Soak Up Vitamin D

Goodbody - Vitamin D

The Sunshine Vitamin Vitamin D is used for a multitube of purposes within our bodies. It is naturally produced by the skin when exposed to sunlight, which is where most of our Vitamin D comes from, so it has aptly been coined the ‘sunshine vitamin’. A small amount can also be digested through fortified foods, […]

Bowel Health Screening

Bowel Health Screening

Bowel Health Screening Bowel cancer is the fourth most common cancer in the UK. Every year there are more than 42,000 people with a diagnosis. However, the good news is that it is treatable and curable with early detection. The bowel is the lower part of the digestive system. Bowel cancer, also known as colorectal […]

Embracing the Menopause

Perimenopause

Embracing the Menopause Perimenopause. Menopause. What’s the difference and what’s going on? Perimenopause is difficult to diagnose as there’s no really clear beginning. Irregular menstrual cycles, starting for some women in their 30’s are an indication of the pathway towards menopause.  Menopause happens to every woman, it’s completely natural and the end of the ability to […]

Prostate – The Most Commonly Diagnosed Cancer

Xray image of the prostate gland

Prostate cancer ‘now most commonly diagnosed cancer in UK’ All men have a prostate gland, located beneath the bladder, between penis and rectum. The urethra tube runs out of the bladder passing through the centre of the prostate and then to the penis, providing a path for urination. The muscles of the prostate also help […]

Diabetes – Everything You Need To Know

Diabetes - Everything you need to know

Diabetes – Everything You Need To Know Type 2 diabetes is a condition which is linked to increasing obesity rates and as a result, leads too much sugar in your blood. It can cause serious health problems with your eyes, heart and nerves if untreated. Symptoms include: • excessive thirst • tiredness • weight loss […]

5 Top Tips for Taking Your Blood Sample

Goodbody - Top tips for blood sample

No matter what Goodbody blood test you are undertaking, we know that the thought of taking a blood sample can sometimes be a little daunting or tricky. Whether it’s an at-home finger prick test or an in-clinic blood sample being taken by one of our trained phlebotomists, we have some top tips on how to […]

10 Reasons to book a Goodbody Blood Test

So, you’ve had a look through the range of Goodbody Clinic blood tests, but you’re not sure which to order or why you should be booking an appointment. Let us help you – here are 10 reasons why a Goodbody Clinic blood test is the step in the right direction for your health and wellbeing. […]

Top 5 First Time Blood Tests

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If you are new to the services of Goodbody Clinic or blood testing and you are not sure which test is right for you, we have a couple we think might suit you. Basic Thyroid Function Blood Test (Home Kit) – Starting from £39 This simple home test kit checks the basic functionality of your […]