Female Hormone Blood Test - What we look for
Luteinizing Hormone & Follicle-stimulating Hormone
FSH and LH are produced by the brain in order to control the production and release of sex hormones including testosterone and estrogen The reproductive system is regulated by FSH and LH. In women that are still menstruating, low levels of FSH and LH may indicate excessive estrogen and may lead to estrogen dominance.
Prolactin is secreted by the pituitary gland. There are only two major functions of prolactin: to induce milk production and to develop nerve cells. Prolactin levels can help evaluate sexual dysfunction of unknown cause in both men and women.
The primary female sex hormone, oestradiol is a form of estrogen that is also present in males. Knowing your oestradiol levels can indicate how well the ovaries are working.
Having a healthy hormone balance will help you to have a balanced energy level, bone mass, and fat distribution. It is also crucial to note that Luteinizing Hormone & Follicle-stimulating hormones are formed continuously by the human brain to manage the production of sex hormones such as estrogen and testosterone. Check your fertility today.