Hormonal imbalances can trigger widespread problems and require careful hormone testing to accurately diagnose. Our pharmacy in the Westlake Village area offers testing to identify imbalances and help you get back on a healthier track.
Saliva testing is a fast, easy and affordable option that provides accurate information about your bioavailable steroid levels. Capillary blood spot testing is another option for testing blood hormone levels. This test uses far less blood than traditional venous blood draws that are performed in a medical office or laboratory for less discomfort and greater convenience. Some patients may benefit from combined saliva and capillary blood spot tests, which together provide a more complete picture of your reproductive, thyroid and adrenal hormones.
Our pharmacy in the Westlake Village area also offers female fertility profiles. This allows your doctor to better understand any hormonal issues that may be causing or contributing to female infertility, such as ovarian insufficiency, luteal phase defects, excessive stress, thyroid deficiency and polycystic ovarian syndrome. Hormonal imbalances can also trigger other unwanted symptoms.
Many of these tests can be performed in the comfort and privacy of your own home. Your saliva and your blood contain important information about not just hormonal levels but your levels of bioavailable hormones, which means the levels of hormones that are usable by the body. Traditional blood draws continue to be important to provide certain information but do have limitations. Saliva testing allows for greater versatility and convenience, and the samples are stable enough to be stored up to a week while still providing accurate information about estrogen, progesterone, cortisol, estradiol and DHEA levels.
Our pharmacists in the Westlake Village area will work closely with your doctor to determine the most appropriate type of hormone testing for your needs. We also offer specialty compounding services that allow you to get exactly the medication you need in the right dosage and your preferred dosage form. We work with your insurance company to maximize your benefits and deliver throughout the Los Angeles area. Contact us today to learn more about our Westlake Village compounding pharmacy services or to have your prescription filled.
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