Women Vitality- Blood Test for Female Hormonal Imbalance & Fertility
ENERGY & METABOLISM (3)
- Hemoglobin A1C
- Cholesterol, Total
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
SEX & VITALITY HORMONES (2)
- Follicle Stimulating Hormone (FSH)
ESSENTIAL VITAMINS (2)
- Vitamin D (25-OH)
- Vitamin B12
ESSENTIAL MINERALS (2)
IRON STATUS (4)
- Iron, Serum
- % Transferrin Saturation
- Total Iron Binding Capacity
- Protein, Total
BLOOD HEALTH (14)
- Red Blood Cells
- Total WBC
What is Vitality
Vitality is the state of being full of life and energy; it is exuberant physical, mental and emotional strength. It is also the capacity for survival; the power giving continuance of life and has the following drivers
- Mood & Memory
- Sex Drive
- Work Performance
- Heart Health
About the Female Vitality Test
Energy & Metabolism
Metabolism is your body’s way of chemically processing sugar and fat for use throughout the body as energy. An optimal metabolism supports healthy weight control and energy levels, while a dysfunctional metabolism can lead to undesired fluctuations in weight and fatigue or decrease in Vitality
HbA1c –Chief source of energy for the body which if elevated slows down fat loss and is also a risk for diabetes
Cholesterol – An essential fat that serves many vital functions such as energy creation and metabolism. It is the principal building block of many of our hormones including estrogen, testosterone etc and also playes a vital role in Vit D production.
TSH – Overall measure of thyroid stimulation affecting metabolism, energy, weight and temperature control
Oestrogen is a female steroid hormone, produced in the ovaries of women and is responsible for sexual function as well as growth of breast tissue and bone thickness. Low Oestrogen can cause osteoporosis.
FSH is produced in the pituitary gland and is important for women in the production of the eggs by the ovaries.
Optimal levels of Vitamins (A, E, K, D, B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, B12) plays a very important role in strengthening your immune systems and cell repair.
Magnesium & Calcium keeps the immune system strong, helps heal wounds, and supports sex drive.
Iron is needed by the immune system and the body uses the free radical action of iron to attack some pathogens. Iron helps the immune system in another way by enhancing the ability of white blood cells to engulf and kill bacteria.
Ferritin is Oxygen-carrying capacity of the blood is essential for endurance exercise as well as for normal function of the nervous, behavioural, and immune systems.
ESR (Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate) helps to diagnose conditions associated with acute and chronic inflammation including infections and autoimmune disorders. Inflammation accelerates ageing and decreases vitality
Albumin/Globulin/Total Protein Main carrier proteins in the blood and binds to key substances such as free fatty acids, testosterone and essential nutrient
What is the female sex hormone?
There are 2 major sex hormones in females - estrogen and progestrone.
- Estrogen - This is the main female sex hormone. It plays a crucial role in reproduction and is responsible for female physical features
- Progesterone - It prepares the uterus lining during menstrual cycle and supports pregnancy. After ovulation, it helps in regulating estrogen and balancing hormones in females.
Hormonal imbalance symptoms in females?
Symptoms of hormonal imbalance in women include -
- Weight gain or weight loss
- Excessive sweating
- Increased sensitivity to heat and cold
- Breast tenderness
- Low sex drive
- Long term fatigue
- Increased anxiety and depression
What hormone increases sex drive in females?
Estrogen influence female sex drive. High estrogen levels leads to increased sextual desire.
How to cure hormonal imbalance in females?
Treatment for hormonal imbalance includes -
- Birth control - These medications contain varying levels of estrogen and progesterone which may help in regulating hormone balance.
- Hormone replacement medications - These may temporarily reduce the symptoms of hormonal imbalance.
- Lifestyle changes like maintaining healthy body weight, eating a balanced diet, exercising regularly and managing stress may reduce the symptoms of hormonal imbalance.
When is the best time to test for hormone imbalance?
The blood samples are ideally taken during the first half of the menstrual cycle i.e the follicular phase (1-14 days from the start of the menstrual cycle)
- This is a comprehensive at-home blood test for evaluating reproductive health and female vitality by testing for hormonal imbalance, female fertility, regularity of menstrual cycle, female infertility and testing for the presence of sextually transmitted diseases.
- This test covers 75 parameters including hormonal factors like follicle stimulating hormone (FSH), luteinising hormone (LH), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), and prolactin, along with non hormonal factors like cholesterol, vitamin and mineral profile, kidney function amongst many others.
- Women facing hormonal imbalance, infertility, menopause symptoms, early or delayed signs of puberty, irregularity of menstrual cycle, loss of sex drive, thyroid disorders etc
- Women of all ages looking to improve overall health including mental health and cognitive function