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Weight Issues

Find out if they are hormone-related

Hormone is a cause for overweight?

Hormones are key players in regulating weight, metabolism, blood sugar, insulin, fat storage. As we age, shifting hormones complicated by chronic stress, poor diet and lack of exercise trigger a lot of health issues, like weight gain.

Are you troubled with the following problems?

•  Difficulty in losing weight despite dieting and exercising
•  Weight gain with belly fat
•  Weight gain in hips and thighs
•  BMI greater than average
•  Loss of lean muscle
•  Increased appetite or food cravings

If you are troubled with any 2 problems of the above, Your hormones might be imbalance,leading to your weight control issues!

Hormones issues related to weight problems

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Cortisol balance:

belly fat, increased appetite, sugar cravings, impaired thyroid and metabolism

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Vitamin D3 deficiency:

hyperinsulinemia, belly (visceral) fat storage

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Estrogen/ Progesterone:

weight gain in hips and thighs, water retention, low thyroid, sluggish metabolism

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Testosterone/ DHEA:

insulin resistance/ metabolic syndrome, abdominal obesity

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TSH elevated:

hypothyroidism, low metabolic rate, difficulty in losing weight

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Fasting insulin elevated:

decreased lean muscle/ increased body fat, decreased metabolic rate, abdominal obesity

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HbA1c elevated:

predictive of type 2 diabetes

HK BioTek Technology Competence

•  Sample will be sent to ZRT Laboratory in the United States for analysis, which is the only specialty hormone laboratory to have qualified for the CDC’s Hormone Standardization Program (HoSt).

•  All hormone test are analysed with reference ranges for individual patient ages, menstrual status, and hormone supplementation.

•  ZRT is the only laboratory to perform an extraction process for saliva testing, which separates hormones from background contamination. This ensures accurate test results for low-concentration hormones

Testing Items

Saliva and blood testing by finger-prick are used for a comprehensive assessment to unlock the relationship between weight issue and hormones.

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Vitamin D (D2 & D3), Tyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH), Fasting Insulin, HbA1c

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Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone, DHEA, Cortisol (x4)

Sampling Demostrations

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Comprehensive Support

The report suggests how to improve the situations. Combine with healthcare professional’s consultation, you can achieve the optimal health in a simple way!

 

You will be receiving the report within 2-3 weeks:

Personal Organic Acid Report 

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Easy interpretation

 Present your level of different hormone, and suggest ways to improve

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The Testing Process

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Frequently-Asked Questions

1.    What is the connection between hormone and weight?

Hormones are the key players in regulating weight, metabolism, blood sugar, insulin, as well as the time and location the body stores fat. As we age, shifting hormones trigger numerous symptoms of imbalance, which includes unexplained weight gain. 

2.    How does Weight Hormone Profile help me?

By measuring the isolate specific imbalances of hormones, to identify hormonal imbalances associated with weight gain and obesity. This also detects markets for insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. More importantly, to facilitate the correction of imbalances to proactive weight control, and the associated risks for cardiometabolic disease and diabetes. 

3.    Who benefits from this test?

Menopausal women or andropausal men with unexplained weight gain, obesity, abdominal fat, high BMI, or hypometabolism. Anyone who are experiencing loss of lean muscle, increased appetite and/or sugar cravings, chronic stress or low thyroid symptoms. 

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