Who should take the test?
A progesterone deficiency involves a number of unpleasant complaints for the women affected because progesterone has many positive characteristics. Studies show that progesterone is a natural antidepressant, has a calming effect, and can help counteract fears. Additionally, a low progesterone level is often accompanied by depressive moods, fatigue and anxiety attacks. Progesterone also has a natural dehydrating effect and counteracts breast tenderness, it strengthens the immune system, protects our bones, and reduces cravings for sweets.
As a healthy balance between estrogen and progesterone is important for female well-being, when suffering from a progesterone deficiency, it is essential to determine not only the absolute values but also the ratio between estrogen and progesterone.
The test analyzes the morning values of the following hormones:
Our Progesterone Deficiency Test gives you more information about the ratio of progesterone to estrogen in your body and allows you to identify the underlying cause for your complaints.
How does it work?
After ordering, you receive the test kit with everything you need. You take the samples conveniently in the comfort of your own home and send them back and your sample will be analyzed at a CLIA-certified lab. After the analysis, you can download your results conveniently through our secure Verisana portal.
What will my results tell me?
Your results will provide detailed information about whether your estradiol and progesterone levels are normal, low, or high compared to reference ranges in your age group. You can then discuss the results with your doctor or health practitioner, who can give you further guidance and treatment recommendations.
What guidance will I get along with my results?
We always recommend the discussion of the mailed results with your doctor or practitioner. Although we do not offer therapy service ourselves, we will gladly assist you in finding a suitable therapist in your area. Besides, further information is available on our website, especially in the different test categories, under “health conditions” and the FAQs. Still have questions? Send us an email at email@example.com.