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Advanced Male Hormone Test
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All test kits are delivered to you for free within approximately 1-3 working days, and include a prepaid shipping label for you to send samples to the lab.
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A full check of your levels of testosterone and related biomarkers using a simple at-home finger-prick test.
What is the Advanced Male Hormone test?
Testosterone is a crucial hormone for male health impacting muscle mass, energy levels, and sexual function. Total testosterone measures the total amount of testosterone in the bloodstream, while free testosterone measures the portion of testosterone that is available for the body to use. SHBG (sex hormone-binding globulin) binds to testosterone limiting its availability to the body. The Free androgen index is a ratio that indicates the level of available testosterone compared to total testosterone levels. Monitoring these hormones provides important information about testosterone status and helps identify potential hormonal imbalances. Albumin is measured to enable calculations of Free Testosterone and Free Androgen Index.
What biomarkers are measured in this test?
- Sex Hormone-binding Globulin (SHBG)
- Free Testosterone
- Free Androgen Index (FAI)
Who should take this test?
This test is recommended for men who have symptoms of testosterone deficiency such as decreased energy levels, sexual function, or muscle mass. It can also be beneficial for men who have a family history of hormonal imbalances or are experiencing symptoms of ageing, like decreased bone density or mood changes. Additionally men who are considering hormone therapy or have received a previous diagnosis of testosterone deficiency may find this test useful.
Is there anything I need to know before taking this test?
If currently taking hormonal medications it is important to discuss this test with a doctor before taking it. Hormonal medications can impact test results and may require adjustments or temporary discontinuation before testing. Take this test within 2 hours of waking, but there is no need to fast.
You must be at least 18 years old to use our testing services.
How often should I take this test?
Monitoring testosterone levels on a regular basis provides important information about overall health and can help identify potential hormonal imbalances early on. Annual testing can help track changes in testosterone levels over time and inform discussions with a doctor about appropriate preventive or treatment options.
What could results out of range (abnormal) mean?
Low levels of testosterone and/or high levels of SHBG can indicate testosterone deficiency. Abnormal test results may also suggest an underlying medical condition affecting testosterone production. It is important to discuss these results with a doctor to determine the cause of hormonal imbalances and to explore appropriate treatment options.
What could results in range (normal) mean?
Normal test results can indicate healthy levels of testosterone, SHBG, albumin, as well as a normal Free Androgen Index. It is still important to maintain a healthy lifestyle, including regular exercise and a balanced diet to support overall health. If symptoms persist or new symptoms arise, it is important to discuss with a doctor.
How can I improve my results?
Lifestyle changes such as regular exercise, weight management, and stress reduction can help improve hormonal balance and support testosterone production. In addition, a balanced diet that includes enough protein and healthy fats can also help maintain healthy levels of testosterone. It is important to discuss specific recommendations with a doctor.
What other tests could I consider?
You can find more information about refunds & replacements in our Refund Policy.
📋 Easy to understand results
After receiving and registering your test, you will gain access to your personal Chronomics dashboard where you'll be able to access your test results once returned by the lab.
For each biomarker you will get a test result - we will provide both the number and the unit of measurement.
We will also let you know if the result is normal or abnormal, and will explain the role of the biomarker in the body along with some reasons why results can be abnormal.
🔬 Developed by leading scientists
Founded by scientists from the world’s leading research universities, we have brought together an expert team across science and technology to create best health and wellness tests in the market.
🙌 Take health into your own hands
The test is simple and can be self-administered at home with minimal preparation. No more waiting for an appointment!
Once results are available from the testing laboratory you will receive an email notification and your results will be visible on the dashboard.
Frequently asked questions
You will receive an e-mail from us within 48-hours of your sample being received by the lab, with a link to view your test results on our secure dashboard once your results are ready.
Yes, your samples are processed in the same labs used by hospitals, government programs and primary care providers - all of which are UKAS and ISO accredited, which are the highest levels of accreditation. Furthermore, our team is comprised of medical and scientific leaders, so you can be assured that our claims and results reports are clinically-valid.
We advise that samples are collected when waking up in a fasted state and returned immediately using the labels provided. Each of our test kits includes a prepaid delivery label to return your samples to the lab. Please do not collect or return samples on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
Your Chronomics test kit includes:
- Collection tube(s)
- Plaster x 2
- Return form x 1
- Alcohol swab x 2
- Lancet x 4
- Prepaid shipping label x 1
- Cleansing wipe x 1
- Collection tube label(s)
- Protective plastic case x 1