Thyroid dysfunction and anaemia are common conditions in the UK. Thyroid dysfunction affects 2-4% of the population and is 10 times more common in women, while anaemia affects 7-9% of women. Tiredness is a very common symptom.
One problem is people can often mistake these conditions with the effects of stress or a heavy workload. This test includes 15 blood markers to evaluate if you suffer from these conditions.
Your order includes a visit to your home or office from our qualified phlebotomist at a time that suits you.
TSH, T4, T3, Ferritin, Folic Acid, Vitamin B12 & Full Blood Count
Is it for me?
Thyroid disorders are fairly common and predominantly affect women. The most common symptoms of an underactive thyroid include:
- Weight gain
- Difficulty concentrating
The most common symptoms of an overactive thyroid include:
Anaemia is a condition that develops when your blood does not contain enough healthy red blood cells or haemoglobin. These cells are important for carrying oxygen around the body. Iron deficiency anaemia is the most common type of anaemia in the UK.
The most common symptom of anaemia are:
- Lack of energy
The prevalence of anaemia is 7-9% in women aged 19-64 years, and iron deficiency is even more common with a prevalence of 13%. In women between 19-34 years of age the prevalence of iron deficiency is as high as 21% (all stats according to the report “Iron and Health” by UK government Scientific Advisory Committee on Nutrition published in 2010).
We know that blood test results can be confusing so our doctors will explain exactly what your results mean in your private online journal.
When can I have the test?
All appointments are subject to nurse availability in your area.
- Mon-Thurs: 8am-7pm
- Fri: 8am-3pm
- Sun: 12pm-7pm
Which tests are included in Thyroid + Anaemia Test?
The following 15 blood markers are included: