Menopause Transition Panel by Lab Test on Demand checks for the hormones that affect the Menopause transition in a woman's in her 40s, but may be earlier. It is a gradual process and usually takes two to five years to complete.
The beginning of the menopausal process is called menopausal transition, it may begin sometime. During this trasition, hormone levels can fluctuate high to low from one month to the next, with periods and ovulation becoming irregular
Menopause Transition Panel includes: Estradiol, LH, and FSH.
Preparation: No fasting is necessary for this test.
Estradiol Test measures the level of Estradiol (E2) in the blood.
Estradiol is a very important hormone for both women and men. Estradiol acts in the growth and maintenance of organs related to sex and fertility.
The Estradiol Test checks for sexual and ovarian function in women to assess infertility, abnormal menstruation or symptoms of menopause.
In men, Estradiol helps maintain sperm cell health.
The LH (Luteinizing Hormone) test measures the LH levels in the blood.
The LH Hormone influences the reproductive organs and is ordered to evaluate fertility.
In women LH plays an important role in ovarian maturation and Estradiol levels. LH is an indicator that ovulation has occurred, it is a fertility signal for anyone trying to get pregnant.
In men LH is involved in the elaboration of testosterone and is associated with men’s sexual drive.
FSH Test is used to measure the level of Follicle-Stimulating Hormones (FSH).
FSH is an important hormone in the process of reproduction by helping the body develop eggs in women and sperm in men.
FSH Test is important to assess fertility in women and to measure ovulation. Abnormal high or low levels of FSH may result in infertility in women. Low levels of FSH in men can affect sperm production.