This complete female blood panel test includes:
The standard of any complete physical includes a chemistry panel provides wide range of important markers to help assess cardiovascular risk, metabolic function, electrolyte status, minerals important for bone health, including insight into liver and kidney function.
Ferritin is a protein produced in the liver for the storage of iron. Ferritin provides a better indicator of iron status than serum iron testing alone. Serum ferritin is a sensitive and specific blood test that helps your healthcare provider diagnose iron deficiency such as anemia or iron overload (hemochromatosis).
Produced mainly by the adrenal glands, DHEA is the most abundant steroid hormone in the human body. DHEA plays a significant role in hormone balance, as well as supporting immune function, energy, mood, the maintenance of muscle and bone mass. Considering orally administered DHEA is mostly converted to DHEA-S, along with the fact that DHEA-S levels tend to be more stable in blood than DHEA, a measurement of DHEA-S is preferable to DHEA.
CRP measures general levels of inflammation in your body, but cannot indicate where specific inflammation is located or direct cause of inflammation. Uncontrolled, systemic inflammation increases the risk for a variety of degenerative diseases like heart disease and stroke.
TSH is produced by the pituitary gland, and stimulates your thyroid to produce thyroid hormones T3 and T4. TSH can be used to screen for thyroid disease and other thyroid imbalances.
Best known for being the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is critical to every cell and tissue in the human body. Vitamin D influences proper immune function and bone density along with heart health and mood disorders. Vitamin D is important for optimal health.
HbA1C shows the average level of blood sugar (glucose) over the past 3 months. HbA1C is a helpful indicator of how well your blood glucose is being controlled. HbA1C is also used to monitor the results of diet, exercise, and drug therapies in diabetic patients.
ApoB is a protein involved in the consumption of lipids in the blood. ApoB is the main protein constituent of all non-HDL cholesterol in your blood. The higher the number, the greater risk more cholesterol is ending up in your artery walls and greater the risk of artery calcification and heart attack.
Magnesium is a co-factor in hundreds of enzymatic processes within human cells. Magnesium supports healthy muscle, nerve, cardiovascular and immune system function, heart rhythm, bone strength and blood sugar that is already within a normal range.
Our most popular requested test, The Complete Female Blood Test provides insight into a woman’s essential hormone levels cardiovascular health, hormone status crucial to supporting a woman’s overall optimal health.
The Complete female panel blood test may be done fasting (which is preferred) or 2-6 hours after eating. Both provide important information, although 2-6 hours after your last meal provides a more realistic assessment of your blood in day to day life. If you are supplementing hormones, we recommend taking them 2 hours prior to having your blood drawn to capture peak blood hormone levels in your blood.
Complete female blood panel tests are best taken in the morning hours before 11am. Note: Hormonal contraceptives can interfere with progesterone and estrogen results.
Pre-menopausal women: For a 28 day cycle, blood should be drawn on day 21 (day 1 is the day that bleeding begins). For longer or shorter cycles, count 8 days back from the day your next menstruation would start.
Post-menopausal women: Blood can be drawn any day of the month.