Hormone testing is an important part of many people’s health journeys. Getting the right hormone testing can help identify imbalances that may be causing a range of symptoms. It can also help provide insights into fertility, sexual health, menopause, and other hormonal health issues. If you’re thinking about getting hormone testing, you may be wondering where to start. To help you find the route that is best for you, we’ve provided information on getting the right answers locally or using a telemed clinic like Wittmer Rejuvenation Clinic. Here’s a quick guide on how to get hormone testing near you.  

 

  1. Talk to a clinic who specializes in hormone therapy. The first step in getting hormone testing is to talk to a clinic about your symptoms and concerns. They will be able to tell you whether hormone testing is right for you and, if so, which tests they recommend. Many doctors can order the tests directly from a local blood testing laboratory.  

 

  1. Find a blood testing laboratory that offers hormone testing. If your doctor doesn’t offer hormone testing or you want to shop around for a laboratory, there are a few ways to find one near you. One option is to search for “hormone testing” or “lab near me” on Google Maps. This will bring up a list of laboratories in your area that offer hormone testing.  One of the largest networks for blood tests is Quest.  https://www.questdiagnostics.com/ 
  2. Make an appointment with the laboratory. Once you’ve found a laboratory near you that offers the type of hormone test you’re looking for, the next step is to make an appointment with them. Many laboratories require doctors orders appointments for hormone tests, so be sure to call ahead and schedule one before going in for your test.  
  3. Get your results and make an action plan with your doctor. Again, making sure that your doctor specializes in Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy is crucial.  This ensures the results are read correctly and any recommendations are based on experience.   After you’ve taken the test, it usually takes roughly 1 week to get your results back from the lab. Once you have your results, make an appointment with your doctor so they can interpret them and help you make an action plan based on what they find. 

 

 

Hormone testing can be an important step in managing your hormonal health. If you’re thinking about getting hormone therapy, the process is actually pretty straightforward—it just requires some advance planning (and maybe a little Googling). Talk to your doctor about whether hormone testing is right for you, find a laboratory near you that offers the type of test you’re looking for, make an appointment with the lab, and then follow up with your doctor once you have your results so they can help you interpret them and make an action plan based on what they find. 

 

Now that you’ve read through all of that you may be a bit overwhelmed.  Finding the right Doctor, then the correct laboratory to draw the labs, even then some doctors have trouble finding the right compounding pharmacy to get your medicines dialed in. There is no such thing as one size fits all when it comes to Bio-Identical Hormone Therapy.  This is why most of our patients have found using our specialized and trained Doctors is the fastest, most affordable, and more importantly, the most accurate way to diagnose and then provide the solution to your exact needs.     Click here to schedule your no-obligation call to see if we are the right fit for you.

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