Asthma Testing Birmingham & Sutton Coldfield
We understand the importance of maintaining optimal lung health, especially for individuals dealing with conditions like asthma and respiratory diseases. Our dedicated team of medical professionals is committed to providing comprehensive lung function tests that go beyond the surface, enabling us to offer personalised advice and tailored treatment plans to enhance your overall respiratory well-being.
For children, early diagnosis and monitoring are crucial to ensure optimal lung function, enabling them to lead active lives unhindered by respiratory issues. In adults, especially those with a family history or symptoms like persistent coughing or shortness of breath, asthma testing provides a foundation for effective management and enhanced quality of life.
In occupational settings, where exposure to various triggers is common, regular testing is essential to safeguard employees’ respiratory health and prevent exacerbation of symptoms. Comprehensive asthma testing not only aids in accurate diagnosis but also forms the basis for tailored treatment plans, ensuring individuals can manage their condition effectively and enjoy a healthier, symptom-free life.
Spirometry and Respiratory Examinations
Our expert GP and lung doctors conduct spirometry tests, a gold standard in assessing lung function, providing valuable insights into your respiratory health. Coupled with thorough respiratory examinations, our team tailors asthma management plans specifically to your needs.
Health Check Ups
Asthma is a prevalent long-term condition characterised by inflammation and occasional narrowing of the airways when exposed to allergens or triggers. It affects millions of individuals in the UK and can, in severe cases, pose a life-threatening risk. The symptoms of asthma can vary in severity and may include:
- Wheezing – The characteristic wheezing sound occurs due to the narrowing of the air passages, leading to difficulty in breathing.
- Coughing – Persistent coughing, especially at night or early morning, can be indicative of asthma.
- Shortness of Breath – Shortness of breath, often accompanied by a feeling of tightness in the chest, is a hallmark symptom of asthma.
At Private Medical Clinic, we believe in a personalised approach to asthma diagnosis and treatment. Our team of experienced allergists employs innovative methods to accurately identify allergens and triggers that exacerbate your asthma symptoms. Through meticulous skin prick or blood testing, we can pinpoint the specific factors contributing to your condition.
Our commitment to excellence drives us to utilise advanced diagnostic techniques such as spirometry and exhaled Nitric Oxide measurement. These modern tools allow us to gain insights into the severity of your asthma and the effectiveness of the chosen treatments.
How Can Asthma be Treated?
Once we have identified the triggers and assessed the severity of your asthma, our expert doctors create individualised treatment plans. These plans are designed not only to control your asthma symptoms but also to equip you with strategies for managing flare-ups effectively.
Inhalers and Oral Medications
We offer a range of treatments, including inhalers and oral medications, to address your asthma symptoms. Our medical professionals carefully evaluate your condition to determine the most suitable medication regimen for your needs.
Basic Screen (Full Blood Count, Kidney & Liver Tests, Bone Screen, Cholesterol and Thyroid)
Full Screen (Basic + Sugar, Iron, Vitamin B12/Folate, Vitamin D, Testosterone, Male/Female Hormones and Cancer Markers)
Other Blood Tests
Blood Group (ABO)
QHCG Pregnancy (Blood) Test
Booking your health screening or check-up appointment with Private Medical Clinic is easy. Simply select a date and time from our online calendar, or give us a call to schedule your appointment. Our team will guide you through the process and answer any questions you may have.
Our health check packages include a full consultation with a GP, lifestyle guidance, and comprehensive healthcare advice. We also provide a detailed report for you to take home, which includes the results of your health check and any recommendations for further treatment or lifestyle changes.
At Private Medical Clinic, we understand the importance of convenient and timely access to medication. That’s why we’ve partnered with signatureRx, a highly reputable online prescription provider, to ensure that our patients receive their prescriptions directly to their email.
This service eliminates the need for paper prescriptions and you can pick up your medication from your normal pharmacy. Our doctors will issue your prescription via signatureRx, and you can simply pick up your prescription from any pharmacy.
We currently have clinics located in Birmingham & Sutton Coldfield for easy in-person testing and GP appointments.
We have partnered with a leading medical laboratory to provide next day results for our patients. However, in some cases there may be unforeseen delays. If you are waiting for your results, please contact the clinic directly.