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Randox Female Hormone Home Test Kit (with Premium Sample Collection Tasso Device)
Randox Female Hormone Home Test Kit (with Premium Sample Collection Tasso Device)
Randox Female Hormone Home Test Kit (with Premium Sample Collection Tasso Device)

Randox Female Hormone Home Test Kit (with Premium Sample Collection Tasso Device)

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Product Summary

Measure 8 key hormones and find out if you have a hormone imbalance that could be affecting your fertility, mood, weight and energy levels with our convenient Female Hormone home test.

Our premium sample collection method uses the revolutionary Tasso+ device offering a superior alternative to traditional finger prick collection which can be painful and challenging for some individuals. Tasso+ uses innovative technology to quickly and painlessly collect your blood sample from the comfort of your home.

  • Sample type: Premium Sample Collection Tasso Device. Watch the instructional video here.
  • Results: in 2-3 working days from receipt of sample at lab.

Why Get Tested?

Female hormones support many bodily functions including fertility, metabolism, mood and even sleep. A change to your period, weight gain, acne, hair loss, low energy levels, anxiety/depression or muscle weakness can all be signs of a hormone imbalance.

This convenient home test will help you to identify if a hormone imbalance could be the cause of your symptoms.

It is important to note that the contraceptive pill may affect your results. If you stop taking the pill, we suggest waiting until your periods have resumed their normal cycle before taking this test. Make sure that you take an alternative form of contraception if you are not planning to become pregnant.

What is tested for in this kit?

  • Oestradiol
  • Progesterone
  • Follicle-Stimulating Hormone
  • Luteinising Hormone
  • Prolactin
  • Testosterone
  • Sex Hormone Binding Globulin
  • Free Androgen Index

What is Oestradiol?

Oestradiol is the main form of oestrogen in the body. Oestradiol is essential for ovulation, conception and pregnancy, measuring your oestradiol levels can provide insight into ovarian function. Levels decrease significantly during menopause. If levels are too high it could indicate PCOS or endometriosis. Oestradiol can also protect against bone loss and aid in regulating cholesterol levels.

What is Progesterone?

Progesterone plays an important role in preparing your body for pregnancy after ovulation. Levels increase when you ovulate, measuring your progesterone levels at a particular time in your cycle can therefore indicate if you have ovulated and releasing healthy eggs.

What is Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH)?

FSH stimulates the production of oestradiol and promotes the development of ovarian follicles. FSH levels peak just before ovulation, with levels lower during the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle to prevent the development of new follicles. Due to the fluctuation of FSH levels during the menstrual cycle, its is recommend levels are measured within the first 4 days of the cycle. A common reason for increased levels of FSH is the menopause.

What is Luteinising Hormone (LH)?

LH plays an important role in reproductive health. LH levels peak in the middle of the menstrual cycle triggering ovulation. Measurement alongside other hormones at the beginning of the cycle can help to identify a hormone imbalance that could be affecting ovulation.

What is Prolactin?

Prolactin plays a role in the menstrual cycle and also stimulates milk production during breastfeeding. Too much prolactin can impact the production of other hormones including FSH and LH and as such is important for reproductive health

What is Testosterone?

Measuring your testosterone levels may help to determine the cause of symptoms such as oily skin, excess body hair and irregular periods. High levels are associated with conditions like PCOS.

What is Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)?

SHBG helps to regulate testosterone and oestrogen levels.

What is Free Androgen Index?

Measurement of free androgen index is recommended for suspected hyperandrogenism in females.

How it works

You must be over 18 years of age to purchase one of these home blood sample collection kits.

Take your sample

  • Follow the instructions with your kit. You can watch the instructional video here.
  • If you are taking the test for fertility reasons please take on day 2 or day 3 of your cycle.
  • If taking the test for ovulation or progesterone levels please take on day 21 of your cycle (or 7 days before the next menstrual period is due, if longer than a 28-day cycle).

Send it to the lab

  • Activate your kit before sending your sample back to the lab.
  • Place the prepaid label on the return package supplied containing your sample, and drop it off at the post office.

Get Your Results

  • Once the lab receives your sample, they will begin to process it.
  • Your results will be ready 2-3 days afterwards.
  • Log in to your account to view your results.

What happens after I get my results?

You will get a personalised report

  • An easy to interpret Confidante Home STI Test report will provide a breakdown of your results, what they mean and the next steps.
  • Reports will be emailed to the email address provided at the time of registration.
  • If report comes back clear, then all is well.
  • Where necessary, if treatment is recommended, you can then share your report with your doctor to get prescription based medication if and where necessary.

What happens after I get my results?

You will get a personalised report

  • An easy-to-interpret test report will provide a breakdown of your results, what they mean and the next steps.
  • Reports will be emailed to the email address provided at the time of registration.
  • Where necessary, if treatment is recommended, you can then share your report with your doctor to get prescription-based medication or a supplementation recommendation if and where necessary.

FAQ's

Does the service cause any pain or discomfort?

Tasso's innovative sample collection devices (available with Premium Sample Collection version) have made collecting a blood sample seamless, virtually painless & convenient with a comfortable experience being pivitol for the service.

How does a Tasso device work?

The Tasso Button sticks to the skin with a light adhesive. When the button is pressed, a vacuum forms and a lancet pricks the surface of the skin. The vacuum draws blood out of the capillaries and into a compatible container attached to the bottom of the Tasso Button.

Is this a needle-free blood collection system?

Some people refer to Tasso Devices as a needle-free system since it does not use a hollow venipuncture needle to enter a vein.

How many times can each Tasso device be used?

Each device is used one time to collect a sample and is then discarded.

Does it hurt to collect blood with the Tasso device?

Participants in clinical studies have reported lower levels of pain with the Tasso device compared to collecting blood with a finger stick or standard

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