Reducing barriers to vital services and health testing is a step forward in empowering oneself with driving the outcomes for their own health care. Recent surveys showed that in the UK alone over £54 million a year is spent on self diagnosis products. While common home testing kits such as pregnancy testing kits and ovulation kits are common place in the average bathroom, the trend towards more specific home screening is on the increase. With over 58% of us owning a home test product the market for self awareness is a growing one. Home tests can enable the detection of many diseases, infections and conditions in the privacy of your own home, these tests are cost-effective, private, confidential and eliminate the need for those who cannot travel or who may not have the financial where with all to visit a GP. Inhealth.ie stock a full range of self testing kits from market leaders Self Check and other brands, testing for Cholesterol levels, Gluten Intolerance, to Blood Glucose and Drug Tests. Remember home testing kits should be used in an overall diagnosis in conjunction with your health care provider, and results are best evaluated in the context of your overall medical history. We recommend always consulting with your health care provider if you are overally concerned about a possible medical condition, or if your test results recommend you do so.
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