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Cholesterol - Total in Bangalore

Also known as Blood Cholesterol
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Understanding Cholesterol - Total in Bangalore

What is Cholesterol - Total in Bangalore?

The Cholesterol - Total test is a blood test that measures the amount of total cholesterol (fats) in the body. It is available at an affordable price in Bangalore with Tata 1mg labs. This test is done to screen for the risk of developing heart diseases, particularly in those with risk factors such as obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure, or a family history of heart disease. Additionally, it also helps check the efficacy of ongoing lipid-lowering treatments.

The Cholesterol - Total test level reflects your risk for heart disease, allowing you to initiate effective treatment timely. You can maintain healthy cholesterol by making a few changes in your lifestyle, such as eating healthy, maintaining a healthy body weight, and doing regular exercise.

What does Cholesterol - Total measure?

The Cholesterol - Total test measures the total amount of cholesterol (fats) in your blood. Cholesterol is mainly synthesized in the liver and partially in the intestines. It acts as a building block for cell membranes, is a precursor to vital hormones, and helps produce bile acids that help digest fats. Cholesterol is transported through the blood as lipoproteins: low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and high-density lipoprotein (HDL). An optimal amount of these proteins is necessary for proper body functioning.

Answers to Patient Concerns & Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Cholesterol - Total in Bangalore

Frequently Asked Questions about Cholesterol - Total in Bangalore

Q. What is the purpose of the Cholesterol - Total test?

The Cholesterol - Total test helps assess the risk of developing heart disease or other health problems at an initial stage.

Q. Do I need to fast before taking the Cholesterol - Total test?

No fasting is required for this test. You can schedule it at your convenience without avoiding food or water beforehand.

Q. Is there any risk associated with the Cholesterol - Total test?

There is no risk associated with this test. However, as a needle is used to prick and collect your blood sample, you may experience bleeding, swelling, or blood collection under the skin, which is usually self-limiting. Consult your doctor if these symptoms do not subside.

Q. How is the Cholesterol - Total test performed?

A phlebotomist (a trained professional to perform blood draws) will clean your skin using an antiseptic alcohol cotton swab or wipe and take a blood sample from your vein using a needle. The blood sample will be stored safely and transported to the laboratory for analysis.

Q. Can I schedule the Cholesterol - Total test online in Bangalore near me?

Yes. In Bangalore, you can schedule the Cholesterol - Total test near you with Tata 1mg Labs. The test is easy to book, cost-effective, and available with a comprehensive report.

Q. Is a home sample collection facility available for the Cholesterol - Total test in Bangalore?

Yes, Tata 1mg Labs offers a home sample collection facility for the Cholesterol - Total test in Bangalore. You can also select the date and time for sample collection and schedule the test at your convenience.

Q. How can I schedule the Cholesterol - Total test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore?

If you want to schedule the Cholesterol - Total test with Tata 1mg Labs in Bangalore, the procedure is fairly easy and hassle-free. Follow these steps to book a test: 1). Visit the Lab Tests section on the Tata 1mg website. 2). Add the test you want in the cart. 3). Pick a time and date slot according to your convenience; however, do consider the necessary prerequisites while scheduling a test. 4). You will receive a notification with all the details once the test is scheduled.

Q. What is the price of the Cholesterol - Total test in Bangalore?

Tata 1mg Labs is a pocket-friendly platform for booking lab tests. In Bangalore, the Cholesterol - Total test is available at an affordable price of Rs. 139.

Q. How long does Tata 1mg Labs take to provide the reports of the Cholesterol - Total test in Bangalore?

At Tata 1mg Labs, we understand the importance of timely results. We strive to provide fast turnaround times for test results, allowing you to promptly get the information you need. On average, we take 18 hours to provide the reports of the Cholesterol - Total test in Bangalore.
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Cholesterol - Total test price for other cities

Price inNew DelhiRs. 139
Price inPuneRs. 139
Price inKolkataRs. 139
Price inMumbaiRs. 139
Price inHyderabadRs. 139
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