This test is suitable for you to do at home and measures the levels of F.S.H. in a sample of your urine (includes 3 tests).
High levels of F.S.H. can signal that your body is entering menopause.
For more information on the menopause click here.
As I am sure you are aware a woman’s fertility starts to decline after she gets to 30 but what you probably did not know is that the hormone F.S.H. (follicle stimulating hormone) is intimately involved with a woman’s fertility and rising levels tend to be associated with reduced fertility. F.S.H. is the hormone that maintains the regular function of your ovaries and sex hormones it is a useful aid to assessing your fertility.
This test is especially useful for women with irregular cycles and women aged 30 or over. 2 tests are included and if both test results are positive it is an indicator of reduced fertility.
For full instructions on how to use these tests click here.
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What is the menopause? Menopause is the medical term used for the last menstrual period a woman will ever have. However, the term is more often used to describe the years leading up to this time, also called the ‘change of life’ or just ‘the change’. This period is more accurately known as climacteric. Menopause […]
Infertility treatments If you have been trying unsuccessfully for a baby for over a year, or 6 months if you are over 35 you should consider consulting your doctor. He/she will question you about your menstrual history and the length of time that you have been trying to conceive. Your doctor will also need to […]
What is infertility ? Infertility is the term given to describe a couple that has never been able to conceive a pregnancy, usually after a minimum of 1 year of attempting to do so through unprotected intercourse. Many couples wrongly believe that it is easy to conceive and don’t understand that pregnancy is normally a matter […]