Hormones are integrated into nearly every biological process that our bodies perform (humans have approximately 50 different types of hormones) and some of them are so complex that even medical researchers do not fully understand their functions.But most of the hormone testing that doctors have performed on their patients involves the four major hormones that are intertwined with the process of human aging: testosterone, estrogen, growth hormone, and progesterone.
At HGH Therapy Clinic, the type of medicine that our doctors have chosen to focus on is the diagnosis and treatment of adult-onset hormone imbalances. Virtually all of the hormone blood testing that we have performed on our patients is to detect the most commonly occurring of these disorders, which are testosterone deficiency and growth hormone deficiency. The blood panels our doctors utilize are specifically designed to accurately pinpoint the exact type of imbalance or deficiency that each of our patients has developed. Why is this so important? It’s because in medical hormone replacement programs, doctors need to know that they are replacing only those particular hormone levels that require it in order to ensure effective and beneficial treatment to every patient. Patients will receive no health benefits whatsoever from treatment that is directed at hormone levels that are already adequate and in healthy balance.
So before any patient’s medically prescribed hormone replacement process can get underway, the doctors at HGH Therapy Clinic are required to have the appropriate hormone testing panel performed on them. Whether a patient is male or female; is a younger, middle-aged or older adult; is in good health or in not so good health, these tests are the key to unlocking and identifying any adult’s endocrine issues. We would like to help you to learn a little about the four main blood panels that our doctors rely on for that purpose, because if you are have been struggling with some of the symptoms of an adult-onset hormone deficiency of some type – possibly even more than one type – then you will need to have at least one of these blood panels performed before your condition can be accurately diagnosed.