Hormone Tests

At LifeWorks Wellness Center we offer a number of tests which provide your healthcare practitioner with a full analysis of your hormone levels.

Flexitest

A saliva test that allows us to customize your specific hormonal testing. It includes a complete adrenal (cortisol and DHEA) profile with the hormone evaluation.

The Estronex 2/16 Test

The Estronex 2/16 Test is a measurement of these two important forms of estrogen: 2-OHE1 (the ‘good' estrogen) and 16-a-OHE1 (the ‘bad' estrogen). The ratio of ‘good to bad' estrogen is determined from a single urine specimen. Studies have shown that women with low Estronex 2/16 ratios have much higher rates of breast cancer. Low Estronex 2/16 ratios also indicate increased long-term risk for other estrogen-sensitive cancers, including uterine, ovarian, cervical and even head and neck cancers.

Related Conditions

Menopause

Menopause is the time when periods stops permanently either due to gradual natural processes or abruptly when induced by artificial means (surgery or radiation). Prior to the final menstrual period there is a transitional time, perimenopause, lasting up to eight years. During this time most women begin missing periods and their menstrual cycles lengthen. A...

Impotence

The levels of the male sex hormone – testosterone decline with advancing age which causes a change in the ratio of estrogen to testosterone in the body. A point is reached when the levels of Testosterone become so low that estrogen finally begins to dominate – this phase in a man’s life is often referred...

Menstrual Problems

Most women have experienced some symptoms or discomfort associated with their monthly periods. It may be nothing more serious than feelings of irritation or tiredness a few days before their period which they can easily shrug off. Or it may be much more severe – depression, acute anxiety, food cravings, water retention, abdominal pain, or...

 

Related Treatments

Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement

Does this describe how you mostly feel? Too moody, too tired, too bitchy, too foggy, too anxious, too fat, too stopped up, too little libido? It’s not a mystery. It’s not a mental disorder. It’s your hormones. We can fix them. We have helped thousands of Tampa Bay women become normal and happy, and return...

Well Woman Care

Are you one of the many thousands of women for whom a well woman exam is only an annual Pap smear and a manual breast exam? Then read on...

 

Menopause Symptom Relief

Very often the only facts that a woman knows about menopause in advance is that one day her menstrual cycle will cease, her child bearing years will be over and she may get some ”hot flashes”. As the number of women entering menopause increases, about 4000 new women entering menopause each day, according to the ...

Sermorelin

Sermorelin Sermorelin is a protein that can be prescribed by a doctor for people who suffer from growth hormone deficiency syndrome. This is diagnosed by blood test and physical symptoms. Often people, as they age, will stop releasing this hormone into their bodies and this results in lack of energy, loss of muscle and bone...

 

Dr. David Minkoff, M.D.
Founder and Medical Director
In 1995, Dr. Minkoff's wife became ill and her physicians couldn't find what was wrong. Not accepting their "no hope" conclusion, Dr. Minkoff went on a search to help her which led him out of emergency medicine into complementary and alternative medicine to find the answers. In the process he gained expertise in Biological medicine, heavy metal detoxification, anti-aging medicine, hormone replacement therapy, functional medicine, energy medicine, neural and prolotherapy, homeopathy and optimum nutrition. He studied under the masters in each of these disciplines until he became an expert in his own right. The answers he found were soon in demand when others learned of his wife’s return to good health. In response to this, he and his wife, Sue Minkoff RN established Lifeworks Wellness Center in 1997 and it quickly became one of the most comprehensive complementary and alternative medicine clinics in the U.S.

       *Disclaimer: Individual patient results may vary based on a patient's medical history and other factors.

 

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301 Turner Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
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Telephone: 727-466-6789
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Friday: 9am - 4pm

 

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