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Wellness Screen

Wellness is defined as the state of being in good health. Our recommended wellness screen checks your major organ functions such as your blood, liver, kidney, and thyroid.

Wellness Screen Labs

A CBC measures the overall health of your red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Many perimenopausal / menopausal women complain of a lack of energy or fatigue. A CBC can help determine if anemia (a low hemoglobin) is contributing to symptoms.

A CMP includes 14 measurements to evaluate your blood sugar, electrolytes, liver and kidney function. We recommend you fast prior to having your blood drawn (nothing to eat or drink except black coffee or water for 12 hours prior to having your blood drawn.) If you do not fast, your results can be affected.

A lipid panel measures your cholesterol levels including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. Hormone therapy can increase/decrease your cholesterol depending on the type of therapy you use (oral or transdermal - through the skin). We recommend you fast prior to having your blood drawn (nothing to eat or drink except black coffee or water for 12 hours prior). If you do not fast, your results can be affected.

TSH is secreted by your pituitary gland. It is measured as a screening test for overactive (hyperthyroid) or underactive (hypothyroid) disease. Thyroid disease and menopause have many of the same symptoms so measuring your TSH is important to determine your best treatment plan.

Am I in Menopause?

Hot flashes, night sweats and mood changes in a midlife woman are most commonly symptoms of hormonal changes but you can also be suffering from an underactive or overactive thyroid.

Menopause Labs

FSH is a hormone released by your pituitary gland that regulates your ovaries. An elevated FSH in combination with a low estradiol is a reliable marker for menopause in women over 40 without any other associated diseases.

Estradiol is produced in your ovary. Measuring your levels of estradiol helps to determine your ovarian function.

Hormone Check

Feeling well through midlife and menopause requires a delicate balance of hormones. Checking your hormone levels can justify many of the symptoms you are feeling. You may even want to add a thyroid screen, TSH.

Hormone Check Labs

Progesterone is mainly produced in the ovaries and declines in menopause. In women who continue to experience weight gain, mood swings, PMS and breast tenderness, checking a progesterone level can be helpful.

Estradiol is produced in your ovary. Measuring your levels of estradiol helps to determine your ovarian function.

Testosterone is a sex hormone produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands. Testosterone plays a role in libido. In women who are around or already through menopause and bothered by a low sex drive, checking your testosterone can help determine your hormone health.

DHEA is a hormone in the blood produced by your adrenal glands (adrenal glands sit above your kidney). DHEA gets converted to testosterone and estrogen in your blood. DHEA levels naturally decline with menopause. While the scientific studies are lacking, many believe a low DHEA can contribute to decreased sex drive, depression and muscle loss. We suggest measuring your DHEA levels if menopause symptoms persist despite adequate treatment.

Looking for my sex drive

Decreased libido/sex drive is a common complaint at midlife and menopause. Checking testosterone and sex hormone binding globulin can help shed light on treatment options.

Sex Drive Labs

Testosterone is a sex hormone produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands. Testosterone plays a role in libido. In women who are around or already through menopause and bothered by a low sex drive, checking your testosterone can help determine your hormone health.

SHBG is measured in women to help determine how much testosterone is used in their tissues. It can be helpful to determine irregular periods, acne and excess facial/body hair, and decreased sex drive.

STD Screening

Midlife dating and new sexual partners can expose you to a sexually transmitted disease. It just takes once to catch an STD. We recommend STD testing for everyone at any age and with each new sexual partner.

STD Labs

Herpes 1 and 2 are viral infections obtained from sexual contact. Both types can cause genital herpes. According to the most recent literature, the majority of herpes infections are transmitted by people who are unaware they have an infection. We recommend testing with each new sexual partner.

Chlamydia is a common sexually transmitted disease that often causes no symptoms but can cause painful urination, vaginal discharge, vaginal irritation, painful intercourse, and bleeding between your periods. It is easily treated with antibiotics. While it is more common to see a chlamydia infection in younger women, it can happen at any age. We recommend testing with each new sexual partner.

Gonorrhea is a common sexually transmitted disease that often causes no symptoms but can cause painful urination, vaginal discharge, Vaginal irritation, painful intercourse, bleeding between your periods. It is easily treated with antibiotics. We recommend testing with each new sexual partner.

Thyroid Check

Common symptoms of thyroid disorders mimic menopause symptoms such as weight gain, feeling tired, lacking energy, anxiety, dry skin, hair loss, and insomnia. This screen checks for a thyroid disorder.

Thyroid Labs

TSH is secreted by your pituitary gland. It is measured as a screening test for overactive (hyperthyroid) or underactive (hypothyroid) disease. Thyroid disease and menopause have many of the same symptoms so measuring your TSH is important to determine your best treatment plan.

Measuring Free T4 along with your TSH can aid in the diagnosis of a thyroid disorder.

Vitamin D Check

Vitamin D is most important for its role in our bone health, but it also has a role in many of our other cells. A low Vitamin D can cause weakness, fatigue, aches and pains - similar to menopause symptoms for some women.

Vitamin D Labs

Check your level of Vitamin D and learn how to improve it if it is low.

Urinary Problems

Midlife women often complain of urinary urgency, frequency and painful urination. UTI, an overgrowth of bacteria in the urinary tract, is a common cause of urinary symptoms and treated with prescription antibiotics. Genital Syndrome of Menopause is also a common cause of urinary complaints. A urinalysis and urine culture help distinguish the cause of your symptoms.

Urinary Labs

A urine culture tests for abnormally elevated levels of bacteria in the urine. Genital symptoms of menopause include urinary frequency, urinary urgency and frequent urinary tract infections. When a woman has urinary symptoms along with elevated levels of bacteria, treatment is usually recommended with oral antibiotic therapy.

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A lipid panel measures your cholesterol levels including total cholesterol, HDL, LDL and triglycerides. Hormone therapy can increase/decrease your cholesterol depending on the type of therapy you use (oral or transdermal - thru the skin). We recommend you fast prior to having your blood drawn (nothing to eat or drink except black coffee or water for 12 hours prior). If you do not fast, your results can be affected.

A CBC measures the overall health of your red blood cells, white blood cells and platelets. Many perimenopausal / menopausal women complain of a lack of energy / fatigue. A CBC can help determine if anemia ( a low hemoglobin) is contributing to symptoms.

To screen for the infection with Neisseria gonorrhoeae and Chlamydia trachomatis, two common STIs. This test is done with a urine sample.

We recommend you fast prior to having your blood drawn (nothing to eat or drink except black coffee or water for 12 hours prior to having your blood drawn. (If you do not fast, your results can be affected).

DHEA is a hormone in the blood produced by your adrenal glands(adrenal glands sit above your kidney). DHEA gets converted to testosterone and estrogen in your blood. DHEA levels naturally decline with menopause. While the scientific studies are lacking, many believe a low DHEA can contribute to decreased sex drive, depression and muscle loss. We suggest measuring your DHEA levels if menopause symptoms persist despite adequate treatment.

Estradiol is produced in your ovary. Measuring your levels of estradiol helps to determine your ovarian function.

FSH is a hormone released by your pituitary gland that regulates your ovaries. An elevated FSH in combination with a low estradiol is a reliable marker for menopause in women over 40 without any other associated diseases.

Herpes antibody checks for both HSV 1 and HSV 2.

Progesterone is mainly produced in the ovaries and declines in menopause. In women who continue to experience weight gain, mood swings, PMS and breast tenderness, checking a progesterone level can be helpful.

Prolactin is a hormone secreted by your pituitary. Elevated levels of prolactin can cause irregular periods, no period and sexual dysfunction around the menopause.

SHBG is measured in women to help determine how much testosterone is used in their tissues. It can be helpful to determine irregular periods, acne and excess facial/body hair, and decreased sex drive.

Testosterone is a sex hormone produced in the ovaries and adrenal glands. In women who are around or already thru menopause and are bothered by a low sex drive, testosterone supplementation may be your answer.

TSH is secreted by your pituitary gland. It is measured as a screening test for overactive (hyperthyroid) or underactive (hypothyroid) disease. Thyroid disease and menopause have many of the same symptoms so measuring your TSH is important to determine your best treatment plan.

Your thyroid gland produces two main hormones T4 and T3.Measuring free T4 can help determine if your thyroid is functioning in a balanced fashion. Since menopause and thyroid disease have many of the same symptoms, it is important to make sure a woman’ s thyroid is functioning properly prior to and while being treated for menopause.

A urine culture tests for abnormally elevated levels of bacteria in the urine. Genital symptoms of menopause include urinary frequency, urinary urgency and frequent urinary tract infections. When a woman has urinary symptoms along with elevated levels of bacteria, treatment is usually recommended with oral antibiotic therapy.

Check your level of Vitamin D and learn to improve it if it is low.

V-12 (cobalamin) is a water soluble vitamin. It plays a key role in the formation of your blood, normal functioning of the brain and nervous system. Vitamin B-12 is also involved in your metabolism. Some common symptoms of a low B-12 include fatigue, palpitations, constipation, muscle tingling or weakness, irritability and depression.

Ferritin is a blood protein that carries iron. Checking your ferritin level helps determine how much iron your body stores. Ferritin is often checked in those suffering from anemia (a low blood count) and restless leg syndrome.