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Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test

Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test

£159.00

The Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test tests for the core performance-related hormones such as testosterone, oestradiol, LH and FSH. SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) is also measured which allows us to make a calculation of free testosterone levels. In addition to a full blood count this profile also examines core body functions such as liver function and kidney function as well as iron and protein levels. A full cholesterol profile as well as CRP-hs (a high-sensitivity inflammation marker) is included in this test.
Blood sample 43 biomarkers included Results estimated in 3 working days from sample receipt at lab
Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test
Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test
Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test
Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test

What's included?

Biomarker profiles

  • Hormones
  • Proteins
  • Liver Health
  • Cholesterol Status
  • Kidney Health
  • Diabetes
  • Iron Status
  • Thyroid Hormones
  • Clotting Status
  • Red Blood Cells
  • White Blood Cells
  • Muscle Health
  • Inflammation

Hormones (5 Biomarkers)

Proteins (4 Biomarkers)

Liver Health (3 Biomarkers)

Cholesterol Status (6 Biomarkers)

Kidney Health (3 Biomarkers)

Diabetes (1 Biomarker)

Iron Status (2 Biomarkers)

Thyroid Hormones (2 Biomarkers)

Clotting Status (2 Biomarkers)

Red Blood Cells (7 Biomarkers)

White Blood Cells (6 Biomarkers)

Muscle Health (1 Biomarker)

Inflammation (1 Biomarker)

Special instructions

Prepare for your Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test by following these instructions. Please take your sample before 10am. Take this test when any symptoms of short-term illness have settled. Avoid heavy exercise for 48 hours beforehand. Avoid fatty foods for eight hours before your test, you do not need to fast. Take this test two to five days after the start of your period, ideally on day three. It can be taken any time if you do not have periods. Hormonal contraception can affect the results of this test. Taking a break from this and waiting for your periods to restart before your blood test will give more accurate results. Avoid taking your sample from a finger used to apply hormone gels/pessaries/patches in the past 4 weeks. Use gloves to apply these. Do not take biotin supplements for two days before this test, discuss this with your doctor if it is prescribed.

From the expert

The Advanced Sports Hormone Blood Test tests for the core performance-related hormones such as testosterone, oestradiol, LH and FSH. SHBG (sex hormone binding globulin) is also measured which allows us to make a calculation of free testosterone levels. In addition to a full blood count this profile also examines core body functions such as liver function and kidney function as well as iron and protein levels. A full cholesterol profile as well as CRP-hs (a high-sensitivity inflammation marker) is included in this test.

Dr Sam Rodgers MBBS, MRCGP
Chief Medical Officer

Why take this test?

  • You're not making the gains you expect and would like to know if hormone balance is the reason
  • You want to see how your inner health could be affecting your training
  • You are taking steroids and want to check your general health and hormone balance
  • You are experiencing symptoms of low testosterone and would like to check your hormone status
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Dr Sam Rodgers - Chief Medical Officer

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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.