Known to be a stable marker for the assessment of ovarian reserve, AMH is also an excellent predictor for the timing of your FMP. AMH levels start to decline with age and are either too low or undetectable as you near menopause. Therefore, low levels of AMH can be strongly associated with perimenopause.
TSH produced by the pituitary gland keeps a check on thyroid function. It is extremely useful in diagnosing various disorders related to the thyroid gland & its function. Extremely low levels of TSH point to an overactive thyroid, whereas high levels are associated with hypothyroidism
fT4 is the main hormone produced by the thyroid gland. In contrast to TSH, low levels of fT4 indicate hypothyroidism, whereas high levels point toward hyperthyroidism. In cases where the symptoms of thyroid-related problems overlap with perimenopause, fT4 levels can work as a strong deciding factor
Women in their mid or late 40s start experiencing symptoms that mark their transition into menopause. This period is known as perimenopause, which eventually leads to FMP (Final menstrual period). Common symptoms faced during perimenopause include: - Changes in the length & frequency of the menstrual cycle - Abnormal uterine bleeding - Unexplained weight gain - Mood swings - Low energy - Hot flashes - Night sweats - Insomnia
The test can help confirm if you have entered perimenopause by looking at your hormonal profile.
Symptoms arising due to an underlying thyroid disorder often overlap with your perimenopausal symptoms. Therefore, it may be difficult for you to understand the symptoms and navigate the way forward.
The perimenopausal test helps you decode the confusing symptoms you face in your mid or late 40s.
It delivers clear insights into your reproductive timeline as well as your thyroid health so that you can manage your health better.
Predicting the FMP, or the final menstrual period, can prove to be helpful for women with advancing age. It helps you prepare for a changing reproductive timeline and manage unexpected and untimed symptoms easily
Knowing your FMP can also help you fight bone loss by starting preventive treatment at an early stage.
Therefore, the perimenopausal test serves as a perfect way to manage and track your health as you cross 40.
Testing AMH can help you understand if you are nearing menopause or how long it will take you to reach your Menopause/Final Menstrual Period (FMP). Such insights can help you manage your symptoms better and take the necessary steps for your health
Understanding your thyroid health can help you detect the root cause of the symptoms you are experiencing and manage them effectively. If the results indicate a thyroid disorder, you can consult a doctor and opt for suitable treatment or corrective measures
Time to Final Menstrual period (FMP)
The root cause of your symptoms
Insights on hormone Imbalance, if any
The chances of a healthy pregnancy
The quality of your eggs
Insights into the fertility status
Speak to our Health Expert - Get in touch with our in-house Health Expert to get guidance on how to manage your symptoms and discuss the best way forward.
Repeat Testing - Follow up or repeat testing is advised to get better insights into your health.
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Perimenopause is a time when women will start running out of eggs and will start experiencing lots of changes that result in the onset of menstrual irregularities and other symptoms. It is the transition period until a woman reaches menopause. Menopause is the point at which a woman has not had periods for at least 12 months. It's set apart by changes in the monthly cycle, alongside other physical and emotional side effects. The perimenopause time can last 2 to 10 years. Before you approach this stage, learn about perimenopausal symptoms, and preparing for the same might help to reduce the emotional and physical discomfort that comes with this transition.
This test is highly recommended for women aged between 40 and 52, who want to understand more about the fluctuations of their hormonal levels. Perimenopause test is also advised for women who are planning a family in their late 30s or early 40s. If you are experiencing some innate symptoms and want to rule out if you’re nearing menopause or if it is thyroid conditions as the symptoms are overlapping.
-Sudden onset of menstrual changes -Mood swings -Insomnia -Unexplained weight gain -Low energy or fatigue -Temperature changes in the body(such as Hot flashes, night sweats, etc.) -Digestive issues -Feeling low or depressed for no apparent reason
AMH used as the main biomarkers to indicate whether you are transitioning towards menopause or if the symptoms you've been experiencing are associated with any thyroid condition. TSH and fT4 biomarker is used as an indicator for underlying thyroid conditions. This test can give you insights into the status of both conditions (Perimenopause and Thyroid) and thus, you will be successfully able to manage them effectively and improve your overall quality of life with the right treatment.
Just a simple finger prick, to collect a few drops of whole blood, is enough to identify your AMH, TSH, and fT4 levels. It is not necessary to fast or adjust your diet or lifestyle in any way prior to testing. We also do not recommend discontinuing any medication without contacting your physician first.
AMH is the main hormone if you are transitioning towards menopause as it is an excellent predictor of FMP (Final Menopause) or is it a thyroid condition as the symptoms are overlapping. So this test can give you insights into the status of both conditions and you will be able to manage the condition properly.
Female hormones, particularly the response hormones, have far-reaching effects on a woman’s wellbeing. They are essential not only to the reproductive system but also the nervous system, musculoskeletal system, digestive system, cardiovascular system, immune system, and metabolism (that’s quite a list!). So you can see why healthy hormones are important throughout a woman’s life not only when wanting to start a family. In addition, the rise and fall of the ovarian hormones progesterone and oestradiol can influence how you feel throughout your cycle. Understanding how your hormones fluctuate can therefore help you to put strategies in place so you can feel at your best throughout your cycle as well as protect your long-term health.
As with all our tests, we encourage you to share your results with your health care provider as he/she is the best fit to offer guidance on your health and hormone questions, as well as answer any questions you have concerning potential menopausal symptoms.
Yes, if you want to understand the level of your hormones or planning for a family in your 40’s t you can take this test.
Yes, you can take the test. In case you have a history of Thyroid issues, we recommend you to consult your Doctor as soon as possible. It is better to go for regular screening follow-ups in person with your Doctor in order to ensure there is no overlapping.
LifeCell perimenopause at-home test kit covers three main hormones like AMH, TSH, and fT4 that will indicate if you are transitioning towards menopause or is it a thyroid condition as the symptoms for both conditions are overlapping.
You may take this test if you are 40 or above and have menopausal symptoms, including changes in your menstrual cycle (how often you have periods)
If you order this at-home testing kit, your sample will be sent to LifeCell Laboratories for processing. LifeCell is a CAP and NABL accredited lab in India. Perimenopause is the first FDA-cleared AMH blood test to determine the time to FMP (Final Menstrual Period)
The Perimenopause Test is the First ever FDA-cleared AMH blood test to determine the time to FMP (Final Menstrual Period/Menopause) for better-personalized management of symptoms and risks. This test will also give a clear picture of symptoms whether they are due to thyroid condition or due to perimenopause
In order to collect your blood sample, click here to watch the video and collect the sample from the comfort of your home.
8 hours fasting is recommended before collecting your blood sample as this will help our labs to attain the clearest results. The easiest time to do so is first thing in the morning before breakfast. Having had a shower beforehand helps get the flow going. Be sure to drink a lot of water because being hydrated is one of the best things you can do to prepare for a hassle-free collection process.
After the sample collection, pack the DBS card in a biohazard bag and then place it inside the kit box. You can keep the kit containing the sample at room temperature. You can then log in to your dashboard and schedule at-home sample pick-up. You can arrange a same-day pick-up (Monday- Saturday) before 11:00 AM.
Do not place your finger directly on the Blood Collection Card. Lightly touch the blood drop to one side of the Blood Collection Card, allowing blood to fill the pre-printed circle completely.
Since weekend shipping is not operated by our logistics partner, the sample will take more time to reach us. Hence we suggest that you plan your collection between Monday through Friday.
When your kit arrives you may not be able to use it right away. Instead, you can place it at room temperature. We recommend leaving your kit somewhere in view so that you're reminded to do it. Also, after collecting your sample, we recommend you place a request to dispatch your kit and until then you can place your kit at room temperature.
Yes, LifeCell provides you with the option of sample pick-up. Login to your dashboard and schedule at-home sample pick-up You can arrange a same-day pick-up (Monday- Saturday) before 11:00 AM.
You will receive your perimenopause test report within 3 working days after the sample reaches the lab.
You can access your perimenopause test report anytime anywhere through your personalized dashboard once the results are available. You can also download and print your report anytime in the future by logging in to your dashboard using your login credentials.
Your perimenopause test results will provide you with a comprehensive view of your current AMH, TSH, and fT4 levels in order to better understand your hormonal health and make any necessary diet or lifestyle changes in order to prevent metabolism changes, bone loss, decreased sex drive, sleep problems, and memory issue.
The hormones analyzed via this test and insights they provide are:
AMH - Tracks the number of eggs in the ovaries. The AMH Levels will determine menopausal status and predict the time to Final Menstrual Period (FMP) to enhance clinical management.
TSH & fT4 - Tracks functioning of the thyroid gland- The levels suggest whether the symptoms are due to Menopause or thyroid problem as the symptoms are overlapping for both the conditions.
- Time to Final Menstrual period(FMP) - Whether symptoms are due to a Thyroid problem - Hormonal imbalance, if any - Personalized recommendations
- How long does it take to conceive - The chances of a healthy pregnancy - The quality of your eggs
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