Who is this test for?
This test is suited to any adult who wants to make more informed choices when it comes to weight management. If you have not previously had success with diet and lifestyle alterations, there could be a medical reason.
What you will discover
To keep your weight within a healthy range, eating a balanced diet and getting regular exercise are vital. But for some people, no matter how hard they try to eat well and stay active, they just cannot maintain their perfect weight.
In many cases, this is not down to lifestyle factors but to certain health conditions that can negatively impact your ability to lose or gain weight. This test will assess for some of the common health conditions that may affect our ability to maintain a healthy weight, including assessing your thyroid function and looking at some of the key vitamin and mineral levels in out body.
This could help you identify if there is a specific reason for your weight struggles, leaving you in a more informed position to take action and avoid more serious health concerns in future.
What's analysed in this test?
C-Reactive Protein, Ferritin, Folate, HbA1c, HDL Cholesterol, LDL Cholesterol, Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Thyroxine (Free T4), Total Cholesterol, Triglyceride, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D.
How it works
Order online and receive your kit via Royal Mail Tracked 48
Use your unique barcode online to activate your kit
Scan the QR code on your pack to watch our step-by-step video on how to perform your test
Using the prepaid postage bag enclosed in the kit
When your sample has been processed and reviewed by our doctor – usually within 2 to 3 days - you’ll receive an email to say you can view your results in your dashboard
Your report will include clear advice on how to manage your results and whether you should arrange to see a medical professional for further testing
This self-test kit is designed for adults aged 18 and over for the collection of a capillary blood sample to be performed at home using lancets and sample collection tubes. It is not suitable for children. The samples are then returned to our UK-based laboratory and analysed against a variety of biomarkers. The kit has been produced by medical experts to give you an indication of your general health. However, this kit alone is not suitable for diagnosis and is not a substitute for consultation with a healthcare professional. You should always seek advice from your doctor before starting any treatment.