Comprehensive MALE PANEL
With all of the various substances we consume daily in today’s world, it is important to have a sound understanding of what is going on in our bodies. The Access Comprehensive Male Panel exists to aid you in knowing how your body is reacting to your daily routine, and if any adjustments are necessary to help you increase the quality of your general health and wellness.
General health tests are empowering because they can supply information about health problems at an early stage that has not yet produced any physical signs or symptoms of illness. A plethora of conditions can be identified when monitoring your general health including: Liver disorders, diabetes, thyroid disease, sed as a wide-ranging screening tool to assess organ function and check for illnesses such as diabetes, liver disease, and kidney disease. anemia, leukemia, etc.
● CBC with Diff – measures the quantity of all the different types of cells in the blood, and can provide a good indication of various nutrient concerns such as iron and the b vitamins.
● Comprehensive Metabolic Panel – u● Lipid Panel – measures fats and fatty substances that are important elements of cells used as a source of energy by your body. Helps to assess risk of cardiovascular
● Thyroid Panel – evaluates thyroid function and/or help diagnose hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism due to various thyroid disorders
● Prostate Specific Antigen – is a protein produced primarily by cells in the prostate. It is used to screen men for prostate cancer and can also help determine the necessity for a biopsy of the prostate or to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for prostate cancer
● DHEA-Sulfate – helps evaluate adrenal gland function. Used to detect adrenal tumors or cancers
● Testosterone, Free & Total – a hormone (commonly produced in males, but is also in females in small amounts) that affects sexual features and development. Determines the level of testosterone (free and total) in your. In men, it is made in large amounts by the testicles. In both men and women, testosterone is made in small amounts by the adrenal glands, and in women, by the ovaries
● Sex Hormone Binding Globulin – is a protein that binds tightly to the hormones testosterone, dihydrotestosterone (DHT), and estradiol (an estrogen). Most commonly measured in the evaluation of low testosterone (androgen deficiency) in men; also commonly used in the evaluation of women with signs and symptoms of excess male hormones (androgens); Changes in SHBG levels can affect the amount of hormone that is available to be used by the body’s tissues.
● Estradiol – is produced by the ovaries and known as the “active” estrogen—the one that can achieve the fullest range of estrogen effects because it goes out there in our tissues and sockets into estrogen receptors and causes estrogen effects
● LH – evaluates fertility issues, function of reproductive organs (ovaries or testicles), or to evaluate pituitary functioning
● FSH – used to evaluate fertility issues, function of reproductive organs (ovaries or testicles), or pituitary function
● IGF-1 – helps diagnose growth hormone (GH) deficiency or, less commonly, growth hormone excess. Can be used to evaluate pituitary function and to monitor the effectiveness of GH treatment
● CRP, hs – a protein that increases in the blood with inflammation. It helps assess risk of developing cardiovascular disease and can be used with other cardiac risk markers to provide added information about heart disease risk.
● Ferritin – used to determine your body’s total iron storage capacity