Female Hormones Screen

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Product Description

Female Hormones Screen

Which hormones will the Female Hormones Screen identify?

Better2Know’s screen will test you for:

  • Luteinizing hormone (LH)
  • Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH)
  • Prolactin (luteotropic hormone)
  • Oestradiol (17 Beta) (A hormone that affects the activity of the ovaries)

Hormones are chemicals that are produced by certain cells in your body. They regulate a variety of different processes such as metabolism, digestion, lactation and reproduction. The focal hormones in this profile all regulate a woman’s reproductive cycle. Significantly higher or lower levels can affect a woman’s ability to conceive or carry a child. If unbalanced, it can also indicate problems with certain glands such as the Pituitary and Thyroid glands.

Is the Female Hormones Screen accurate?

Our panel of medical experts have designed, and regularly review, Better2Know’s selection of screens and tests. Pathology is performed by our CPA accredited laboratory. All to ensure fast, efficient and accurate testing.

How does this test work?

Your Female Hormones Screen kit will arrive in plain packaging to maintain your confidentiality. A blood sample will be required for analysis, which you can collect with the finger prick lancet we provide in your kit. Better2Know’s Patient Services team will email you with instructions on how to collect your sample; please follow the guidance carefully. Once completed, you can send your sample to our certified laboratory with the prepaid envelope we have included in your home test kit.

When will my Female Hormones Screen kit arrive?

If you place your order before 4pm, Monday to Friday, Better2Know will post your home test kit on the same day via first class post. Your package should arrive the next working day, or the day after, depending on where you are in the UK.

How long before I get my Female Hormones Screen results?

Your confidential results will be available one working day after your sample has arrived at our lab. One of Better2Know’s trained sexual health advisors will contact you, unless you ask us not to, once all your results are ready to report. The Better2Know patient area is a secure online service that displays your results when they are ready. You will be sent your log in details after your order has been processed.

Is the Better2Know Female Hormones Screen confidential?

Yes, your patient journey with Better2Know is completely confidential. No personal information, or details concerning your results, will be shared to any third parties without your consent, unless the law asks us to so do. You also have the option of remaining anonymous as our private STI testing services does not require use of your real name or date of birth.

How it works

How It Works:

Buying your home test kits online is simple:

  • 1 Buy your test online.
  • 2 Receive it in the post.
  • 3 Provide a sample.
  • 4 Free return postage to the lab.
  • 5 Check your results securely online.

We provide a completely confidential and anonymous service. Please refer to our FAQs above, for more information. If you have any additional questions, please do not hesitate to contact us, using the phone number at the top of the page.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: When will you send my kit to me?

If your order is placed before 4pm on a working day, then it will be sent the same day. Otherwise it will be sent on the next working day.

Q: Why do you need my email address?

Your Patient Services Manager, Louise Wright, will email you your login details to access your results, a confirmation your kit has been dispatched and finally when all your results are ready. We do not sell on or email you any other marketing materials, that is why we do not ask you to opt in or out of anything.

Q: Do I need to use my real name?

No, but the postman does need to know where to deliver the kit to. As long as you use a name that will get the kit to you, then we do not need your real name.

Q: What if I do not want to pay by card?

Our payment reference on your card will show up as "health screen" so it will not link your purchase to Better2Know. If you do not want to pay by card then we can also accept PayPal and cash. Please call our Patient Services Team to arrange payment.

Q: What does the kit packaging look like?

It will arrive in plain white envelope with your typed name and address on it.

Q: What if I have any more questions?

You can email Louise by replying to one of the emails she has sent to you. She will do her best to answer them.