Recent years have shown us all how important it is to listen to your body and take action to improve your health. With the pressures of work and social life, keeping track of your personal health isn’t always easy to do. However, with so much to enjoy in life, protecting your future health is crucial.
Randox Health, the leading UK diagnostics and personalised health company, has a network of nationwide high-street clinics, providing preventative testing directly to the public. Fertility, metabolism, mood and even sleep all encompass female hormones and can often be overlooked as part of a busy lifestyle. With a range of health checks designed for women at any life stage, it has never been easier to put your own health and well-being first.
Anti-Müllerian Hormone: what we do
If you are trying to conceive, you have probably heard of AMH and its importance in fertility. Anti-Müllerian Hormone (AMH) is produced in the ovarian follicles (pouches which contain the eggs). During each menstrual cycle an ovarian follicle develops and releases an egg at ovulation.
At Randox Health testing your AMH level is made simple using a single blood test either at-home or in-clinic on any given day of the female menstrual cycle. Your AMH result indicates if your AMH level is normal for your age.
Here are three reasons why you should consider testing your AMH levels:
Understand if your AMH levels are normal for your age
As women age, the number of follicles in the body decreases and AMH values will fall. Typically, AMH levels peak when a woman reaches her mid-twenties, and decline with age, becoming undetectable post-menopause. A low AMH indicates diminished ovarian reserve and can be an indicator of menopause. Test results will indicate if your AMH level is normal for your age.
You can assess your fertility
Measurement of AMH is useful when assessing fertility and can help determine how well a woman may respond to fertility treatment. The NHS outlines that the number of follicles remaining is reflective of the number of eggs present in the ovaries. Understanding your AMH levels can be a tool used to help plan optimal treatment to give you the best chance of achieving a successful outcome.
Understand why your levels may be irregular
A woman’s AMH levels can measure higher or lower than the average for their age. Higher levels of AMH can indicate that you have more quantities of eggs available and could respond better to fertility treatment but can also be associated with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS). Low AMH levels can indicate low ovarian reserve, and can also be caused by previous illness, medication, or genetics.
At Randox Health you have the option of testing in-clinic or a remote at-home test. Both include a personalised report and an optional GP consultation.
What female health checks do Randox Health offer?
Randox Health clinics offer the UK’s leading comprehensive diagnostic programmes, including its Everywoman full body health check. Delivering real-time insights on your current and future health, the programme measures up to 150 data points linked to key health areas. Included are hormone, digestive, nutritional, and thyroid health.
With results in up to five working days, and a follow up consultation to allow you to take control of your health. Repeat testing in six months will track your health data with a personalised health plan.
In 2019, ONS revealed that 22.5% of all deaths in the UK were considered avoidable and 24.4% of the UK population were at risk as a result of at least one underlying health condition. This included one in five (19.6%) of working-aged adults. Through early diagnosis Randox Health aims to promote much better health across the UK and ease pressure on health care systems and hospitals.
Regular review of your health data is key to understanding and maintaining good health and wellbeing. By tracking your health data in this way, you are empowered to take control of your health and make informed decisions to live a longer, healthier life.
The Everymother programme is a comprehensive health check for women prenatal and postpartum. Two full body health checks measuring up to 150 data points are included, with a specific nutritional health check during the third trimester. Available from 20 weeks of pregnancy, Everymother is designed to keep expectant mothers informed about their health.
Vitamins and minerals like Iron, Vitamin D, Folate, and Vitamin B12 are vital to the health of both mother and baby. Pregnancy is often the cause of iron deficiency anaemia causing tiredness, lack of energy, heart palpitations, and pale skin. A simple blood and urine test will provide a wealth of data from which you can better understand your heart, kidney, liver, thyroid, digestive, and nutritional health both during and after pregnancy.
Find out if you have a hormone imbalance that can be affecting your fertility, mood, weight, and energy levels with a Female Hormone test. Eight key markers are measured to give you a comprehensive overview of your hormonal health.
Exclusive bloss discount
Randox Health are offering 10% off all in-clinic health checks for bloss users. Simply use the code BLOSS10 at booking for 10% off female health checks at randoxhealth.com
If you’re curious about how you can protect your future health, request more info on any of our health check pages for someone to get back to you or for a FREE 15-minute consultation.
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