Health packages mean preventive health checkups. This concept of getting preventive health checkups through various health packages in hospitals and medical centers has become extremely popular these days. Modern day lifestyle has given rise to diseases even in the younger age group of population.
Diabetes, liver related ailments, heart diseases, cancer due to poor lifestyle are some of the issues that the modern society is grappling with. People have unhealthy lifestyles which includes unhealthy eating habits, unhealthy sleeping habits, less physical activities, continuous use of technologically advanced products like computers and cell phones.
Health packages are an answer to sedentary life style and an attempt to prevent health damages before they get severe. Some of the health checkups as offered in the Jiyo India empanelled health centers are:
Haemogram :Haemoglobin, Packed cell volume, R.B.C. count, MCHC/MCV/MCH, E.S.R., Peripheral Smear, Platelet Count, Total W.B.C./Differential Count
Biochemical Parameters : Fasting Sugar, HbA1C, Urea /Creatinine, Uric Acid, PP Blood Sugar (only for diabetic patients)
Lipid Profile :Total Cholesterol, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol /HDL Ratio
Liver Function Tests :Total Protein/Albumin/Globulin, SGPT/SGOT, Alkaline Phosphatase, GGTP, S. Bilirubin
General Tests :Complete Urine Analysis, Stool Test(optional ECG (Resting), X-Ray Chest, Ultrasonogram of the abdomen (Screening only), Pap Smear (for women), Clinical examination, Medical summary and advice by a Senior Consultant Physician, Surgical Consultation for men and Gynec Consultation for women
These tests are divided into several categories and tailor made for different genders, different age groups and for different budgets and frequency of checkups and given the mould of a specific health package. Several such packages are offered in hospitals.
Most of the health centers and hospitals keep on coming up with several discount offers in health packages from time to time. You can avail these offers. Nowadays even corporate houses are motivating their employees to avail benefits from these health packages and many hospitals have tied up with them to provide discount to their employees.
There are also tax benefits on health checkups under the health insurance schemes. Jiyo India lays stress on the fact that everyone should be healthy irrespective of gender, age and society segmentation. For this you need to get yourself a suitable health package at your nearest health center.