Why get a Women’s Basic Health Panel?
Our Women’s Basic Health Panel is a set of medical tests and screenings specifically designed to assess and monitor a woman’s general health. The tests included in this panel are frequently ordered during annual health check-ups to help evaluate and monitor how different organs and body systems are functioning for women.
Who Should get Women’s Basic Health Panel?
- Those who are looking to monitor their overall health status.
- Individuals wanting to monitor their risk of developing diabetes, thyroid problems, and/or heart disease.
What is Evaluated in this Panel?
Our Women’s Basic Health Panel is used to assess a woman’s general health. These panel includes:
- Complete Blood Count (CBC) Panel with Differential
- Complete Metabolic Panel (CMP)
- Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate (DHEA-S)
- Iron, Total
- Lipid Panel
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
- 1 mL serum collected in SST &
- Urine sample
- No special preparation needed
Turn Around Time
Approximately 1 week (3-7 Business Days)
Individual Test Information
- CBC – Counts and evaluates the health of the three types of cells found in the blood (red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets).
- CMP – Measures substances like proteins and enzymes in the blood to analyze how well the body’s metabolic process is working.
- DHEA-S – DHEA-S is produced in the adrenal glands in both men and women. It plays an important role in immune function and stress response. Symptoms of high levels of DHEA-S in women include: menstrual irregularities, acne, increase muscularity, hair loss at the top of the head, etc.
- Iron – Measures iron levels, which is necessary for the production of healthy red blood cells.
- Lipid Panel – Measures lipids and cholesterol levels in the blood to evaluate the risk of developing heart disease.
- TSH – TSH is produced by the pituitary glad. This test measures the levels of TSH in the blood to determine if hormone levels are too low or too high.
- Urinalysis – Tests urine for abnormal substance, like certain proteins and glucose to catch early signs of conditions like diabetes.