Hormone replacement therapy (HRT) blood test


  • Results within 24 hours

  • Blood draw included

This blood test for those taking hormone replacement therapy (HRT). This blood test provides an measure of biomarkers which include, FSH, Oestradiol (17-Beta), Progesterone.

Who should take this test, and how will this test benefit me?

Our Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) blood test is most beneficial to those who have entered menopause, as it measures the Follicle-Stimulating Hormone (FSH), Oestradiol, and Progesterone in your blood to check if they are of a healthy level for your age.

If the test detects an imbalance of these hormones, then it may be beneficial to start HRT to replace the hormones that are at a lower level during the menopause.

Menopause symptoms can include:

  • Anxiety and mood swings
  • Brain fog
  • Hot flushes
  • Difficulty sleeping
  • Weight gain
  • Muscle aches

What types of HRT are available?

There are two primary types of HRT these are:

  • Combined HRT – Oestrogen and Progestogen
  • Oestrogen-only HRT (For women who have had their womb removed)

These can be taken in a variety of ways, such as taking tablets, skin patches, and implant, gel, or a spray.

When is HRT not suitable?

HRT may not be suitable for those who:

  • Have history of breast cancer, ovarian cancer, or womb cancer
  • History of blood clots, heart disease, or stroke
  • Have liver disease
  • Pregnant or breastfeeding
  • High blood pressure

Do I need to prepare?

If you take biotin supplements it is recommended avoid taking them two days prior to the test, discuss this with your doctor before taking any action.