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Male Hair Loss Blood Test

Original price £79.00 - Original price £79.00
Original price
£79.00
£79.00 - £79.00
Current price £79.00

22 BIOMARKERS

Investigate potential causes of hair thinning or loss in men including hormone imbalance, thyroid problems, low vitamin B12 and iron deficiency.

Easy sample collection at our clinics or via a home kit.

Results - super fast for most markers (check specific turnaround below), with Health Dashboard explanations.

Quick and simple, from a local lab you can speak to.

Step 1. Choose sample collection option:

Currently selected option: CLINIC APPOINTMENT

  • Add an appointment at a clinic during checkout.
  • Rapid results - no waiting for the kit to arrive, no finger pricking, no posting the sample back to the lab
  • Virtually painless blood draw from your vein
  • Professional private nurses at our own clinics

How it works

  • Choose if you'd like a single test or an ongoing subscription
  • Click “Buy this test” button below
  • Add as many different blood tests as you like to the shopping basket and then add one appointment
  • Same or next day appointments at our clinics in London, Brighton/Hove, Croydon, Guildford, Reigate, Royal Tunbridge Wells and Crawley.

Clinic too far? Get a home kit by selecting "Home kit" as sample option, it's the same test.

Worried about thinning hair or receding hairline? One Day Tests Male Hair Loss Blood Test provides answers. This at-home test analyses key biomarkers that influence hair growth and health.

Gain insights into nutritional deficiencies, hormone imbalances, thyroid function and overall well-being that may be interrupting healthy follicles. Our accredited UK lab delivers rapid results so you can quickly understand the root causes of abnormal hair loss and take action. 

Identify reversible conditions like low iron early, when they are most treatable. There is no need to accept hair loss as inevitable without first exploring underlying factors. Take control of your hair health on your schedule with One Day Tests. 

Order an easy home test kit today and take the first step towards solutions for fuller, healthier hair tomorrow. No appointments or GP referrals are required.

About the Male Hair Loss Blood Test

While genetics influence hair loss, medical conditions can also trigger or worsen thinning for some. If you notice an abnormal pattern, our blood test may identify contributing issues to address.

Certain nutritional shortfalls are a common and treatable cause. We check iron, B12 and vitamin D levels. An underactive thyroid can also disrupt healthy hair.

By measuring inflammation and complete blood cell health, we rule out distorting factors and gain a big-picture view. Comprehensive insights help pinpoint potential reasons for unhealthy follicles.

In many cases, simple lifestyle adjustments or supplements may help promote growth. You do not have to accept unexplained hair loss as inevitable. Our test offers clarity on underlying causes so you can take proactive steps.

22 Biomarkers

  1. FULL BLOOD COUNT

    - White Blood Cell Count (WBC)
    - Red Blood Cell Count (RBC)
    - Haemoglobin (HGB)
    - Hematocrit (HCT)
    - Mean Corpuscular Volume (MCV)
    - Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin (MCH)
    - Mean Corpuscular Haemoglobin Concentration (MCHC)
    - Red Cell Distribution Width (RDW)
    - Platelets (PLT) (Venous samples only)
    - Mean Platelet Volume (MPV)
    - Lymphocytes (LYM)
    - Monocytes (MON)
    - Neutrophils (NEU)
    - Eosinophils (EOS)
    - Basophils (BAS)

  2. THYROID FUNCTION

    - Unbound thyroxine (Free T4)
    - Unbound triiodothyronine (Free T3)
    - Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

  3. HORMONES

    - Prolactin

  4. MICRONUTRIENTS

    - Vitamin B-12
    - Ferritin

  5. INFLAMMATION

    - C-Reactive protein

  6. UPGRADE

    Need more biomarkers? Check out our Ultimate Healthy Man Blood Test with 45 biomarkers!

  1. TURNAROUND TIME

    Our usual turnaround time is 24-48 hours, or less, from the time your sample is in our lab. We do not wait for all the results to complete before sending them to you, so you may start receiving results the same day for most cases, or as results become available.

    We are extremely proud of our very short turnaround times and a very efficient laboratory processes. Whilst we accommodate the shortest of time scales, with some results available within hours, you should allow up to 48 hours for you results to come back for routine testing and potentially longer for specialised investigations.

Doctor's notes

Hi, I am Dr. Adam Staten and here's my view on this test as a GP and Clinical Director at One Day Tests.

Although hair loss is common, it is often very distressing. There are a number of conditions that can cause or worsen hair loss, some of which are very straightforward to treat.

A number of nutritional deficiencies can cause hair loss, so we test your levels of iron (through the marker ferritin), vitamin B12 and vitamin D. These deficiencies are common and easily treated. We also test thyroid function because an underactive thyroid can cause hair loss.

We check the inflammatory marker CRP to help exclude autoimmune conditions and to make sure we can accurately interpret your ferritin which can be artificially raised in inflammatory conditions.

Lastly, we check your full blood count which is a good marker of your general health and will also check to see if you are anaemic, which can occur if you are deficient in iron or B12.

Red flag symptoms for the Male Hair Loss Blood Test

Even if your blood tests are normal, you should see a doctor if you have any of the symptoms below because they may be a sign of serious underlying illness. 

Rapid and widespread hair loss, particularly if this affects parts of your body other than your scalp

Scarring at the site of the hair loss

You feel generally unwell and are losing hair

Your Results and Health Dashboard

The results of your Male Hair Loss Blood Test will be emailed to you as a secured PDF file, ready for your GP and will also be uploaded to our Health Dashboard area of the website. It’s a unique and powerful tool, powered by our in-house clinical analysis research, to match your biomarkers across test panels and symptoms, as well as provide clinical commentary on all individual biomarkers you tested for.

The health dashboard will also provide "panel level" commentary - a birds eye view of the biomarkers that were tested. This feature allows you to view your test results and clinical commentary, and compare them to previous results, giving you a clear understanding of how your health is progressing.

By using the Health Dashboard, you can identify changes in your biomarkers and make necessary adjustments to your lifestyle. This added value is immense, as it empowers you to monitor your health and make informed decisions about your well-being.

It's free and is available with all of our tests.

Save on continuous monitoring with our subscription plan

The best way to look after your health is to do so regularly. This is easy to do with our continual monitoring plans which give you a discount on future blood tests. You choose the frequency and we'll do the rest.

When you purchase a subscription, we will deliver your home test kits or allow you to book appointments in line with your chosen frequency. You will be able to track your biomarkers over time in our powerful Health Dashboard, where results will be automatically updated for you. There is a minimum of 3 tests with any subscription, after which you can pause/restart/cancel at any time.

Special instructions

Hi, I am Stefania Brown, I am the Laboratory Manager at One Day Tests and here are the lab's special requests for the Male Hair Loss Blood Test.

If you take biotin supplements, stop taking these for 72 hours before the test.

Take this test after any symptoms of short term illness have settled.

Venepuncture appointment - how to prepare

If you are coming into one of our clinics for the test, this is what you need to do before you arrive:

  • Drink plenty of water about an hour before the appointment.
  • Avoid coffee/tea/energy drinks. Water is good!
  • That’s it! We’ll do the rest.

Home test kit for Male Hair Loss Blood Test - how it works

Our blood test kits are simple and convenient.

The most important step in doing a blood test at home is to read the instructions very carefully. The process is very simple, but there are a few pitfalls you need to be aware of - you will save yourself a lot of time if you do it right the first time around!

  • Full printed instructions will arrive with your kit - please read them carefully.
  • Drink plenty before taking the sample and warm your hands up in the sink with warm water for a few minutes. This will make your blood flow much better.
  • Fill the tubes to the top line. We don’t need much blood; filling tubes to the top line is about 15 drops of blood.
  • Post the samples on the same day you take them, before midday, Monday to Thursday. If you post it any other time it might get to us late or be stuck at a sorting office over the weekend. You will then have to do it again.
  • Package the sample in the same box the kit came in. Otherwise, Royal Mail or DPD will reject it. The sample tubes go into a pouch, then into a cardboard box, and then into a return envelope. All of this is provided in the kit: please use it.

We look forward to receiving your sample in our lab!

How the finger prick home test kit for Male Hair Loss Blood Test works - from Dr. Adam Staten

Why choose us?

Hello! My name is Dr. Vinesh Mistry, I am part of the GP team here at One Day Tests and here is why you should trust us to test your blood.

We run our own regulated laboratories and our own accredited clinics. We manufacture our own approved home sample collection kits. Your results are looked after by our fantastic clinical governance team and our super-talented biomedical science team.

When you book your test with us - you book directly with the lab. This means accuracy and responsible duty of care, direct access to the provider and extremely fast turnaround times.

Finally, our customer services rock! You can ask the lab a question any time or you can speak to a real human. It's good to WhatsApp, email on hello@onedaytests.com or give us a call on 0845 527 07 67.

Frequently Asked Questions

Hi, I am Lana Nela, Lead Nurse, and here is what we are frequently asked about this test.

Why are you not testing my testosterone levels?

Whilst testosterone is implicated in the process of male pattern baldness, men suffering from male pattern baldness have not been found to have abnormal levels of testosterone. The problem appears to be with the effect of testosterone on the hair follicles, not the actual level of testosterone. Measuring your testosterone level is therefore not helpful.

Why take this test?

Hi, I am Dr. Marco Esposito and here is why it's important to take this test.

You are worried about an underlying medical cause of your hair loss.

Is this test right for you?

Hi, I am Jehad Al-Nashash, I am the Laboratory Director. Here are the symptoms that you may wish to address with this test.

Hair loss can be extremely upsetting and many people are interested to know how they can slow or prevent it.

Whilst hair loss often runs in families, if you are worried that nutritional deficiencies or hormone imbalances may be causing your hair loss, this test will allow you to check.

  1. SYMPTOMS AND TAGS

    Dr. Adam Staten Test Panel and Hair loss

Why blood tests are important.