Navigating Hormonal Health: Exploring Female Blood Profiles I & II

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Female Hormone Test Profile

In the realm of women's health, understanding the delicate balance of hormones is key to overall well-being. ZRT Laboratories introduces two comprehensive dried blood spot (DBS) profiles, Female Blood Profiles I & II, offering an alternative to saliva testing. In this blog, we'll delve into the significance of each profile, its components, and the myriad considerations they address for women seeking a thorough hormonal assessment.

Decoding Female Blood Profile I:

Designed for women who face challenges in producing sufficient saliva for testing or using sublingual hormones, Female Blood Profile I stands as a robust alternative to Saliva Profile I. This profile assesses sex and adrenal hormone levels, providing valuable insights into hormonal health.

Female Blood Spot Profile I includes:

  • Estradiol (E2), total
  • Progesterone (Pg), total
  • Testosterone (T), total
  • Sex Hormone-Binding Globulin (SHBG)
  • DHEA-S (DS)
  • Cortisol (C)

A closer look at the components reveals a comprehensive analysis of primary female sex hormones, their major binding globulin (SHBG), and a screening for adrenal health through morning cortisol levels.

Considerations for Female Blood Profile I:

This profile is ideal for assessing various health concerns, including:

  • Baseline Levels Before HRT: Ensuring a clear understanding of hormone levels before Hormone Replacement Therapy.
  • Adrenal Fatigue Screening: Offering insights into adrenal function through cortisol assessments.
  • Menstrual Irregularities: Addressing issues like amenorrhea, anovulation, and dysfunctional uterine bleeding (DUB).
  • Estrogen Dominance Symptoms: Identifying imbalances associated with estrogen dominance.
  • Infertility Screening: Providing valuable data for women undergoing fertility assessments.
  • Menopausal Symptoms: Assisting in managing symptoms and optimizing hormone levels during menopause.
  • Osteoporosis Screening: Evaluating bone health through hormone assessments.
  • PCOS Screening and PMS: Addressing specific concerns related to polycystic ovary syndrome and premenstrual syndrome.

Understanding Female Blood Profile II:

Taking the assessment a step further, Female Blood Profile II incorporates the Essential Thyroid Profile tests alongside the components of Profile I.

Female Blood Spot Profile II adds:

  • Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
  • Free Triiodothyronine (fT3)
  • Free Thyroxine (fT4)
  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPOab)

This comprehensive profile delves into hormonal and thyroid imbalances, offering a more nuanced understanding of a woman's hormonal health.

Considerations for Female Blood Profile II:

This profile extends its reach to include thyroid assessments, making it suitable for those with concerns related to thyroid function.


The Female Blood Profiles I & II represent significant strides in precision health assessment for women. These profiles offer a comprehensive look into sex hormones, adrenal function, and thyroid health, providing valuable data for informed decision-making. Whether addressing baseline hormone levels, fertility concerns, or assessing thyroid function, these profiles empower women and healthcare professionals alike to navigate the intricate landscape of hormonal health.

Related Tests

Female Hormone Test Profile II

Female Hormone Test Profile I

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