Stress Assessment Test in Bangalore
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How to get a Stress Assessment in Bangalore
- Login to MFine
- Select your location as Bangalore
- Choose your preferred lab partner.
- Choose your preferred slot for sample collection.
- A lab technician will be assigned 12 hours before sample collection.
- The lab technician will collect your sample from your doorstep.
- Your test reports will be available within the next 48 hours on MFine.
- Avail free online doctor consultation to review your test results
Lab infrastructure in Bangalore
Bangalore, a tier-1 city, faces many cases of diabetes, hypertension, cardiology, and various infections. However, Bangalore has an excellent health infrastructure. The labs and hospitals are well-established and have highly qualified doctors and nurses, and they have all the required machines and equipment to conduct surgeries and medical tests. There are around 300 diagnostic centers, 54 government establishments, and many more.
In Bangalore, almost all the labs can conduct various tests, and many private and government hospitals have diagnostic centers. If you want to schedule an appointment for the Stress Assessment, you can do so online with your trusted lab partners through the MFine app. It is a health package that can detect health conditions related to stress, and it includes various tests such as lipid profile, thyroid profile, CBC.
What will Stress Assessment cover?
The Stress Assessment includes various tests to evaluate different health conditions such as
- Complete Blood Count
- Hormone test
- Thyroid Profile
- Lipid Profile
- Inflammation marker
- Vitamin D total.
The Complete Blood Count test is conducted to determine the cause of the stress-related disorder, especially if it is secondary to infection. The cortisol level test checks high or low cortisol levels, which can lead to stress-related health disorders.
The thyroid profile evaluation assesses the level of TSH, T4, and T3 hormones. A lipid profile is a test that measures cholesterol levels and other lipids. The high levels of triglycerides, LDL, and decreasing HDL are all related to stress-related illnesses.
An inflammation marker test is performed to examine the level of CRP (c-reactive protein) and ESR (Erythrocyte sedimentation rate). The level of these can lead to depression and stress. In addition, vitamin D total is done to detect vitamin D deficiency as it could have an impact on mental health and lead to the inability to cope with stress.
What preparation is required for Stress Assessment?
There is not much preparation required before the Stress Assessment. However, one needs to remember a few points before the stress. First, heart patients should always consult their doctor before the test. Apart from that, if you are on any medication, then talk to your doctor. They may suggest avoiding consuming those drugs on the day of the test.
Above all, one needs to stay empty stomach for at least 4 hours before the test. Also, avoid consuming caffeine in any form at least 12 to 24 hours before the Stress Assessment. Those who use inhalers for asthma should bring them to the lab. Other than that, one should remain calm and not worry about the result. Finally, it is essential not to interpret the result on your own; a qualified doctor or physician should only do it.
What will happen to your test sample?
Your test sample will be sent to your preferred NABL-accredited labs in Bangalore ring booking for analysis.
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Frequently asked questions on Stress Assessment
Are MFine's lab partners NABL accredited?
Yes, all our lab partners are NABL (National Accreditation Board of Testing and Calibration of Laboratories)-accredited labs. Thyrocare, Prima Diagnostics, Neuberg, Healthians, to name a few, are our top lab partners. Most of our lab partners have state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities for diagnostic tests.
Can I avail at-home sample collection for Stress Assessment on weekends?
Yes, we provide sample collections on all days of the week. The timings can vary based on the test, and tests that require 8 to 10 hours of fasting may have morning slots.
Is fasting required for Stress Assessment?
Yes, fasting is prescribed by doctors for stress assessment. Mostly this test is performed in the morning, so fasting before 10-12 hours is recommended. For accurate results, it is safer to do a stress test on an empty stomach.
What samples are collected for Stress Assessment?
The blood, urine, and saliva samples are collected for this particular test. The healthcare practitioner takes the samples and collects in a test tube, and further analysis is done.
When will I receive my test results for Stress Assessment?
You will receive your test results within 48 hours of sample collection. You can download your reports on the MFine web and app platforms.
Will I get the result interpretation for my test results?
You will have a free doctor consultation along with your test results for Stress Assessment test. Our senior doctor will help you understand your results accurately and advise medications and lifestyle changes wherever required.
Which is the best place in India for Stress Assessment?
MFine is the most trusted healthcare provider which aims to deliver simple, fast, and effective diagnoses. It has a more intelligent and improved healthcare delivery experience for everyone. Using the latest technology, the smartphone is a perfect health companion for users, helping them every step of the way in recovering from sickness and/or keeping good health.
Can Stress Assessment detect cancer?
While a few of the tests included in the package may indicate the chances of cancerous growth, it is not definitive. It is always advisable to follow up with a doctor and undergo further testing.
Biomarkers test vs. Exercise Stress test
Biomarkers test vs exercise stress test: In biomarkers test, in this process, the levels of cortisol (hormone secreted by adrenal gland) and other blood parameters that are affected by stress. Significant correlations have been observed between blood cortisol concentrations, especially during stress whereas in exercise stress tests you have to walk or run on the treadmill you will be hooked to an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine that will monitor your heart to understand how your heart is cpoing up with Physical stress.
Can the Stress Assessment detect common conditions or diseases associated with the test?
HbA1c can help identify the risk factor of diabetic patients who are at greater risk for coronary artery disease and heart attack. HbA1c is of interest because the stress response causes an increase in blood glucose. When blood glucose is elevated, glycosylated proteins form. Glucose is released into the bloodstream during the stress responses. Therefore, frequent activation of the stress response system is believed to increase HbA1c levels.
What are the types of Stress Assessment that were performed?
Most importantly, there are three types of stress tests: exercise stress tests, nuclear stress tests, and stress echocardiograms.
Exercise stress test: You will walk on a treadmill or ride a bicycle slowly. A healthcare provider will place several electrodes on your arm, chest, and legs. These electrodes are attached by wires to an electrocardiogram (EKG) machine, which records your heart’s electrical activity.
Nuclear stress test: This test helps your doctor to know which parts of your heart are healthy and working well and which do not. You’ll get a shot of a very small and harmless amount of radioactive substance, then your doctor will use a special camera to see the blood flow to your heart muscle. This will be done first while you’re at rest and again after you exercise.
Blood test: Blood tests like CBC, hormones tests can be used to estimate how much stress one is experiencing. A cortisol blood test is one of the vital parameters commonly used in blood tests. Cortisol is a hormone that is released by the adrenal glands when one is under stress. Higher levels of cortisol would indicate higher levels of stress.
Why is it important to measure stress?
Stress is a very popular topic these days. Not even a single day passes without talking or dealing with stress. Given the negative impact of stress on our health and how it affects us psychologically and physically, many types of stress management therapies have been put forward to decrease stress and promote well-being.
How do you assess the level of stress?
The Perceived Stress Scale (PSS) is the most widely used psychological instrument for measuring the perception of stress. It is a measure of the degree to which situations in one’s life are appraised as stressful. Items were designed to tap how unpredictable, uncontrollable, and overloaded respondents find their lives.
What are the causes of stress?
Acknowledging the sources of stress is the first step in starting any treatment. Some common reasons are workplace-related issues, losing a job, increase in financial obligations, chronic illness or injury, the environment at home, death of a loved one, among other factors. Psychiatrists will help you alleviate the mental disorders by giving proper therapy resulting from prolonged stress levels. However, it is important to check the metabolic disorders of the body as a result of high-stress levels.