Skip to content Skip to footer
SKU: PAM49

Complete Well Woman Blood Test

From: £72.00 - £221.00

This is our complete, essential health check for women, including liver and kidney function tests, cholesterol, iron deficiency and hormone testing.

Number of Tests Involved: 26

Time for results: 2 Days

Recommended For:

If you’re looking for an entry-level female health check covering all bases, this test package highlights any personal health risks.

 

SKU: PAM49 Categories: , Tags: , , Product ID: 1430

Description

Tests included:

FSH
Follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) is synthesised and secreted by the anterior pituitary gland and regulates the development, growth maturation and reproductive processes of the body.

LH
Luteinising Hormone (LH) is produced and released in the anterior pituitary gland and is an important part of a woman’s menstrual cycle.

Bilirubin
Bilirubin is a compound which plays an important role in the digestive system and the body’s removal of waste. This test measures all the yellow bilirubin pigment in the blood.

Globulin
Globulins are a group of proteins made in the liver by the immune system which play an important role in liver function, blood clotting and fighting infection.

Albumin
A main protein made by the liver. A low level of albumin can indicate a problem with your liver or kidneys.

Total Protein
This test measures albumin and all other proteins in blood, including antibodies made to help fight off infections.

ALT
Alanine aminotransferase (ALT) is an enzyme mainly found in the liver. It is the best test for detecting hepatitis.

GGT
Gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT) is an enzyme which is elevated in the blood in most diseases that can cause damage to the liver.

ALP
Alkaline phosphatase (ALP) is an enzyme related to the bile ducts. When they are blocked, levels increase either inside or outside the liver. High levels may indicate liver damage.

Triglycerides
Triglycerides are the body’s storage form of fat. Most triglycerides are found in fat (adipose) tissue, but some circulate in the blood to provide fuel for muscles to work. Extra triglycerides are found in the blood after eating a meal — when fat is being sent from the gut to fat tissue for storage. Triglycerides are a form of lipid (fat), and are therefore included as part of a lipid profile.

LDL Cholesterol
Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol is sometimes referred to as “bad” cholesterol. High levels of LDL can increase your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Total Cholesterol
Cholesterol is a substance that is essential for life. It helps form the membranes for cells in all organs and tissues in your body. It is used to make hormones that are essential for development, growth and reproduction. It forms bile acids that are needed to absorb nutrients from food. Cholesterol comes both from what you eat and from your body’s own production of cholesterol, which takes place in the liver. A small amount of your body’s cholesterol circulates in the blood in complex particles called “lipoproteins”. These include some particles that carry excess cholesterol away for disposal (HDL, good cholesterol) and some particles that deposit cholesterol in tissues and organs (LDL-bad cholesterol). The test for cholesterol measures all cholesterol (good and bad) that is carried in the blood.

Total Cholesterol: HDL Ratio
This ratio examines the amount of “good” or HDL cholesterol you have in relation to your total.

Non-HDL Cholesterol
Non-HDL cholesterol is the amount of “good” cholesterol, subtracted from your total cholesterol number. This will leave you with the amount of “bad” cholesterol.

HDL cholesterol
High-density lipoprotein (HDL) cholesterol is sometimes referred to as “good” cholesterol – it absorbs cholesterol and carries it back to the liver, which in turn, “flushes” it from the body. High levels of HDL cholesterol can lower your risk of heart disease and stroke.

Creatinine
Creatinine is a waste product produced in your muscles from the breakdown of a compound called creatine. Creatine is part of the cycle that produces the energy needed to contract your muscles.

Urea
Urea is the main component of urine and is produced by the metabolic breakdown of proteins. A high level in the blood may indicate limitations to kidney function.

eGFR
Estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) measures your level of kidney function and can be used to determine the stage of kidney disease.

Iron
The iron test measures the amount of iron that is circulating in the liquid part of blood bound to transferrin (a transport protein). Iron is an essential trace element in your blood. It is necessary for forming healthy red blood cells. Approximately 70% of iron absorbed from the diet is used to form haemoglobin, the protein within red blood cells which carries oxygen through your body. Iron is also used in the production of some other proteins, such as myoglobin in muscle, and various enzymes. Iron which is not used for protein production is stored within tissues as ferritin or hemosiderin. If not enough iron is taken in from the diet, then the stored levels of iron will drop. If the stored levels become depleted, this can lead to iron deficiency anaemia. On the other hand, absorption of too much iron can cause accumulation of iron stores in the tissues. This can cause damage to organs such as the heart, liver, and pancreas.

HbA1C
The term HbA1c refers to glycated haemoglobin. It develops when haemoglobin, a protein within red blood cells that carries oxygen throughout your body, joins with glucose in the blood, becoming ‘glycated’. By measuring HbA1c, we can see what blood sugars have been for 8-12 weeks.

TIBC
Total Iron Binding Capacity, or TIBC, measures the total capacity of your blood to bind and transport iron, and therefore reflects your body’s iron stores. TIBC correlates with the amount of the protein transferrin in your blood, available to bind iron.

Transferrin Saturation
Transferrin is a protein that attaches iron molecules and transports iron in the blood plasma. Transferrin is largely made in the liver and regulates your body’s iron absorption into the blood.

UIBC
The number of sites on transferrin that are not already carrying iron is referred to as unsaturated iron binding capacity (UIBC). This number can be added to the serum iron to calculate the TIBC.

Creatine Kinase
Creatine kinase is an enzyme produced by various tissues and cell types to indicate damage or disease of the skeletal muscles.

CRP HS
C-reactive protein (CRP) is a measure to assess inflammation in the body. This can be used to identify infections or other medical conditions. Particularly the CRP high-sensitivity (HS) test can be used to evaluate the risk of developing coronary artery disease.

Ferritin
Ferritin is a blood protein which contains iron and is used to understand how much iron your body stores.

Additional information

Service option

Finger prick sample, Arrange your own collection, Visit a Clinic

Package

Bronze: Results Only, Silver: Results + Consultation, Gold: Results, Consultation + Retest, Book Retest