Progesterone

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Progesterone tests measure the amount of progesterone hormone present in the blood, an important hormone that regulates the menstrual cycle and plays a role in other vital health processes. Progesterone levels need to be monitored to maintain reproductive health and to detect possible hormonal imbalances.

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Description

Progesterone tests are important in assessing an individual’s health because they measure the level of progesterone in the blood which is necessary for proper bodily function. Progesterone is a hormone that is produced in the ovaries and helps regulate the menstrual cycle. It also plays a role in pregnancy and aids in the development of the fetus. Additionally, progesterone affects bone health and helps balance estrogen levels, reduces symptoms of menopause, and helps control production of thyroid hormones. Thus, having an adequate level of progesterone is essential for good health. Low levels of progesterone can cause a variety of health issues, including infertility, irregular periods, and depression. Monitoring an individual’s progesterone levels is important in order to promote reproductive health, as well as to detect possible hormonal imbalances that may be impacting overall health.

FAQ's

AM I REQUIRED TO FAST?

You must fast at least twelve (12) hours prior to having your specimen collected.

IS A DOCTOR’S ORDER REQUIRED?

YES!

HOW LONG UNTIL MY RESULTS COME BACK?

LabCorp Not using insurance: Test results generally take between 24 to 72 business hours after your specimen is collected. If using insurance, the results may take longer.

Quest Diagnostics: Could take up to 10 business days.

Insurance Lab Requisition: Time frame varies depending on state.

DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO HAVE MY LABS DRAWN?

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

You can walk in for same day testing at certain locations BUT we always recommend making an appointment at your lab location of choice to ensure you are seen in a timely fashion due to fasting.

Viking sends a copy of your Blood Test Order (Lab Requisition), electronically, to LabCorp or Quest depending on the choice you made.  A copy of the Blood Test Order will be sent to you via email. Please allow 24 hours or one business day for our staff to process your request.   It would be wise to bring the order with you to the lab as a reference when you arrive for your Lab appointment.

Make your appointment for a “Lab Draw” at your lab of choice.

LabCorp Locations and contact information: LabCorp Locations

Quest Locations and contact information: Quest Locations

HOW CAN I RECEIVE MY RESULTS?

Viking follows all HIPAA guidelines and state regulations regarding distribution of test results. You can choose to have your test results emailed or faxed. Patients can also create a patient portal via LabCorp/Quest and have access to their results online.

IF I HAVE QUESTIONS ABOUT MY TEST RESULTS, WHO SHOULD I CONTACT?

We recommend setting up a consultation via our website with our VIKING medical staff.  https://vikingalternative.com/schedule-consultation