Diagnostic Menopause Blood Test

Measures the levels of female hormones in the blood.

Results in 24 hours.


What is this test?

Menopause blood tests, also known as hormone level test, is used to assess the hormonal changes that occur during menopause in women. These tests can help confirm the onset of menopause (including perimenopause) and provide valuable information about hormone levels.

Is it for me ?

This blood test could be suitable if you are experiencing:

  • Hot flashes
  • Night sweats
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Irregular periods
  • Changes in mood
  • Changes in sleep patterns
  • Changes in memory and concentration
  • Weight gain
  • Joint pain
  • Hair loss

How long does it take?

The test turnaround is 24 hours.

Type of sample

Blood sample

What is included in this test

Reproductive Hormones

FSH, LH, and oestradiol are three hormones that play a role in the female reproductive system. During menopause, the ovaries produce less oestrogen, which increases FSH and LH levels. Measuring these hormone levels can help to confirm menopause and assess the extent of oestrogen reduction.

FSH LH Oestradiol (17-Beta)

Thyroid Hormones

Symptoms of an underactive thyroid can mimic those of menopause and include tiredness, weight gain, depression, cold sensitivity, dry skin, hair changes, and muscle aches.


The benefits of this blood test

  • Early detection of menopause
  • Treatment, health insights and support
  • Guidance to manage the symptoms
  • Lifestyle advice

Absence of Menstrual Periods

If you have not had a menstrual period over the past few months or more and you are in your late 40s or early 50s, a menopause diagnostic test may be suggested to confirm the onset of menopause.

Early Menopause

If you are under the age of 40 and experiencing menopausal symptoms, a diagnostic test may be performed to assess if you are going through premature menopause.

Experiencing Irregular Period

If your menstrual cycles have become irregular, with varying lengths and flow patterns, and you are experiencing other symptoms associated with menopause, a diagnostic test can help determine if menopause is the cause.

Menopausal Symptoms

If you are experiencing common symptoms of menopause such as hot flashes, night sweats, mood changes, vaginal dryness, sleep disturbances, or changes in libido, a diagnostic test can help confirm if these symptoms are due to menopause.

Starting Hormone Replacement (HRT)

Before initiating hormone replacement therapy, a menopause diagnostic blood test may help to confirm menopausal status and guide appropriate treatment decisions.

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