FSH (Follicle-Simulating Hormone Test)
A follicle-stimulating hormone test measures the amount of follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) in a blood sample. FSH is produced by the pituitary gland. This test measures the amount of FSH that is being produced in the the body.
DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone Sulfate)
DHEAS (Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate) tests the function of your adrenal gland.
A hormone secreted by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland that in the female stimulates ovulation and the development of corpora lutea and in the male the development of interstitial tissue in the testis. This tests the level of LH in the body.
A steroid hormone, produced mainly in the ovaries, that stimulates estrus and the development of female secondary sexual characteristics.
Progesterone is a hormone produced in the body which helps to regulate the menstrual cycle of women. Men also produce a small amount of this hormone, but it is less important to sexual maturity in men than is testosterone. This test is performed to measure the amount of progesterone is being produced in the body.
A testosterone test checks the level of this male hormone (androgen) in the blood.Testosterone affects sexual features and development. In men, it is made in large amounts by the testicles. In both men and women, testosterone is made in small amounts by the adrenal glands; and, in women, by the ovaries.