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Posted by: rose | 2008-11-24

hormones irregular

GynaeDoc
I am 25, 3yr old son.
Could i get my hormone levels tested at a chemist or clinic?
(Due to not having sufficient money to go to gynae or GP)
I have a feeling / symptoms that might be telling me i should get them checked. Esp Seratonin. I have the mirena, for 2yrs now, not sure if that could be the cause.
Eg. i have binge eating (although healthy weight) sometimes go over board on eating and feel guilty, worthless and depressed afterwards. Acne, sometimes migraines, only spotting - no " real"  period. low iron levels (got told by the blood bank, so i couldn' t donate) tired, emotional.. etc.
Any assistance would be appreciated.
Thank you!
Rose

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Serotonin levels cannot be measured. Your symptoms are non-specific and do not really suggest a gynae hormonal problem. You would have to see a doctor to assess what tests are necessary.

Best wishes

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