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Pulse Health Screening offers a variety of tests to check your hormone levels.

If you are struggling pre-or post menopause or feel stressed and tired, checking your hormone status may reveal  an abnormality which may explain your symptoms.  

As well as blood tests, saliva and urine tests are also accurate methods to check hormone levels.
These tests are analysed at Genova Diagnostics or The Doctors Laboratory in London.  

If you are planning for a baby or have infertility problems, click here for Fertility Hormone Tests.
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Polycystic Ovary Syndrome Profile

£400.00

If you are a young woman and have infrequent periods, prolonged periods or no menstrual periods plus have excess hair on your face and body or acne, you may have polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). This test requires a venous blood sample which checks for Testosterone, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, Glucose, Follicle Stimulating Hormone, DHEAs, Insulin, Luteinizing Hormone, 17 Hydroxyprogesterone, Lipid Profile, Prolactin, Antimullerian Hormone, Androstenedione, SHBG.

You should not eat or drink (except for water) for at least 9 hours prior to this test
Venous Blood Tests

Most of these tests are analysed at The Doctors Laboratory, London, unless stated otherwise.  You will be sent a blood testing kit in the post.  You need to ask for your blood sample to be taken at your GP surgery or by a local phlebotomist, which may incur an additional fee.  If you can get to The Doctor’s Laboratory at 55 Wimpole Street, London, they can take your blood, there.  Opening hours are Monday to Friday: 08.00am  to 7.00pm, Saturday: 09.00 to 5.00pm.  If you wish to use this service, you will be required to pay an additional fee of £10.25 (£31 if not paid in advance). This can be ordered below.

Some of the blood tests from The Doctors Laboratory are now available from finger-prick samples. More details here.

If you live within 10 miles of Bedford, we can arrange for your sample to be taken in your home for a fee of £15, or £25 if you live between 11 and 25 miles.  This fee is waived if the blood sample is taken during a health screening consultation.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.
CHILDREN: We are unable to arrange these tests for children under 16 unless you have written authorisation from a doctor.  If you are concerned about your child’s health, we strongly recommend that you seek medical advice, first.


Please Note:  When you order a test, you will taken to a form after making your payment which MUST be filled in, giving details necessary for us to authorise your test with the laboratory.  Test results will be sent to the email address provided on the form.  If you are paying for a test for someone else, please give their details on the form. Failure to do this may cause unnecessary delay in receiving the test kit or result.
To view our range of tests, click on the categories, below.  If you require a test not listed here, contact us and we may be able to arrange it for you.

Andropause Profile

£139.00

The Andropause is often referred to as the Male Menopause in middle-aged men. Symptoms may include fatigue, reduced libido, hot flushes, depression, irritability or premature aging. This test requires a venous blood sample which checks for DHEAs, Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Luteinizing Hormone, SHBG, Testosterone, Free Androgen Index.

Hormone Profiles

Menopause Profile

£99.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Follicle Stimulating Hormone, Luteinizing Hormone, Oestradiol, Thyroid Stmulating Hormone (TSH), Free Thyroid (FT4)




Saliva Tests

These test kits require a saliva sample unless stated otherwise.  They are all analysed by Genova Diagnostics.  When you have taken your sample(s), you should send it to the laboratory in the supplied envelope as soon as possible from your local post office.  You will receive your results by email, usually within three weeks.  Samples should not be taken or posted on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.

One Day Progesterone/Oestradiol

£68.00

This test includes the measurement of oestradiol and progesterone from a simple saliva sample.  It is recommended for women taking natural or synthetic hormone supplementation, menopausal women or to check for oestrogen dominance in men or women.

More Information . . .




Gender:

Testosterone

£68.00

This test measures testosterone levels in men and women from a saliva sample.  It can be used to monitor hormone therapy or check for hormonal imbalances related to symptoms of the male menopause (andropause).    More Information . . .




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Adrenal Stress Profile

£75.00

This test requires four saliva samples taken at timed intervals throughout the day.  It measures levels of Cortisol and DHEA which can affect hormone levels that may lead to adrenal fatigue or exhaustion.   More Information . . .




Menopause Profile (saliva + urine)

£259.00

This test includes the 1-Day Progesterone/Oestradiol Test plus Testosterone, Oestrogen Metabolites and Bone Resorption Test. One saliva sample and two first morning urine samples are required.  More Information . . .


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Reverse T3

£62.00

Under certain conditions, the conversion of T4 to T3 can be impaired, resulting in high levels of reverse T3.  Although chemically similar to T3, reverse T3 is completely inactive and lowers the amount of active thyroid hormone available to the cells.  Genova Diagnostics arranges this test.

Total Thyroid Screen

£99.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Total T4, Free T4, Free T3, Anti-Thyroglobulin antibodies and Peroxidase antibodies to test for Hashimoto’s disease.  The Reverse T3 test can be included for an additional fee.

Total Thyroid Screen with Reverse T3

£136.00

Genova Diagnostics arranges these tests

Rhythm Female Hormone Profile

£165.00

This 12-sample saliva test measures progesterone, oestrogen and testosterone levels over the monthly cycle to identify any hormonal imbalances. Common symptoms of this can include premenstrual tension, fluid retention, excessive menstrual bleeding, menstrual irregularity, low libido, endometriosis, ovarian cysts, infertility, acne, and excess body hair. More Information . . .




Rhythm Plus - Comprehensive Female Hormone Profile

£209.00

This 12-sample saliva tests all of the hormones in the Rhythm Profile, above, plus it also assesses Melatonin and the Adrenal Hormones, Cortisol and DHEA.   More Information . . .




Male Hormones Plus Profile

£166.00

This test measures the hormones, cortisol, DHEA, testosterone and melatonin to detect hormonal imbalances related to symptoms of male andropause, rapid ageing, low vitality and sexual dysfunction.  More Information . . .




Urine Tests

These test kits require a urine sample. When you have taken your sample, you should send it to the laboratory in the supplied envelope as soon as possible from your local post office.  You will receive your results by email, usually within three weeks.  Samples should not be taken or posted on Fridays, Saturdays or Sundays.

N.B. The prices stated below cover the cost of the test(s) and results, only. As a health screening company, we are unable to give advice on medical treatment, therefore, if you have an abnormal result, you will be advised to discuss your results with a doctor. However, we will provide diet and lifestyle suggestions, if appropriate, or recommend further sources of information.

Metabolic Analysis Profile - Organic Acids

£208.00

This test requires a first morning sample and measures four critical areas of metabolism: gastrointestinal function and dysbiosis markers, cellular and mitochondrial energy metabolites, neurotransmitter metabolites and functionally important organic acid metabolites of amino acids.   More Information . . .




Chronic Fatigue Screen

£250.00

This test requires a first morning urine sample and four saliva samples.  It measures everything in the Metabolic Analysis Profile, above plus adrenal stress hormones (see Adrenal Stress Profile, above).   More Information . . .




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Comprehensive Adrenal Stress Profile

£99.00

This test requires four saliva samples taken at timed intervals throughout the day.  It measures levels of Cortisol and DHEA as with the Adrenal Stress Profile but also measures secretory IgA levels (sIgA).  Low sIgA may indicate a susceptibility to food sensitivities.   More information. . .




Oestradiol

£35.50

Measures the circulating levels of oestradiol, a form of oestrogen, which is important for assessing ovarian function in women and oestrogen dominance in both men and women. This test can also be ordered with the Andropause Profile for male menopause monitoring.

Thyroid Function Profile

£73.00

Venous blood sample which tests for Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Free T4 + Free T3 to check for thyroid function.  Also available as a finger-prick test


Adrenal Stress Plus

£109.00

This test measures levels of Cortisol, DHEA and Secretory IgA as with the Comprehensive Adrenal Stress Profile but also measures Antigliadin IgA which may suggest a reaction to a protein component of wheat called gliadin, indicating a leaky gut.  More information. . .




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Adrenal - Thyroid Profile

£146.00

This test includes an Adrenal Stress Profile from four saliva samples and urinary T3 to check thyroid health from a first morning urine sample.  More information. . .




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Venepuncture Fee at TDL London

£10.25

If you are able to get to London and wish to have your blood taken at The Doctors Laboratory in Wimpole Street, you can save over £20 by paying in advance.  Usual fee is £31

(Only available for tests analysed at The Doctors Laboratory)