When choosing a "helping hand" to become parents, especially, if unfortunately you cannot conceive naturally, and you are now going through the IVF journey, it most certainly might get very overwhelming, with all the information, you both are going to be given. Bloods4you, are hear to help! If this is both your very 1st time in your Special Journey in becoming parents, or if you have already had treatments, we can help guide you through all the Blood or Urine Tests, your chos
Luteinising Hormone (LH) is produced by the Pituitary gland in our brain, control of LH production is a complex system involving hormones. Women's menstrual cycles are divided into 2 phases, the follicular and luteal, by a mid-cycle surge of FSH - Follicle Stimulating Hormone & LH - Luteinising Hormone. The high level of LH (and FSH) at mid-cycle triggers ovulation (release of the egg from the ovary). LH also stimulates the ovaries to produce other hormones, mainly Oestradiol
Zika virus is an infection that is spread primarily by the bites of infected mosquitoes, its less commonly known by Sexual transmission, however if you are undergoing Fertility treatment, here in the UK or aboard, and have been to a country where the virus is known or associated with, your Clinic will most probably advise you get tested. Zika virus infection is typically diagnosed with Blood or Urine tests. The first ever case of Zika in humans was in 1952, however more recen
Marianne at MKAcupuncture, has a wealth of experience in treating many conditions, such as migraine, menopausal symptoms, osteo-arthritic knees, stress related problems and auto-immune conditions. Marianne has a particular interest in Women's Health and enjoys helping women and teenage girls regulate and normalise their menstrual cycles. She also sees patients looking for fertility support. Some people turn to acupuncture for help with a specific problem or condition. Others
A Blood test or Urine test will be carried out to determine if you have the following:- Chlamydia Gonorrhoea Syphilis Herpes & HIV All Blood & Urine tests are Private and Confidential, All test Results are given back to you, and you only! Chlamydia, up to 80% women may not experience any symptoms, if there is any symptoms they might include:- Pain when urinating - going for a wee Unusual Vaginal Discharge Pain or Bleeding during or after Sex Women who leave this untreated can
In men, you chap’s would get you this blood test to check for abnormal levels of testosterone, for example if you where having troubles getting your penis to erect or you may be having troubles getting your partner pregnant? For Women this tests is to investigate Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) Testosterone is a steroid hormone made by the testes in you men, the production is stimulated and controlled by LH (Luteinising Hormone) which is formed in the Pituitary Gland. Test
With Many Different NHS Trusts having to cut budgets, Fertility Treatments, along with other treatments have really been hit hard! Same Sex Couples & people who are over a certain age, who want to start a family, & may be having difficulties in trying, do not even get the choice to use the NHS either? Bloods4you already provides a massive variety of Fertility Blood Tests ,for Both Men & Women, all Tests are carried out in your own home or workplace! If you haven't already dec
February & March this year, our Blood and Urine related topic, is all about Fertility and Infertility. Bloods4you, over the years and still to date, provide lots of couples and same sex couples with all their requested Private and Confidential Blood and Urine Tests and Results, we are very privileged, to be able to help lots of patients, whom are on there special journeys in becoming parents, sharing the emotional roller-coaster of emotions, with all our patients, from very h
All this week, we would love for all our lovely patients, readers, family and friends to please share and raise awareness about Fertility, on all your Social Media accounts. Fertility Awareness week, is organised by Fertility Network UK, who, provides free and impartial support, advice, information and understanding for anyone affected by fertility issues, there are also lots of other professionals who can support and advise patients, with their own special journeys. 1 in 6 c
SHBG Blood test measures the levels of SHBG in your blood. SHBG is a protein that’s produced by the Liver; it binds tightly to the hormones Testosterone, DHT (dihydrotestosterone) & Oestradiol and Oestrogen and transports them in the blood in an inactive form. SHBG can also affect your Underactive or Overactive Thyroid, Liver diseases, obesity and anticonvulsant drugs. SHBG in Men, is used to look for testosterone deficiency and for Women, it is investigate excess production
Like many of us women, when we have been trying to have a baby for a while, be it from the natural way, or with a helping hand, (Hormones,ICI, IUI, IVI or IVF) the next exciting or nervous part is the TEST!
So... do we pee on the stick or get a Blood Test??
I know from my own personal experience, as soon as the dates, times where matching, I must of brought at least 10!! Yes 10 Clear Blue digital pregnancy Tests!!
Not only did I use all 10 tests, just to double check, t
Starting your journey to become parents, is a very special time for you both! If you both have been trying to conceive for sometime, and nothing seems to be working (not getting pregnant) you may both want to get your Thyroid checked? The thyroid is a small butterfly-shaped gland, the thyroid gland produces hormones. Hormones are chemicals that act as our bodies messengers, that travel through our blood, sending a signal to different parts of our body. If you have a poor thyr
For February and March, we will be covering a very special, (and close to my own heart), Blood and Urine related topics on Infertility/Fertility Blood and Urine Testings. We have been incredibly prevailed, to be a part of over 300 plus Ladies and Gents, and Same Sex couples, with their own special journey in becoming parents. We will continue to provide all the important Private and Confidential Blood or Urine Tests to all our patients, from the start of your special journey,
FSH along with a few other hormones are important when trying to conceive, If you are having difficulty getting pregnant or are having irregular menstrual periods (in order to identify or rule out ovarian failure/menopause in women and sperm production failure in men) When couples have infertility issues and are having to choose to the IVF route, FSH plays an important factor, whether you are having IVF through the NHS or paying Privately for your special journey, your FSH Le
Progesterone is more commonly requested, to help determine the cause of Infertility, by seeing if us ladies have ovulated. This Blood Test is carried out at specific times, during a women menstrual cycle (our Period) this is to determine whether or when a women is ovulating and producing eggs, sometimes however during early pregnancy, where if there is symptoms of an ectopic or falling pregnancy. On a monthly basis, the Hormone Oestrogen causes the lining of our womb or uteru