The Male Blood Profile provides an overall assessment of male vitality, performance, prostate and general health. This panel can serve as the assessment prior to initiation of testosterone replacement, as well as an assessment of the adequacy of ongoing treatment.
Low testosterone is associated with low moods, fatigue, loss of sex drive, difficulty in controlling weight, and may serve as a gauge of greater coronary risk.
Increased levels of estradiol in men are associated with depression, fatigue, and poor sex drive.
Prostate-specific antigen serves as a marker for diseases of the prostate gland, especially enlargement (hypertrophy) and prostate cancer.
Complete Blood Count is used as a screening test for various disease states including anemia, leukemia and inflammatory processes.
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel includes Albumin, Albumin/Globulin Ratio (calculated), Alkaline Phosphatase, ALT, AST, BUN/Creatinine Ratio (calculated), Calcium, Carbon Dioxide, Chloride, Creatinine with GFR Estimated, Globulin (calculated), Glucose, Potassium, Sodium, Total Bilirubin, Total Protein, Urea Nitrogen
Lipid Panel includes Triglycerides, Total Cholesterol, HDL-Cholesterol, LDL-Cholesterol (calculated), Cholesterol/HDL Ratio (calculated), Non-HDL Cholesterol (calculated)
Urinalysis Dipstick urinalysis measures chemical constituents of urine. Microscopic examination helps to detect the presence of cells, bacteria, yeast and other formed elements.