Estrogens Blood Test, Total
An Estrogens Blood Test is ordered to test for hormone imbalance in women and men.
An Estrogens Total Blood Test from Walk-In Lab tests for hormone imbalance in both women and men.
The estrogens totals blood test is also known simply as estrogen, and it does not require patients to fast before taking the test. Test results are available within two to three days. This blood test is a safe, confidential and convenient alternative for patients without a doctors order or for those without insurance.
The estrogens total blood test evaluates patients for ovarian estrogen producing tumors in the premenarcheal and postmenopausal female. Analyzing estrogen can also aid in establishing time of ovulation and optimal time for conception. When testing estrogen, serial samples must be collected over a several day period in order to evaluate baseline and peak total estrogen levels.
Yes, men have estrogen, too. Elevated estrogen levels can also eclipse testosterone in males, drastically reducing sex drive. The estrogen receptor is thought to be the most widely spread hormone receptor in the body. When a man is exposed to estrogenic chemicals, such as bisphenol A (BPA) - the endocrine disruptor found in plastics and food-can linings -- he can experience weight gain and erectile dysfunction.
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