Hormone assays are very important in obstetrics and gynecology.A hormonal assay involves testing of male and female sex hormones in the blood such as estrogen, progesterone, and testosterone as well as hormones produced by other glands such as the thyroid, parathyroid, and pituitary glands.
Hormonal assays are a blood test and require a few millilitres of blood from a vein.
Hormonal tests may be related to issues of fertility, menstrual irregularities, or menopause
Hormone panel test that includes estrogen, progesterone, FSH and LH (follicle stimulating hormone and lutenizing hormone). Ask additionally for a thyroid test, blood sugar test (using a glucose meter at home preferably) and Vitamin D3 test. These are also important indicators for hormonal health.