Progesterone helps to maintain normal menstrual cycles as well as early pregnancy. This hormone is responsible for the endometrium or lining of the uterus. Low progesterone levels can cause conception problems and abnormal cycles. These low levels are also associated with decrease sex drive and weight gain. High levels have been related to mood swings, bloating and breast tenderness. In menopause, progesterone production significantly drops.
Testosterone is produced in the ovaries and adrenals and in women play a role in healthy libido and fertility. Testosterone can increase during mid cycle to increase libido during this ovulation and conception time period. Testing the testosterone level can be helpful in the evaluation of fertility. These levels are known to drop after menopause.
Estradiol acts mainly as a growth hormone for the reproductive structures in females. In conjunction with progesterone, estradiol is involved with the menstrual cycle and pregnancy. Low levels can cause diminished sex drive. Estradiol has significant role in the maintaining healthy bone growth and improved blood flow in coronary arteries in addition to offering neuroprotective effects. Estrogen have been know to contribute to risk of breast cancer as well as some non cancerous conditions like endometriosis and uterine fibroids.
In addition to being called “the stress hormone”, cortisol helps in proper glucose metabolism, and converting sugars into energy.
High cortisol levels in men have been associated with hyperglycemia ( high blood sugars), weight gain, compromised immune function and high blood pressure.
Cortisol imbalance is known to result in conditions like irritability, fatigue, depression, foggy thinking, weight gain and bone loss.
Low Cortisol levels can cause chronic fatigue, low energy, low immunity, food and sugar cravings, poor exercise tolerance or recovery.
DHEA is produced by the adrenal glands and is a precursor to both testosterone and estrogens. DHEA is also a neurohormone as small quantities are produced in the brain. It has a broad spectrum of benefits including improved energy, mood, memory, increased testosterone levels, enhanced libido and immune function.
Increased Body Fat
Reduced Muscle Bulk
Low Sex drive or libido
Lack of concentration
How does the process work?
- Place your order on our secure website and your kit will arrive in the mail.
- Collect your sample and register your kit following the easy instructions provided.
- Get your Results! You will receive an email once they are ready to be viewed.
How long does it take to get results?
Once your order is complete and approved by our doctors:
You should receive your kit within 5-7 business days. Once your sample reaches the lab, your results will be available online within 5-7 business days.
Occasionally during holidays and times of high volumes, we may experience up to 2-3 business day increase in processing times. If you have questions, you can always email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
In which states can I be tested?
Our testing is currently available in 46 U.S. states. We currently do not offer tests to residents located in the following states: New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Rhode Island. Each state has different medical regulations and for this reason, we cannot offer services to these 4 states.
Can I use my health insurance or HSA/FSA?
We offer convenient home testing that is typically priced lower than expenses often associated with using insurance, co-pays or deductibles. For this reason, we do not need to work with health insurance.
Most HSA/FSA allow for at home health tests. We do recommend you check with your plan first and submit your receipts if allowed.
Are my test results private?
Bodyhealth IQ follows HIPPA privacy guidelines and your privacy is our top priority. Your results are password protected and available on our portal for you to share with the provider of your choice.
How do I register my kit?
Simply visit our website, and select the “register kit” link on the home page. Enter the barcode number found on your kit and answer a few questions. It’s that easy!
WHY choose BodyHealth IQ?
BHIQ’s goal is to offer discreet and accurate at-home testing that is convenient and affordable.
With the exception of our STD panels, the information provided in our tests are intended for information and education and not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.
Although all our lab results are doctor ordered and reviewed, BHIQ does not replace the need for your primary care physician.