The menopause FSH test is intended to check the concentration of the FSH hormone in urine. Checking the FSH allows taking the best preventive actions of menopause in order to keep the right hormones balance and a healthy lifestyle.
The box contains all necessary to perform 2 tests:
2 sealed aluminum pouch each containing: 1 test device, 1 desiccant bag
1 Instruction insert
the female body that arises from ovarian failure and the end of the reproductive period in a woman’s life when menstrual periods stop permanently (the date set retrospectively, i.e. after 12 months of absence of the menstruation).
It is not a disease but may be accompanied by a number of negative symptoms, affecting the proper functioning of the female body. There are many definitions of menopause, but women need to understand that it is impossible to avoid menopause. It often referred to climacteric or the climacteric period and symptoms that arise in the period are called a climacteric syndrome.
Normally it occurs between 45 and 55 years of age, and doesn’t occur rapidly, it is a more gradual process. Before menopause woman’s periods may become irregular, last for a longer or shorter time, or be lighter or heavier in terms of the amount of flow.
Regularly, it is enough to identify signs and symptoms of menopausal transition to diagnose disease. Anyway, every woman should have an appointment with a doctor to discuss all details. In certain cases your doctor may recommend to perform blood tests such as:
- Follicle-stimulating hormone (Menopause FSH test) and estrogen (estradiol), because your FSH levels increase and estradiol levels decrease when illness occurs
- Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH), because an underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can cause symptoms similar to those of menopause.
The other examination methods that can be used are coagulation, measurement of blood pressure and heart rate, mammography every 2 years, pelvic ultrasound, osteodensitometry.