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Estrogen Profile- 24 Hour Urine (Test Code 1211)

Collection Method

24 Hour Urine

Turn Around Time

10-12 Business Days

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Hormones are crucial to a woman’s reproductive health. The main hormones affecting the menstrual cycle and fertility are produced by glands in the brain and by the ovaries. Those hormones regulate menstruation, fertility and sex drive (libido) – any one of which can be adversely affected if the production of these hormones goes out of balance. As most women approach mid-life, hormonal changes gradually cause reproductive organs to shut down eventually leading to menopause.

The Estrogens profile is a useful hormone test which provides a focused overview of estrogen balance in both pre- and post-menopausal women. With just a simple 24 hour urine sample, the Estrogens profile evaluates the dynamics of sex steroid metabolism that can profoundly affect a woman´s health throughout her lifetime. The Estrogens hormone test is designed to assist in the prevention and treatment of estrogen-related symptoms and conditions. This profile can be ideal for prescribing and monitoring Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and for assessing the risk of estrogen-related diseases, including breast cancer risk, prostate disease, osteoporosis, and auto-immune disease.

Common Conditions:

  • Breast Cancer
  • Osteoporosis
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Amenorrhea
  • Menopausal symptoms
  • Hot flushes
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Anxiety
  • Depression

Test Method

LC-MS/MS

Analytes

Estrone (E1)
Estradial (E2)
Estriol (E3)
2OHE1
16aOHE1
2:16 ratio
4OHE1

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