Yes, we offer many different testing options to determine if your hormone levels may be contributing to your symptoms. We are experienced in using various testing methods and will choose the best method for you and your situation.
We recommend dried blood spot testing to evaluate your estrogen, progesterone and testosterone levels and saliva testing to evaluate your DHEAS and cortisol levels (x4). Published research regarding this type of testing has validated its use and accuracy. We may order urine testing for iodine levels
We offer specialized thyroid testing as well and often order serum blood testing for TSH, FT4, FT3, RT3, TPO and TG antibodies. We may also evaluate your intracellular thyroid function by specialized reflex speed testing.
We may also order testing to evaluate your daily bone loss to help assess your ongoing risk for osteoporosis. At times we also may suggest other serum or radiologic testing depending on your unique needs.