problems in Men?
At LetsGetChecked, we spoke with Dr. Dominic Rowley about potential male fertility problems. Male fertility issues account for up to one-third of couples that experience trouble with conception. Contents What is sperm count? What causes male fertility issues? Lifestyle Exercise Weight Genetics What are other causes of male infertility? Who should get tested? At […]Read more
6 Key Areas of Health to Look Out for This World Health Day
On World Health Day 2018, we’re identifying key areas of your health that you should be monitoring regularly. Contents Testing your Vitamin Levels Testing your C-reactive Protein (CRP) Levels Checking your Cholesterol Monitoring your Thyroid Kidney Function Testing Testing your Cortisol Levels Convenient At Home Health Tests April 7th 2018 is World Health Day […]Read more
The Importance of Bowel Cancer Screening
Over 42,000 cases of bowel cancer are diagnosed each year, making bowel cancer the 2nd most common cancer in men and women. It is the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK, behind lung cancer. The face of BBC News at Six, George Alagiah reveals his bowel cancer has returned. Alagiah believes […]Read more
How to Take an At Home Herpes Test
At LetsGetChecked, we want to inform you on how to take an at home herpes test. We also want to identify some key symptoms and causes of herpes that you should be aware of, regarding the incurable infection. What is herpes? Genital Herpes Simplex is an incurable sexually transmitted infection caused by […]Read more
How to Monitor and Prevent High Cholesterol
Did you know that cardiovascular disease (CVD), including coronary heart disease and stroke due to high cholesterol is the number one cause of death globally? We have broken down information on what your cholesterol is, the importance of your cholesterol, how you can lower your levels of cholesterol in your blood and test […]Read more
What are the most common STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases)?
STDs are sexually transmitted diseases, also known as sexually transmitted infections. They are very common at the moment, as we’re are in the middle of an epidemic of many spreading infections including gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis, HIV and hepatitis. Many people get confused about the terminology for STD and STI, yet they are the […]Read more
8 Kidney Facts for World Kidney Day
Did you know one in ten people are affected by kidney damage in their lifetime? Millions of people die each year from avoidable complications related to CKD (chronic kidney disease). March 8 is World Kidney Day this year, and to help raise awareness for the day, we’re identifying 8 interesting facts about your […]Read more
Bloating, and Other Symptoms of Ovarian Cancer
Did you know that if ovarian cancer is diagnosed in the early stages, there is a 94 percent chance of surviving for at least 5 more years? Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month The month of March 2018 is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, which means we at LetsGetChecked want to help raise awareness of both […]Read more
How do STDs affect pregnancy?
How do the most common STDs affect pregnancy? Can you get pregnant with an STD? Can a baby be born with an STD? At LetsGetChecked, we understand the complex area of STDs and pregnancy. We see high volumes of pregnant women contacting our medical teams, worrying about the possibility that they may have contracted an […]Read more