Individual hormone tests can help diagnose a health condition and provide information on how well your body is responding to a medication to inform your doctor's decision. You can book an appointment at Medical Express Clinic for individual hormone testing.
Changes in your hormone levels can cause several health issues and psychological changes, so we offer a wide range of individual hormone tests. These tests can help your doctor make the right diagnosis and offer reassurance for some symptoms.
We provide fast and accurate results and also offer referrals to endocrinology specialists or consultations with one of our experienced doctors.
Some individual hormone tests we offer include:
Hormone imbalance can cause a wide range of symptoms, and a hormone test will check for the hormone that isn't balanced. Depending on the imbalanced hormone, symptoms may include memory problems, sudden weight gain, and the following.
A hormone imbalance may cause premenstrual syndrome (PMS) and vaginal dryness in some women. Ensure you consult your GP if you are concerned about your symptoms. Your GP can refer you to get a blood test for hormone imbalance.
You should have a hormone test if you have an existing condition that requires monitoring to ensure the dose and effectiveness of your medication. Your doctor will advise you on the necessary tests and what you should know. You may experience specific hormone-related symptoms, or your doctor may recommend the test as a routine health check.
A hormone imbalance in women may cause irregular or heavy periods. Irregular periods include a stopped period, missed periods, and frequent periods. Other symptoms are:
Hormone imbalance in men can cause the following symptoms.
Before your hormone test, inform your doctor of any supplements or medications you are taking. This will include hormone therapy and birth control pills, as they can affect your test results.
Our experienced nurse will take your blood sample using a hypodermic needle inserted into a vein in your arm. They will send your blood sample to our specialist laboratory for analysis. A blood test can detect most hormones, including:
Hormone issues are usually complex, so you need a doctor's request or a consultation with one of our experienced private GPs. If you are taking your results to the requesting doctor, we can email them to your doctor. Patients who consult our doctor will receive a follow-up call to discuss the results and further tests, and then we will email the results.