Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
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Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test

Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test - welzo
Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test
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A Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test is a common way to determine the cause of your symptoms. The test can help identify if you have anaemia, a thyroid disorder, or another fatigue related health condition.

Free next-day delivery
Results within 2 days
What does it test for?
  • Iron
  • Transferrin Saturation
  • UIBC
  • CRP HS
  • Free Thyroxine (FT4)
  • Ferritin
  • TIBC
  • Vitamin D
  • Free Triiodothyronine (FT3)
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
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Joanna Charice reviewed welzo.com
"After using the Welzo Tiredness & Fatigue Blood Test due to ongoing tiredness, I found the testing process simple and the results came quickly. They revealed low iron levels. With this knowledge, I adjusted my diet and started iron supplements, which markedly improved my energy. This test was a key part in addressing my fatigue."
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Jordan Waits reviewed welzo.com
"I simply ordered the test online, received it in the mail a few days later, and took the test in the comfort of my own home using a quick finger prick. The instructions were clear and easy to follow, and the process itself was quick and painless."
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Roxy Richards reviewed welzo.com
"I followed the recommendations provided by Welzo, and I have to say, I feel so much healthier now. I have a lot more energy, and I just feel better overall. It's amazing how much of a difference small changes can make"
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  • Biomarkers
  • Information

Iron

Iron is a mineral found within the blood, and is needed to help create haemoglobin which is a protein in the blood responsible for the transport of oxygen within the body's blood cells. If the body does not have enough haemoglobin, the muscles do not get enough oxygen and cannot work properly. It is important for people to have the correct amount of iron otherwise they will feel more tired and become Anaemic. The body's iron stores are sourced from one's diet and from the breakdown and turnover of red blood cells. When a test reveals low iron levels, a change in diet or added supplements can be used for treatment.

 Biomarkers

Ferritin

Iron

Total Iron-Binding Capacity (TIBC)

Transferrin Saturation

Unsaturated iron-binding capacity (UIBC)

Thyroxine (T4)

Thyroxine or T4 exists 

Thyroxine (T4) is the hormone that has several important functions in the body, including speeding up the rate of metabolism, growth and energy levels. We test the thyroxine within the body to get an indicator of how well the thyroid is functioning. There are different treatments depending on if the thyroid is under or over the normal levels.

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) or thyrotropin is secreted by the pituitary gland, located in the head, and can help identify cases of hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Both the excess and under secretion of TSH can lead to weight loss, anxiety, palpitations, irregular sleep patterns and irregular menstrual cycles. Hypothyroidism is majorly associated with overlapping symptoms such as menopause.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is a vitamin that's essential for many functions in your body, including bone and muscle health. Vitamin D can be found in food, supplements, and fortified foods. If you don't get enough vitamin D, you may develop osteoporosis or muscle weakness. An average vitamin D level is 20 to 50 ng/mL. If you have a low vitamin D level, we may recommend that you take a vitamin D supplement or eat foods fortified with vitamin D.

Free triiodothyronine (FT3)

Free triiodothyronine (FT3) is a crucial hormone that plays a pivotal role in regulating various metabolic processes within the human body. FT3 is a form of thyroid hormone that is unbound and freely available for immediate use by cells. Produced by the thyroid gland, it influences a wide range of physiological functions, including metabolism, growth, development, and thermoregulation. FT3 exerts its effects by binding to specific receptors located in various tissues, initiating gene transcription and ultimately affecting cellular metabolism. It is responsible for regulating the basal metabolic rate, energy production, and utilisation of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Furthermore, FT3 is essential for maintaining normal cardiovascular function, neurological development, and reproductive health. Precise measurement of FT3 levels is crucial in diagnosing and monitoring thyroid disorders, such as hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism, allowing for accurate assessment and appropriate treatment to restore hormonal balance and overall well-being.

hs-CRP

To check inflammation levels, we conducted an advanced CRP evaluation. C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is a protein found in the blood which increases in response to inflammation. CRP is produced by the liver in response to inflammation. It is a biomarker of inflammation that is strongly associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases, such as heart attack and stroke. High levels of CRP are found in people with chronic inflammatory diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis, and in people who have had a recent heart attack or stroke. CRP is not a specific marker for any one disease, but it is a valuable indicator of inflammation.

Symptoms of Tiredness and Fatugue


  • Weight changes
  • Difficulty sleeping or insomnia
  • Headaches
  • Sore or aching muscles
  • Muscles weakness
  • Slow reflexes or responses
  • Impaired decision making
  • Moodiness
  • Impaired co-ordination
  • Poor concentration
  • Short-term memory problems

Additional Information

A simple blood draw is all that is needed to get the results of this test. 


If you are experiencing extreme tiredness, it is important to speak with your doctor to determine if a blood test is right for you.

Additional Insight from Dr Sameer Nakedar, MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert

"This panel of tests looks for some common causes of tiredness which can be corrected easily with medication if appropriate.

- Iron studies are checked. If iron stores are low, this can lead to anaemia, amongst other symptoms. If too high, this can also be an issue.

- Low Vitamin D levels can cause tiredness; hence, this is tested.

- Thyroid disorders, particularly an underactive thyroid, can also present with tiredness and are included in this screen.

All of these markers can give a start to some causes of fatigue, which you can tackle early and optimise appropriately with the correct medical help."

Why Take a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test

If you have found yourself more tired than usual and cannot easily explain the change due to an increase in activity or lifestyle change, it is important to be tested as the symptoms may be the cause of a change within the body. There are many factors that could account for an increase in tiredness and fatigue, the lack of vitamin D from reduced sun exposure is a large cause within the population for feeling tired. There are several other more serious reasons for feeling tired, including an over or under-acting thyroid, iron deficiency, lack of ferritin production and other impaired protein productions. Taking a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test will aid our trained doctors in treatment or lifestyle changes to get you feeling energised and less fatigued. 

12.5%
of Britons feel tired all of the time
According to the NHS, many adults in the UK struggle from feeling tiredness. A quarter of Britons report feeling tired most of the time while 33% report feeling tired half of the time. Many factors in our lifestyle and our bodies affect how tired we may feel, including diet, exercise, age, gender and pre-existing medical conditions.
41%
of young Britons aged 18-24 are twice as likely to say that tiredness has a great or moderate impact on their work life
The NHS found that those aged between 18-64 find that tiredness impacts their personal life between 34-41% while those aged 64+ find it impacts their personal life by 24%.

Experts Opinion

"Tiredness can be caused by many factors, some psychological and some medical. Some common reasons for tiredness are nutritional deficiencies, hormone abnormalities, and autoimmune disorders. This panel of tests looks for some common causes of tiredness which can be corrected easily with medication if appropriate."


Dr Sameer Nakedar
MBBS, MRCGP, PGCert
Experts Opinion

How to take a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test Test

Collecting a blood sample for your finger prick home test is straightforward. Watch the video below for more details on how to take a home blood test.

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    Take your test

    Activate your test and collect your sample in the morning. Return your sample on the same day, using the prepaid shipping label provided. Samples use a simple finger prick collection method that takes around 5 minutes to complete.

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Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test Information

Specification of Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test

  • Test name: Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test
  • Also known as & related tests: Fatigue test, energy test
  • Biomarkers: Iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC), Vitamin D, hs-CRP, Ferritin, Transferrin Saturation, Thyroxine (T4)
  • Test tube: SST (Gold microtainer)
  • Brand: Welzo
  • Turn around time: Approx. 24 hours
  • Lab test ranges:
  • Test Kit Marking: MHRA/UKCA
  • Location of Lab: United Kingdom

What is a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

A Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test is a home health test offered by Welzo. The Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test can be taken from the comfort of your home using a finger prick sample, which is then sent back to our lab for analysis and interpretation.

What does a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test for? 

A Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test tests for the following: Iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC), Vitamin D, hs-CRP, Ferritin, Transferrin Saturation, Thyroxine (T4).

What are the benefits of a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

Checking your health through the use of Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test is an important way to track your health. Home testing offers the convenience of conducting health assessments in the comfort of your own home, while enabling quicker, more private results without the need for visiting a healthcare facility.

Can a GP review my Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

Yes, Welzo offers a GP review service for the Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test. Follow the link if you would like to have an online GP appointment with your Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test.

Are Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Tests available on the NHS?

The NHS offers Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Tests subject to eligibility requirements, consultations and local guidelines.

Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test Kit and Ordering

How can a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test be ordered?

A Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test can be ordered online through Welzo's secure checkout. Select the Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test and add the patient's name and details, then checkout for next-day delivery.

What is included in the Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test test kit?

The Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test contains the following items in the test kit:

  • 1 x UN3373 Test Kit for Biological Substances Category B (test kit design may vary from images displayed online depending on the test selected.
  • 1 x Free Return Label 
  • 1 x Finger Prick Lancet / Urine Sample Pouch or Swab (depending on the test ordered)
  • 1 x Cleansing Wipe/ Alcohol Swab
  • SST (Gold microtainer)

Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test Biomarkers and Results

What biomarkers are tested for in a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

The Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test checks for the following biomarkers: Iron, Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC), Vitamin D, hs-CRP, Ferritin, Transferrin Saturation, Thyroxine (T4)

What are the results ranges for a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test reference ranges vary based on age, sex, population sample and numeric test result ranges. However, once you complete your tests, you will receive clear reference ranges for your Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test.

What is a normal test range for Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

The Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test range will be provided on the advanced Welzo reporting panel which will factor in multiple aspects such as age, population size comparison and biological sex.

Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test Procedure and Timing

When should a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test be taken?

It is best to take a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test first thing in the morning.

How long does a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test take?

The typical turnaround for a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test is 24 hours from receipt at the Welzo laboratory, Monday to Thursday. However, results may come back faster or slower depending on how busy the Welzo laboratory is and if you have requested any biomarkers that take longer to test for. In this case, results can take up to 5 days.

Are there any special preparations required before taking the Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test (e.g., fasting)?

We will let you know via email if there are any special requirements for the Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test. However, typically we recommend you take a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test first thing in the morning, fasted.

What is the best time to post my Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

The best time to return your Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test sample is Monday to Thursday, before 14:00 to ensure the product arrives at our lab on time for same-day analysis.

What sample is required for a Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test?

The Tiredness and Fatigue Blood Test requires a capillary blood sample using a SST (Gold microtainer) that is collected from a finger-prick blood sample.

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Customer Reviews

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Sabina Dadashova
Great

Very quick results

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David Hall
Very easy to collect the sample

I was amazed at how painless the process was and so easy to collect the sample and post

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Emma
Perfect thank you!

I had concerns about taking blood, after reading other blood test company reviews, however it was really easy to do, just a sharp scratch then the blood came out pretty fast. You don’t actually have to look at a needle at all. All in all took about 10 seconds. I then got my results within 24 hours of doing the test, and it was really easy to understand what the different bio markers and results meant. I would use them again and have already recommended them to my family.

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becky martin
Great, speedy service and good value

lots of details in the results providing helpful information about normal ranges.

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Laura Camilleri
Tiredness and fatigue test

Test was easy to do following instructions, have not received results yet