If you’re concerned about drinking one glass too many or are worried about all the news about fatty disease, you’ll want to know the health of your liver.
This easy, at-home, finger-prick test looks at seven key liver biomarkers to tell you if it’s functioning properly – this will provide you with peace of mind or the facts to seek medical assistance.
Whatever the outcome, you’re in control.
Do you feel tired, sluggish, and depressed?
Or do you suffer from anxiety, problems sleeping, restlessness, and irritability?
If so, you could have an underactive or over-active thyroid. Your thyroid is the great regulator of body and mind – it keeps you in balance.
This test looks at the main thyroid biomarkers, but particularly T3 and T4, to give you peace of mind that everything is working or vital information if you need to discuss the results with a medical professional
Our kidneys play a vital role in keeping our bodies healthy.
They clean our blood and filter 200 litres of fluid every 24 hours.
In other words, they’re worth looking after!
Although our kidney function test sits at the heart of many of our best-selling tests this is the perfect opportunity for anyone who wants to focus exclusively on the three biomarkers which together indicate the health of your kidneys.
This will give you peace of mind that everything is working properly or vital information to seek the necessary medical attention
If you are suffering from fatigue, brain fog, headaches or moodiness, you could be suffering from a common complaint – low Vitamin B12.
Vitamin B12 is important for red blood cell and DNA formation, as well as brain and nerve cell development. Folate is also important for red blood cell formation, and crucial in early pregnancy to reduce certain brain and spinal birth defects. It can give an indication of nutritional and/or malabsorption status.
This a simple, but important, test which can be done easily at home
If you are concerned that your life is causing you stress, then this is the test for you. When our bodies are under stress, they produce a hormone called cortisol.
But too much cortisol can be bad for you. This test will tell you if the level of your stress hormone is perfectly in balance or maybe something in your life is causing damaging levels of stress which you need to address.
Cholesterol is vital for the healthy functioning of your body – it is needed for the manufacture of everything from Vitamin D to sex hormones like testosterone and progesterone. It’s also a contributor to heart disease.
So you could say it’s important. This test, which is also called a lipid profile, monitors the levels and proportions of your body's good and bad cholesterols by looking at the 6 biomarkers which make up the cholesterol in your body
Are you feeling tired, need to urinate frequently, constantly feel thirsty, or have sudden, unexplained weight loss. Or are you suffering from some of the factors which can increase your risk of contracting diabetes – such as a sedentary lifestyle, being overweight, or if the disease runs in your family.
This test will tell you the level of your blood sugar and confirm it it's classified as normal, pre-diabetes or even diabetes level.
Iron is a vital mineral to keeping us healthy – it makes the red blood cells which carry oxygen around the body. If it sounds important, it is!
Our Full Iron Profile analyses the five biomarkers which together give you a complete picture of the health of your iron. Take this test to give yourself peace of mind that everything is working properly or the knowledge that you need medical attention.
Whichever you choose, you’re in control.
If you are worried about the health of your heart, this test for brain natriuretic peptide (BNP) is for you.
Our hearts make certain proteins when they are under pressure which can measured with a Brain Natriuretic Peptide test. Levels of these proteins in your blood go up when your heart condition worsens and go down when it gets better
A BNP test will help you determine if you need medical attention for a heart condition or if you’re suffering from something else that has similar symptoms such as shortness of breath.
If you are concerned about the health of your bones you can take a Vitamin D test. This vital vitamin helps your bones to absorb calcium and to keep your bones strong.
This prevents bone pain, weak bones, unusual bone development and even muscle weakness and cramps.
It can also give an indication of nutritional status, organ damage and other medical conditions
Omegas are dietary fats, also known as unsaturated fats, that contribute to a healthy lifestyle and proper body function when well-balanced in your diet.
There are three types of omega fatty acids - omega-3s, omega-6s and omega-9s. Each type of omega serves a different function for our bodies, has different variants and come from various sources.
Together, Experts agree that they contribute to proper function for almost every system in our bodies