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Growth Hormone Blood Test
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Growth Hormone Blood Test

Growth Hormone Blood Test

Growth hormone (hGH), or somatotropin, is a hormone responsible for normal body growth and development. This test measures the level of growth hormone in your blood.
1 test included 2 working days turnaround

£59.00

Growth hormone (hGH), or somatotropin, is a hormone responsible for normal body growth, metabolism, protein production in muscle cells and energy release from the breakdown of fats in the body. The amount of growth hormone in the blood changes during the day and is affected by exercise, sleep, emotional stress, and diet.

This test can be used to identify problems with the production of human growth hormone. Levels of growth hormone vary widely throughout the day so a single measurement of growth hormone is of limited use.
Rest for 30 mins prior to sample being drawn. This test must be taken between 8am and 10am. Fast 8 - 10 hrs prior to sample being taken. Do not consume alcohol 24 hrs before test or cease prescribed medication without consulting your Doctor.

3 simple steps

  • Take the test

    Take the test - either using your kit or visit a clinic.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample in the freepost pack to our fully accredited lab.
  • Get your results

    Get your doctor reviewed results on my.medichecks.com.
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Expert interpretation
of your results

One of our team of doctors will review your results and give you personalised advice based on your medical history, lifestyle and health and fitness goals.

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Important

Our tests are not a substitute for seeing your doctor, especially if you are suffering symptoms. Our doctors will interpret your results based on the information you have provided, but will not diagnose, consult or provide any treatment. You will be advised to see your doctor for any necessary follow-up action.