What is a blood test?

Scientists analysing blood with microscope

A blood test is a laboratory analysis that is performed using a sample of a person’s blood. There are many different types of blood tests, and they can be used to diagnose a wide range of conditions and diseases, including infections, health conditions such as anaemia and diabetes, or diseases such as cancer. Taking a […]

Why should I take a blood test before starting a new fitness regime?

man and woman holding weights in gym

Starting a fitness regime can be an exciting time, as you work towards your goals of improved health and wellness. However, before you dive in headfirst, it’s important to consider taking a blood test. This simple, non-invasive procedure can provide valuable information about your body’s current state of health, and help you tailor your fitness […]

Do You Have a Vitamin Deficiency?

40% of people in the UK eat convenience food once a week or more, and that convenience comes at a price. The nutritional value of shop-bought lunches and junk food plummets in comparison to fresh fruit and veg and a home-cooked meal. Without nourishment, vitamin deficiencies skyrocket, and people cannot live healthy lifestyles. The following […]

Do You Need Professional Earwax Removal?

Earwax is a natural and healthy thing to have, but sometimes it can build up, cause pain, manifest into infection and even lead to temporary hearing loss. Many people don’t realise the importance of professionally removing earwax to prevent further compaction and damage. Read on to find out why you need earwax, what causes an […]

Prostate Cancer: Prostate-Specific Antigen (PSA) Test

‘In the UK 1 in 8 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer.’ Prostate cancer is the most common cancer throughout Britain, with 143 men per day receiving a diagnosis and 11,500 dying yearly. However, you can catch prostate cancer in the early stages and lower your risks. The following article explains what prostate cancer […]

Do You Have an Iron Imbalance?

Iron deficiency is common, and over 380,000 people in the UK have iron overload. Many overlook iron imbalances and don’t think it’s a severe medical condition. However, a low or high amount of iron can severely disrupt a person’s life and lead to long-term health complications. The following article covers the average iron levels in […]

Chlamydia in Men: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

‘​​Chlamydia is 1 of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the UK.’ Chlamydia is a very treatable bacterial infection if caught in time. However, it can carry invisible symptoms and cause long-term health complications if not diagnosed. The following article informs you on the causes of chlamydia, its symptoms and treatments so you […]

Do You Have a Testosterone Imbalance?

‘1 in 4 men over 30 has low testosterone.’  On the other hand, while too much testosterone in men is uncommon, it can create dramatic health complications, such as infertility and a higher risk of prostate cancer.  The following article provides a breakdown of the role of testosterone in the body, the impact of high […]

Collecting a Finger Prick Blood Sample at Home

Someone collecting a finger prick sample at home

  If you have recently order a finger prick testing kit from us, here is a simple step-by-step video on how to complete your blood test and collect your at home. We recommend taking your sample in the morning; you don’t need to fast before hand. It’s also best to send your sample to us […]

Men’s Hormone Imbalance: What You Need to Know

Men are often left out of the conversation when it comes to hormone imbalances. However, a hormone disruption in the male body can happen at any age. The following article tells you the indications that you may have a hormone imbalance, the causes, how to get a diagnosis and ways to treat hormone disruption in […]