Progesterone (Pg) Saliva Lab Test
- Tests for Progesterone
- Effectively assesses progesterone levels in the body
- Results in 7 to 10 business days
- Best tested in concert with Estradiol, as an imbalance of these two hormones is associated with major symptoms of menopause and disorders of the reproductive system
- Includes a saliva collection kit
- No additional fees required
Progesterone is a gonadal steroid that is primarily involved with preparing and maintaining the uterus for pregnancy. It is a known neuroprotective agent and is associated with regulation of maternal immune function during pregnancy. Often, exogenous progesterone is administered to prepare uterine lining for infertility therapy and to support early pregnancy. Fluctuations in estrogen and progesterone levels in the body appears to cause Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS).
As one of the important hormones produced in the body, a high or low level of Progesterone can spark some uncomfortable and negative effects for a prolonged period of time when not properly treated. Listed below are common signs and symptoms of Progesterone imbalance. However, since the symptoms may also be associated with other health conditions, you might as well consider getting yourself tested for Progesterone hormone imbalance.
This saliva progesterone imbalance testing service is used to measure the progesterone levels in your body. It involves few easy steps and does not require special handling. A pre-paid postage is already included in the service to conveniently transport your sample to the accredited laboratory for analysis. With the results available in 7 to 10 business days, you can sit down with your physician in no time to discuss the results and seek accurate and definitive diagnosis.
Only when you know the cause of your symptoms can you work on the solution. It is possible that your progesterone levels are not what they should be.
This progesterone saliva test service will help identify hidden progesterone imbalances within your body, either deficiency or excess, that are associated with symptoms of menopause, andropause including reproductive disorders, chronic illness and diseases associated with aging.
Common Signs & Symptoms of Female Hormone Progesterone Imbalance
- Bone loss
- Decreased fertility
- Hot flashes
- Heavy or painful periods
- Irregular periods
- Loss of muscle mass
- Low libido
- Memory lapses
- Mood swings
- Poor concentration
- Sleep disturbances
- Tender or fibrocystic breasts
- Urinary incontinence
- Vaginal dryness
- Weight gain
If you need to you can use CPT Code 84144 for billing purposes
Most of these signs and symptoms are multigenic as well as multifactorial and may be associated with genetic, epigenetic, dietary and environmental factors and mediated by variation in certain hormones. A careful interpretation of results by your physician is suggested. Any form of self-therapy without consulting a licensed physician is highly discouraged.Each service includes:
- Symptom Checklist on Test Requisition Form
- Requisition Form to complete including your personal and medical history
- Pre-paid, Pre-addressed Return Packaging
- Vial(s) for collecting saliva
- Instructions for How to Use Saliva Collection Kit
*Residents of CA, MD, NY States require the testing to be ordered by a licensed healthcare provider in your state. Please include a prescription for testing when sending in your sample.
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