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The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
There are a few different types of scans to detect cancer, including CT scans
Jan
19

Choosing the best scans to detect cancer

By Echelon Health

Early diagnosis of cancer can significantly increase your chances of successful treatment — but there are many scans out there that can be used to detect cancer, so it can…

Jan
12

How to close the gap on less survivable cancers? Less Survivable Cancer Awareness Day

By Echelon Health

According to data presented by the Less Survivable Cancer Taskforce (LSCT), there are currently over 90,000 people who are diagnosed with one of the six less survivable cancers in the…

Jan
05

Top 10 health tips to start the New Year well!

By Echelon Health

Another year is just underway, and whether we like it or not, the global pandemic is still around, albeit in a more controlled capacity. There has been an increased interest…

Dec
23

Six health tips to reduce overindulgence this Christmas

By Echelon Health

With 2021 winding down to a close, we are once again looking forward to spending this time with our family and friends. Of course, we are also faced with the…

Biohacking
Dec
16

The Truth About Biohacking

By Echelon Health

When we think of ‘hacking’ we usually tend to go with the stereotypical spy drama where a sidekick announces that he’s ‘in the system’ which allows for the hero to…

blood pressure
Dec
08

High blood pressure linked to stroke and brain tumours; can private health assessments get ahead of the problem?

By Echelon Health

What is blood pressure? Blood pressure is the force that pushes oxygen-rich blood all around your body. As your heart pumps it generates the force that allows the blood to…

wellness
Dec
01

Reasons to invest in an Executive Health Assessment

By Echelon Health

Yoga classes, gym passes, health insurance and flexible work hours are just some of the benefits that companies are relying on to boost the health of their senior executives. The…

x ray
Nov
24

Five key areas to check during an important health assessment

By Echelon Health

Just as your car needs an engine check or an oil change before important trips, holidays or during a general MOT, your body also needs maintenance and care throughout the…

stethoscope
Nov
17

Exploring men’s health – can a private health check help?

By Echelon Health

Movember is known well throughout the world as the month where people raise awareness for men’s health. Over the years it has become more geared towards prostate cancer, however, that…

x ray 2
Nov
10

Five reasons Radiology is important in healthcare

By Echelon Health

Radiology and radiography are the branches of medicine that focus on imaging technology to detect, diagnose, and treat disease. At Echelon Health, we recognise that there is not one scan…

mans hand
Nov
04

Effects Of Stress On The Heart

By Echelon Health

How much does stress affect the heart? It is understood that stress can contribute to high blood pressure, which itself is a risk factor for heart attacks and strokes. And…

skeleton
Oct
20

Preventing and diagnosing Osteoporosis – World Osteoporosis Day

By Echelon Health

What is osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones. It makes them fragile and more likely to break. Osteoporosis develops slowly over a long time and is usually…