-Testosterone Free & Total
Sex Hormone Binding Globulin + Testosterone, Free & Total
Both test use markers for evaluating testosterone levels in men and women. Often men with low testosterone suffer from low energy, erectile dysfunction, and hypothalamus disorders while women with high testosterone can suffer problems such as infertility, Hirsutism (abnormal hair growth), and Virilization (masculine features)
Used to evaluate thyroid function to detect any possible signs of thyroid gland problems. Examples include hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism, both of which can severely affect weight loss or gain, and irregular menstrual cycles.
As men age, their progesterone level drops, which can result in lowered testosterone production. For women this can affect menstrual cycles and cause symptoms of menopause. or hypothyroidism
Men produce estrogen through a process involving an enzyme called aromatase that transforms testosterone into estradiol. Aging men sometimes have too much aromatase activity, which causes their testosterone to convert to excess estradiol.
An 8-12 hour fast is recommended. Mornings are an ideal time to have blood drawn.
Results are typically ready in 7-10 business days or less.
The laboratory services are for informational purposes only. It is not the intention of MYLABFAX LLC to provide specific medical advice but to provide users with information to better understand your health. Please speak to a medical professional about your results for proper diagnosis and treatment.
Both the physician and the testing laboratory are independent contractors with whom MYLABFAX LLC makes arrangements for your blood tests. By Purchasing your lab tests through MYLABFAX you agree MYLABFAX LLC will NOT be held liable for any acts or omissions of the physicians, the testing laboratory, or their agents or employees.
Step 1: Order the lab test.
Step 2: Download and print the lab slip from your login page.
Step 3: Locate your nearest Quest Diagnostics Laboratory from the 'lab locator' tab on your login page.
Step 4: Visit the laboratory with your slip to have your blood drawn.
Step 5: Results take 7-10 business days. An email will be sent requesting you to login to your page to access them.
For a more detailed explanation, please visit our step-by-step guide on ordering tests.