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Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test
Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test

Pituitary Function Profile Blood Test

The pituitary gland is responsible for controling the production of many key hormones in the body. This blood test helps to check the function of various hormone productions of the pituitary gland.
Blood sample 7 biomarkers included 2 working days turnaround

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Hormones
  • Thyroid Hormones
  • Adrenal Hormones

Hormones (4 Biomarkers)

Thyroid Hormones (2 Biomarkers)

Adrenal Hormones (1 Biomarker)

Special instructions

Please take your sample as soon as possible after waking. Do not eat for 12 hours prior to your test. Drink plenty of water, if you take medication then you are allowed to take it as you would normally. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor. Your result could be affected by corticosteroid medication (e.g. prednisolone). Ask your doctor whether you should stop before testing. Record any growth hormone supplement use in your medical history..
The pituitary gland is a small gland in the base of the brain, a few inches behind the bridge of the nose, which has major role in the control of your body hormone production. This test is performed to check the function of various hormone productions of the pituitary gland.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP

How it works

  • Take the test

    Collect your sample at home, visit a partner clinic, or we can even send a nurse to you.
  • Post your sample

    Send your sample back on the same day you take it in the freepost pack to our laboratory.
  • Get your results

    View your results with doctor's advice on your personal dashboard.
Laboratories you can trust

Laboratories you can trust

Trusted by the NHS and private clinics alike, you can be sure of the highest testing standards from our fully accredited partner laboratories.

Expert interpretation <br>
of your results

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.

Your personal<br>
health centre

Your personal
health centre

Discover the easy way to track your health through our online portal, my.medichecks.com. View your results with doctor's advice, monitor any changes over time and see the improvements you can make to your health with simple lifestyle changes.

Questions? Let us help

Questions? Let us help

Our customer care team is on-hand to help you find the test that's right for you. Get in touch via phone, live chat or email.

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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.