Testing for Vitamin D deficiency
The test can be performed using a small amount of blood from a finger prick which you can do yourself.
How often should I have a vitamin D blood test?
We recommend checking your vitamin D levels annually unless you experience any health changes, or commence a weight loss programme which involves a restricted diet.
- Muscle weakness, aches and cramps
- Bone pain
- Hair loss
This blood test is to check on:
- Vitamin D levels
For best results (if medically suitable) it is advisable to fast (water is allowed) 12 hours prior to the test which needs to be taken first thing in the morning and posted on the same day on a Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday.
Collection method: Finger prick
Results available: 2-5 days after the sample has reached the laboratory.
Vitamin D is needed to keep teeth, bones and muscles healthy. Low levels may contribute to osteoporosis, increased risk of bone fractures, muscle weakness, pain fatigue and depression.
How it Works
1. Order and Receive Your Test
Order your Blood Test.
Receive it directly at home or work.
Delivered by courier with Free shipping.
2. Take the Easy Finger-prick Blood Test
Activate your test online.
Collect 2-3 drops of blood.
3. Freepost your Blood sample to our laboratories
Use the pre-paid package to post to our laboratories.
Simply drop it into your nearest high-priority Royal Mail postbox.
4. Our laboratory team run the tests
Tests are run by our staff in a clean and secure environment.
All possible measures are taken to keep Vampires out.
5. Receive Your Results within 7 days
We will email you to inform you that your blood test results are ready.
Login to your account to review the results.
6. Track your levels over time
With regular ongoing tests, you can track your results.
Check if you’re improving healthily or where changes could be made.