Test to Measure the Risk of Developing Heart Disease; as Part of a Cardiac Risk assessment.
Now in Rs. 470
LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP(A)] by Thyrocare is group test is now available at a discounted price of Rs. 470 which is inclusive of taxes .10-12 Hours Fasting Required for LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP(A)] and sample can be collected at your home.
Lipoprotein (a) is a low-density variant containing a protein called apolipoprotein(a). It transports cholesterol in the blood. The Lipoprotein (lp-a) test determines the level of lipoprotein in the blood and the results are used for diagnose several diseases related to heart caused by both high and low lipoprotein levels in the blood.
High lipoprotein (a) is like a bad cholesterol which often leads to the clogging of the heart arteries which leads to heart attacks or strokes, turning out to be fatal, this can also occur at a young age.
According to a study, every 1 out of 4 Indians are suffering from high lipoprotein levels caused due to unhealthy lifestyles, disturbed sleep cycles, and high consumption of fat-rich substances.
Lipoprotein A (lp-a) Test?
A lipoprotein (a) test has the primary function of checking the risk of stroke, heart attack, or other heart related diseases. It is usually suggested to people with high risk caused by improper lifestyle, and family history of heart disease. One with a family history of heart disease must get them checked for preventing any unforeseen circumstances.
Lipoprotein A (lp-a) Test measures the level of lipoprotein (a) in your body. It is a substance made of protein and fat that carries the cholesterol through your bloodstream.
Test Price : Rs. 470 ( Tax included )
LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP(A)] is a health checkup package which
includes important parameters.
Get tested for LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP(A)] at fully automated diagnostic laboratory Thyrocare which has Centralized Processing Lab (CPL) in Mumbai for esoteric tests and Regional Processing Labs in major cities of India.
Thyrocare Technologies Limited has huge set up covering over 2 Lakh sq. ft. floor area ensures zero error processing if approx 50 thousand specimens and over 3 lakh Clinical investigations per day is the right choice for your LIPOPROTEIN (A) [LP(A)] testing.
Normal LPA level
The normal value of LPA should be less than 30 milligrams per decilitre, in certain instances this component is not detected in the blood due to low levels which is not a matter of concern. However, a value greater than this means an increased risk of atherosclerosis, stroke, etc.
Symptoms of Lipoprotein A (lp-a)
In extreme circumstances, the person suffers from a stroke, Heart attack, etc, due to high blood cholesterol. Other symptoms include chest pain, weakness, Jaw and neck discomfort, shortness of breath, etc.
Causes of high Lipoprotein A (lp-a)
Genetic issues and a family history of heart disease are one of the reasons for high Lipoprotein A(lp-A), increased intake of some types of fats, some medical conditions can cause this as well.
Procedure for LPA Test
A qualified health care professional will take your blood sample and collect it into a vial or container. After the blood is tested in the lab, the lipoprotein level report comes in 24/48 Hrs.
You may feel a sting on your arm however, it would be gone within a few minutes.
Faqs for Lipoprotein A (lp-a) Test in India
How to book LPA Blood Test online in India?
Lipoprotein blood tests can be booked online on mediyaar.com in India, this helps in bypassing the usual wait at a pathology labs or hospital. The rates are best discounted and reasonable.
How do you prepare for LPA blood Test?
There is no special instruction to be followed, although a standard practice is to not eat for at least 9-12 hours before preventing surging fat levels in the blood.
Where do I test for LPA in India?
Mostly all Pathology labs and hospitals in India provide the LPA test, Mediyaar provides test at home service at almost all the pincodes in India at affordable price.
Who needs to take Lipoprotein A (lp-a) blood test?
Anyone with feeling shortness of breath, difficulty in breathing, Fast heartbeats, chest pain, Heart discomfort etc should immediately get themselves checked.
What is the normal range for Lipoprotein A (lp-a) level?
Most people have an Lp (a) level of 5-30 milligrams per decilitre (mg/dL), which roughly equals under 13 to 73 nanomoles per litre (nmol/L). Anyone with levels higher than this should consult a medical professional.
What should I do if I have high lipoprotein A?
Immediately consult a cardiac doctor in India and get yourself tested for other parameters. After which your doctor will provide you with a treatment for the surging levels
High levels also indicate a risk of heart disease, one should take preventive measures like eating healthy, controlling weight & reducing stress to keep the heart healthy at all times.