This hormone panel can be used to test and diagnose for primary and secondary hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency) and prostate health prior to testosterone replacement therapy.
CBC measures the number and types of cells in your blood, such as red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets. This test can help detect anemia, infections, inflammation, bleeding disorders, and leukemia.
CMP-14(comprehensive metabolic panel) tests the current status of your liver, kidneys, and acid/base balance. It also gives the current status of your blood sugar and blood proteins.
LH and FSH : Low levels of LH may mean that your pituitary gland isn’t making enough LH. This can lead to too little testosterone production. High FSH levels may mean: Your testicles have been damaged due to chemotherapy, radiation, infection, or alcohol abuse. Having these 2 numbers help your physician to determine underlying causes of low testosterone.
Total and Free Testosterone : Total testosterone test measures free testosterone and testosterone that is attached to proteins. Free testosterone test measures only the “active” form of testosterone.
Estradiol test measures to see whether the body is producing too much estrogen.
PSA test is used to screen for prostate cancer, it measures the amount of prostate-specific antigen(PSA) in your blood.