Estriol is one of the three estrogens produced by the body. Although it's considered to have the least significance due to its weak estrogenic activity, it shouldn't be ignored. The hormone has beneficial effects for bone density, cardiovascular health, multiple sclerosis, and postmenopausal urinary tract health. However, just like the other hormones in your body, an abnormal level of Estriol can trigger some negative symptoms, such as those listed below.
This saliva estriol hormone imbalance testing service is particularly useful during pregnancy to know if your estriol levels are within the expected optimal range. Existing literatures mention that low levels of "unconjugated estriol" in pregnant women may indicate chromosomal or congenital anomalies like Down syndrome or Edward's syndrome. Monitoring your estriol level during pregnancy can somehow give you the peace of mind in terms of how your offspring is developing.
This testing service is likewise very helpful to you and your physician in determining if any observed complications are in any way associated with your levels of estriol. It aims to measure the levels of estriol available in tissues and not the circulatory levels within your body. It is accurate, convenient and totally safe to use.
Common Signs & Symptoms of Female Estriol Hormone Imbalance
Heavy or painful periods
Tender or fibrocystic breasts
If you need to you can use CPT Code 82677 for billing purposes
*Most of these signs and symptoms are multigenic as well as multifactorial and may be associated with genetic, epigenetic, dietary and environmental factors and mediated by variation in certain hormones. A careful interpretation of results by your physician is suggested. Any form of self-therapy without consulting a licensed physician is highly discouraged.Each service includes:
*Residents of CA, MD, NY States require the testing to be ordered by a licensed healthcare provider in your state. Please include a prescription for testing when sending in your sample.