Age and gender based check-up panels which are produced for diagnosis and treatment of possible diseases and risks are General, Over 40 male, Below 40 male, Detailed over 40 female, Detailed under 40 female, Cardiac check-up and Master check-up.
The most important element of PERSONAL HEALTH RISK ANALYSIS and MANAGEMENT is personal time spent with doctor. During this time period, doctor learns about if the person has a complaint or not, individual nutrition, lifestyle, occupation, mobility level, living conditions, family history, drugs and other supplements used by person. After examination, doctor assesses physical and mental status, learns expectations and gains good level of knowledge about person's health. From now on, doctor has information to perform individual tests necessary for that person.
According to Confucius, the best physician is not the one who realizes problem of the patient at once, not the one who performs best treatment and operation to patient, but he is the one who teaches how to stay healthy and works for you to stay healthy...
Confucius tells about three physicians regarding who is the best physician: The first physician; recognizes what the diseases are at once. The second physician; knows the treatments of diseases best. And the third physician knows how to prevent diseases before they show up. As we all guess, Confucius refers the third physician as the best physician.
You are unique considering your genetic structure, nutrition, exercising habits, social life, education and economic status and your living environment.
Due to this fact, health analysis called check-up will be most effective if it is only special for you.
Although assessing systems of organs is practical in medicine, its impropriety is clear when human body is considered as whole.
Holistic (Integrative) medicine is a concept which accepts the patient as total of body, mind and soul. Classical western medicine, we know, deals only with body. We certainly know that our brain affects our body. In the holistic medicine, while patient is getting better physically, the thoughts and lifestyle negativities are examined and tried to be restored. The aim is complete wellbeing.
Functional medicine uses some methods to assess how weak and how stressed the organs, secretory glands and systems are. Among these are blood sugar, adrenalin, thyroid, hypophysis gland, oxidation, hydration, ATP- energy production. Nowadays, Functional Medicine combines one of the important tools of the Traditional Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, with evidence based Western Medicine, not only for treatment but also for diagnosis. It concentrates on the reasons of incoordination and it takes role in diagnosis by associating the symptoms of the patient with the reasons underlying.
Aim of the regenerative medicine is to cure or regain the functionality of organs and tissues damaged by disease, trauma or aging. This definition involves most of the healing methods beside preventive medicine like vaccination.
Nowadays, regenerative medicine term is used to define stem cell research and treatments used for regaining functionality of tissues and organs. This treatment could be done in two ways: Specialised cells can be obtained from stem cells in laboratory or stem cells in the tissues are activated by applying drugs and more rapid and effective repair is supplied.
To achieve this aim, considering all properties of person, tests focusing on person's complaints and expectations including the ones below could be performed in addition to baseline check-up tests.