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Female: Hormones & Peptide Treatment
Pathology Guideline

If you are receiving treatment for either Female Hormone Therapy or Female Peptide Therapy, please follow the instructions below in order to complete your required pathology ​testing (bloods) and ensure accurate results. If you have any questions on the process, please do not hesitate to reach out to us on support@thefunctionaldoctors.com.au, and our team will be glad to help

How to carry out your blood test

1. Download & print pathology form (Note: you cannot use form from phone, it must be printed) 

 

 

 

2. Attend your nearest Clinical Labs (Click here for locations)

Pathology: mandatory instructions

  1. Avoid strenuous exercise for 24 hours prior 

  2. Fast from 10pm the night before (Excluding water) 

  3. Ensure you drink plenty of water the morning prior to obtaining your blood test 

  4. Do not take supplements containing 

  5. biotin (B7) for two days prior to this test 

  6. Where possible pre-menopausal females should try to have the blood test on day 21 of the menstrual cycle (21 days after the period starts). For post-menopausal women this is not an issue.

Note for patients receiving treatment for hormone replacement therapy only: Have the blood drawn on the day your next dose is due, but before administering your prescribed HRT medication

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