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The Echelon Health Blog. An informed view on the world of Personal Health Assessment.
What is a DEXA scan?
Apr
23

What is a DEXA scan?

By Lucy Holl

A dexa scan assesses bone density; the scan works by measuring the amount of minerals (mostly calcium and phosphorous) contained in a certain volume of bone to determine the ‘density’…

private healthcare assessment london
Apr
09

Choosing the best private health check

By Lucy Holl

Choosing the best health check can be a difficult task. When it comes to your health, there are so many aspects to be mindful of, so here is a guide…

Mar
30

How to ensure good kidney health

By Lucy Holl

The kidneys are the organs responsible for filtering waste products, excess water, and other impurities from your blood. These waste products are stored in the bladder and later expelled through…

Mar
17

World Sleep Day: Tips & advice

By Lucy Holl

Sleep, glorious sleep. Whether or not you get the recommended 8-9 hours a night, we all need a certain amount of it to allow the body to repair, restore and…

coronavirus vaccine
Jan
18

Vaccines within the UK – What have we ordered, what are their success rates and when can life return to normal.

By Claire Johnson

Within the UK there are three approved Covid-19 Vaccines; Pfizer, Oxford/AstraZaneca and Moderna; but how safe are they? The traditional process of developing a vaccine is slow. Speaking at the…

Covid
Dec
03

Vitamin D and Covid-19

By Echelon Health

In light of the persuasive circumstantial evidence that vitamin D deficiency may play a major contributory role to Covid-19 infection, progression, severity and mortality, and given the high prevalence of vitamin…

Radiation Health Concerns | 5th Generation
Nov
17

5G: Echelon Health explore radiation health concerns

By Lucy Holl

5G, which stands for 5th generation, is the latest and fastest version of cellular internet which can be up to 100 times faster than its previous self, 4G. There are…

What happens when you have a stroke
Oct
30

What Happens Inside Your Body When You Have A Stroke?

By Lucy Holl

There are around 100,000 recorded strokes in the UK each year which account for around 38,000 deaths, 80% of which could be preventable. A stroke is a very serious condition…

Heart CT scan in London - Echelon Health
Jul
15

Heart CT Scan in London – What To Expect

By Echelon Health

According to the British Heart Foundation, 115,000 cases of heart and circulatory disease could be prevented over the next decade if early detection of precursors to heart disease, like atherosclerosis…

Prostate cancer test in London - Echelon Health
Jul
13

Prostate Cancer Test in London: Symptoms and Diagnosis

By Echelon Health

As the name suggests, prostate cancer forms in the prostate, the walnut-shaped gland in men that is responsible for producing seminal fluid and transporting sperm. It is the most common…

Pancreatic cancer diagnosis in London - Echelon Health
Jul
01

Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis And Symptoms

By Echelon Health

Pancreatic cancer is the fifth leading cause of cancer-related deaths, with a one-year survival rate is just 20% and a 10-year survival rate of just 1%. This is due to…

atherosclerosis heart screening in London -Echelon Health
Jun
30

What Is Atherosclerosis? Heart screening in London

By Echelon Health

Our lives depend on our heart continuing to beat roughly 100,000 times a day. We all know it’s important to take care of our hearts. Unfortunately, coronary heart disease (CHD)…