Hormone Testing


The female hormone blood spot collection basic 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.

The female hormone blood spot basic is a convenient and reliable assessment in the measurement of six key markers for a healthy hormonal system. 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, 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
• Polycystic ovaries
• Endometrioses
• Estrogen metabolites
• Fertility
• Acne


The aging male experiences a decrease in testosterone at a rate of 10% per decade from the age of 30. This reduction of testosterone and other androgens experienced as a consequence of the ageing process has been named andropause or androgen deficiency of the ageing male (ADAM).

The basic male hormone profile is a unique and accurate analysis for the measurement of male hormones. As the body ages it is evident that particular hormones decline or fluctuate causing a variety of health conditions. This unique profile will provide valuable information on an individual’s hormonal status. The Male hormone profile will provide insights into a wide range of disorders, from reduced libido and muscle mass to cardiovascular disease and other hormone related imbalanced symptoms.

Salivary hormone testing is particularly ideal for the prevention and treatment of hormone related symptoms and conditions, prescribing and monitoring Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) and natural hormone replacement therapy. Salivary Hormone testing is unique in that it helps identify the hormonal imbalances which may be causing chronic health problems. From just one simple non-invasive collection, results obtained from the test make it possible for your practitioners to individualize treatment in order to establish optimal hormone balance.

Common Conditions:
• Poor memory
• Poor attention/focus
• Fatigue
• Anxiety and Depression
• Erectile Dysfunction
• Muscle weakness
• Loss of libido
• Impaired immune system
• Prostate cancer
• Diabetes and hypoglycaemia
• Cardiovascular disease
• Inflammatory conditions
• Male pattern balding