Men's Hormone Panel Deluxe + PSA by Lab Test On Demand was designed to give the most comprehensive view of hormone health in men.
Testing regularly gives men control of their health.
The Men's Hormone Panel Deluxe includes the following tests: Estradiol, Progesterone Immunoassay, Testosterone Free ( Dialysis ) and Total, LH, FSH, DHEA Sulfate, PSA, Thyroid screen, SHBG, Growth Hormone, VitaminB12, Vitamin D25-Hydroxy Total Immunoassay and Insulin.
This panel requires a blood sample.
Preparation: No fasting or special preparation is required for this test.
TSH Blood Test or Thyroid Function Blood Test measures the level of Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). The quantity of TSH has a direct impact on the levels of thyroid hormones causing either over-active thyroid or under-active thyroid regulating the thyroid gland is important because the thyroid produces several hormones which can stimulate or shut down certain processes in the body.
TSH Blood Test or Thyroid Function Blood Test helps detect hyperthyroidism whose symptoms may include: weight loss, rapid heart rate, nervousness, diarrhea, irregular menstrual periods and hypothyroidism whose symptoms are: weight gain, dry skin, constipation, tiredness, frequent menstrual periods.
Testosterone ,Free Test measures the total and freely circulating Testosterone.
Testosterone is a vital hormone in both men and women, abnormal quantities can impact quality of life.
Low Testosterone levels in men can lead to lower sex drive, erectile dysfunction, low energy, low muscle mass, memory loss, etc. In women, abnormal Testosterone could cause male physical traits (facial hair, lower voice).
Progesterone Test measures the level of the hormone Progesterone in your body.
Progesterone is a hormone produced by the ovaries and the adrenal glands. In women it regulates the reproductive system (fertility, pregnancy, menstruation). In men, low levels of progesterone are involved in the production of semen.
The test evaluates ovarian function and time of ovulation to understand causes of infertility.
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.
DHEA Sulfate Test measures DHEA’s levels in the blood.
DHEA -S (Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate) assists in the development of certain male sexual characteristics at puberty.
This test helps evaluate women with excess facial hair or other male characteristics and also assess fertility and lack of menstrual periods. Elevated DHEA could be a consequence of an Adrenal tumor.
The test helps understand certain symptoms like weakness, low energy, low sex drive and infertility.
PSA test or Prostate Specific Antigen Test screens the level of the PSA protein produced by the Prostate gland and is used as a marker for early detection of Prostate cancer and for an enlarged or inflamed prostate. High levels of PSA may indicate these conditions.
The PSA test is often recommended to be taken on a yearly basis for men over the age of 50 or earlier if there is a family history of prostate cancer.
When the PSA Test is high it is is highly recommended that you take the "PSA : Free and Total" test as a follow up.
Early detection is an important tool in getting appropriate and timely treatment.
Please consult with your Doctor or Urologist if your levels of PSA are elevated.
Insulin Blood Test helps track insulin levels in the blood and can help assess insulin resistance.
The lack of insulin causes the level of sugar in your blood to become abnormally high, too much sugar in your blood can cause many problems including life-threatening, like diabetes, if not treated.
The abnormal production of insulin can be caused by certain disorders such as metabolic syndrome, diabetes, and other carbohydrate metabolic processes. Too much insulin in the blood may cause low levels of sugar in the blood (Hypoglycemia) which causes other types of disorders.
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin, SHBG Test measures the level of SHBG in the blood. SHBG is produced by the liver.
SHBG plays an important role as a transport for Androgen and Estrogen hormones including Testosterone and Estradiol.
High SHBG levels can result in inadequate amounts of Testosterone and Estradiol, low amounts of SHBG are linked to cardiovascular risk, hypothyroidism, diabetes, hair loss.
Growth Hormone Test measures the level of Growth Hormone (GH or HGH) in the blood.
Growth Hormone is produced by the Pituitary Gland and is important for normal bone density and muscle mass, it is also involved in protein synthesis and glucose metabolism. It can also affect heart and kidney function.
Vitamin B12 Test measures the B12 blood level. The Vitamin B12 Test has a wide range of roles in the body and it is required for production of red blood cells and for DNA synthesis.
The Vitamin B12 test is used to aid in the diagnosis of anemia and to determine overall nutritional health.
A deficiency of B12 can cause a condition known as macrocytic anemia (red blood cells get larger than normal) and neuropathy (nerve damage)
Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy Test measures the amount of vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D helps regulate calcium and phosphate. Concentrations of Vitamin D provide a picture of renal health, also a deficiency of vitamin D can lead to bone weakness, bad teeth, increased risk of a heart attack, cancer, respiratory disorders and immune system dysfunction.
The body gets vitamin D from the skin (through exposure to the sun) and from certain foods and supplements.