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
Your Thyroid is a small butterfly shaped gland that lies flat against your windpipe in your throat. The main hormones that it produces T4 & T3 are extremely important in helping to regulate the rate of energy we use. Our bodies have a feedback mechanism that uses TSH to help turn thyroid hormones production On & Off, and this also helps maintain a stable amount of the thyroid hormones in our blood stream. When Thyroid Antibodies block with this process, it could lead to long
Believe it or not Ladies, Men also have their own Hormone cycles!
Ok they don’t have to endure what us ladies have every month with our Aunt Flow’s, but they actually go through an entire hormone cycle every 24 hours!!
So for the Month of July and August our Blood related Topic will be on the many, many Private Hormone Blood Tests, Bloods4you can provide you directly!
We will be covering lots of different hormones that you can request, plus we will be featuring other w
Hormones are Chemical substances that produce in our bodies, (Men and Women) that controls and regulates the activity of certain cells or organs, Many Hormones are secreted by special Glands, such as Thyroid Hormone produced by the Thyroid Gland. Hormones are Essential for everyday activity of our life; this includes the processes of the Digestion, Metabolism, Growth, Reproduction and our Mood. Bloods4you can provide you both - Men & Women a variety of Private & Confidential
Thyroid Profile, or Thyroid Function tests, are a group of tests that are requested together, this is to help evaluate your thyroid gland function, and to help diagnose thyroid gland disorder, or to monitor your response to treatment you are having that's related to your disorders. The thyroid function/profile blood test measures the amount of thyroid hormones we have, such as:- TSH FT3 FT4 These hormones are chemical substances, that travel through our bloodstream, and then
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,
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
This hormone blood test is Super important for women to confirm & monitor Pregnancy or to diagnose Trophoblastic disease or germ cell Tumours! hCG is a Hormone produced in the placenta of a pregnant woman, having a hCG Blood Test can confirm or exclude pregnancy. This hormone can be detected 10 days after a missed period (menstrual cycle) The hCG can be obtain by Urine or Blood, having a hCG blood test actually measures the amount of hCG present in the bloodstream; the Urine
ACTH is a hormone produced in the Pituitary Gland, this stimulate secretion of the hormone Cortisol by the Adrenal Glands. ACTH is requested to diagnose Cushing Disease & Addison Disease and if you have abnormal Cortisol levels, which have been detected. Cortisol is very important for regulating, protein, glucose and Lipid metabolism. Measuring both ACTH and Cortisol can help sort out some of the causes of these conditions. Having too much Cortisol in your blood causes Cushin
In Women and Men, FSH and LH are requested as part of the investigation of Infertility and pituitary gland disorders. If you are having difficulties getting pregnant or having irregular periods, FSH could identify or maybe rule out ovarian failure or Menopause in women and the sperm production failure in men. Women aged between 40 – 45 years with menopausal symptoms, FSH is requested, HOWEVER women under 40 years are not routinely checked! (As per the NICE guidelines Menopaus