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Female Hormone Profile Extensive- Blood Spot (Test Code 1402)

The female hormone blood spot collection extensive provides valuable data for each individual patient whether it is hormone related or just a general health screen. Blood spot testing is used as a convenient and reliable collection method for the measurement of a range of important hormone markers. This method of assessment is ideal for those on HRT (hormone replacement treatments) especially if you use troche or sublingual hormones.

Analytes:

• Estradiol (E2)
• Progesterone
• Testosterone
• SHBG
• DHEAs
• Cortisol
• TSH
• Free T4
• Free T3
• Thyroid peroxidase antibodies.

 

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The female hormone blood spot extensive is a convenient and reliable assessment in the measurement of six key markers for a healthy hormonal system and well as a basic thyroid assessment. In collecting this test, there is no wasted time and resources going to a collection centre for a blood draw as you can collect the sample at home in your own comfort or in your physician’s office.
When patients have hormone-related symptoms or thyroid abnormalities, it is usually not a clear-cut case of one hormone level being abnormal, or even one hormone system this is because all hormone systems work together to maintain a balance for optimal health. It is often recommended when looking at salivary hormones which measure the free or bioavailable fraction of hormone, to also look at blood spot hormones as this measures the total amount of hormone available to tissues.

Common Conditions:

  • Hot flushes
  • Irregular menstruation
  • Mood changes
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Bone loss
  • Dry skin
  • Fatigue
  • Insomnia
  • Low libido

 

 

NOTICE TO PATIENTS

NutriPATH practices in the usual practitioner-referral system for pathology laboratories. Patients are highly recommended to seek the supervision and guidance of a qualified healthcare practitioner for the interpretation of any lab results and associated information. NutriPATH can offer assistance in locating a suitable practitioner.

 

Analytes

Estradiol (E2)
Progesterone
Testosterone
SHBG
DHEAs
Cortisol
TSH
Free T4
Free T3
Thyroid peroxidase antibodies