Alterations in hormone levels can cause a range of physiological changes & health issues, which is why we offer a range of individual hormone tests. These can help you & your doctor with diagnosis of specific conditions or offer reassurance regarding certain symptoms. We offer fast, accurate results, & can provide speedy referrals to specialists in endocrinology, or for consultations with our experienced team of doctors.
Some of the hormones that we can monitor with individual tests are:
- AMH (anti-mullerian hormone)
Controls levels of follicles in the ovaries
An accurate predictor of the menopause
- FSH (follicle-stimulating hormone)
Stimulates growth of ovarian follicles
Stimulates sperm production
- LH (luteinising hormone)
Causes testosterone production
Controls female reproductive hormone levels
Prepares the lining of the uterus for egg implantation
Prepares the breasts for milk production
Controls levels of male reproductive hormone
Affects the transportation of sex hormones around the body
- Free Androgen Index
A guide to the body’s testosterone levels
- DHEA Sulphate
Affects the production of sex hormones
Stimulates the production of breast milk
When should I get tested?
You should have your hormone levels checked if you have an existing condition for which you need to monitor levels, to ensure the effectiveness or dose of your medication. Your doctor will advise you regarding which tests you need & what to be on the look out for. You may have specific hormone-related symptoms, or may be recommended a hormone test as a routine check-up health measure.
What does the test include
Hormone levels are tested with a blood test.