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