As men age, simple inconveniences can become more frustrating. Frequent trips to the bathroom, lower urine flow, and a long time spent standing over the toilet may all be indications of an inflamed prostate. Complex factors such as diet, genetics, and even environmental toxins can affect your prostate health. The Prostate Health Test is a great way to take a look at your individual prostate health and track progress. PSA levels vary from person to person, making regularly testing a great way of checking in on your health and tracking progress. Although there can be many causes of elevated PSA levels, getting this test is the first step to uncover the underlying causes.
Everyone ages differently. For men over the age of fifty, loss of hair and muscle mass is to be expected. A lesser-talked-about feature of male aging however, is prostate health. Many men experience increased prostate size making urination harder. Keeping track of prostate health is often shadowed in confusion, but it doesn't have to be. Checking your PSA levels from the comfort of your own home can help you gain valuable insight into your personal prostate health.
Prostate Specific Antigen (PSA) is also known as gamma-seminoprotein or kallikrein-3. This protein is produced by regular prostate cells as well as malignant prostate cells and may indicate prostate health.
Protein Specific Antigen or PSA is a protein produced by both cancerous and noncancerous tissue in the prostate. A variety of conditions can raise PSA levels including the presence of malignant cells, inflammation of the prostate, and hormonal imbalances.
Although elevated levels of PSA can indicate inflammation of the prostate and the presence of malignant cells it is important to remember that the normal PSA range varies from person to person. The best method of checking in on your prostate health is to work closely with a doctor and to rest your PSA levels regularly.
Once you receive your at-home lab test, please follow the instructions provided to register your test. Once sample(s) are sent to one of our CLIA certified labs, it will take approximately 3 weeks for your results to be returned, during which time you will receive information on how to schedule your one-one-one health coaching call.
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If you have a more specific question about your sample collection you may reach out to the lab directly to better guide you - each instruction sheet has the contact information available to get your questions answered promptly!