Employee Health & Wellbeing NEWS

Not totally surprisingly, Randox told me that I had a deficiency in Vitamin D, as do a lot of people in our sun-deficient country....

I was told that my cholesterol levels were through the roof, and that the Body Composition Analysis I had done had discovered I have very high levels of visceral fat, which is a ‘deep’ fat stored underneath the skin and invisible to the naked eye. I’m a solid build – a bit of a chunky monkey you might say! – so it was great to find out what’s on the inside and to have a comprehensive breakdown of how I’m...

Working in Garrys Barber Shop in Holywood, I’m aware that men don’t like to open up about their health. I'm trying to change that. That’s why I decided to have my Randox Health programme – to lead from the front. To let the men in the barber’s chair know that it’s ok to open up about their health. Allowing them to take control and to make positive changes in their life to secure their health. My results did flag up...

Prior to testing, I felt 100% with no complaints. Truth is, you can never really know for sure. I was surprise me to find out my liver enzymes aren’t at the level you would expect for a guy of my age. Basically my liver isn’t reacting to alcohol in the same way as other people - it doesn’t recuperate as well as it should. The good news is that I found out early. Knowing about this means I just cut...

Prior to testing, I felt 100% with no complaints. Truth is, you can never really know for sure. I was surprise me to find out my liver enzymes aren’t at the level you would expect for a guy of my age. Basically my liver isn’t reacting to alcohol in the same way as other people - it doesn’t recuperate as well as it should. The good news is that I found out early. Knowing about this means I just cut...

A stressful job, a lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet and a family history of heart problems were the catalysts for me contacting Randox Health. My health check flagged up high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a rather concerning overall cardiovascular risk score. 25% risk of having a coronary event in the next ten years.  I was given a Personal Health Plan with particular exercise and diet recommendations. Six months later I had reduced my overall cardiovascular risk score to...

A stressful job, a lack of exercise, an unhealthy diet and a family history of heart problems were the catalysts for me contacting Randox Health. My health check flagged up high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a rather concerning overall cardiovascular risk score. 25% risk of having a coronary event in the next ten years.  I was given a Personal Health Plan with particular exercise and diet recommendations. Six months later I had reduced my overall cardiovascular risk score to...