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  • Anti-Mullerian Hormone test: What We Do

    If you are trying to conceive, you have probably heard of AMH and its importance in fertility. Anti-Mullerian Hormone (AMH) is produced by developing ovarian follicles (pouches which contain the eggs) growing in the ovary. During each menstrual cycle an ovarian follicle develops and releases an egg at ovulation. As women age, the number of follicles…
  • Comprehensive Pregnancy Health Check

    Nutritional Needs During Pregnancy

    When you're pregnant, it's even more critical to have a healthy diet, as what you consume is the primary source of nutrition for your baby. But many women do not receive enough iron, folic acid, calcium, vitamin D or protein. It is therefore critical that you boost your intake of foods rich in these nutrients…
  • Health

    Signs you could be deficient in Vitamin B12

    Maintaining a healthy nervous system is just one of vitamin B12's many important roles in the body. If you don't get enough B12, your body will start to fail in worrying ways. According to the BMJ, "early indications are generally mild or asymptomatic." Severe deficit, on the other hand, can cause lifelong brain damage, as…
  • Mental Health Awareness Week

    1 in 5 working age adults will have experienced a mental health disorder in the past week and 1 in 3 have an existing health condition. Physical and mental health are closely linked, which is why it is critical that we look after ourselves. At Randox Health, we offer a variety of tests that can…
  • How genes impact your health

    How Genes Impact Your Health

    Genes, they determine the colour of your eyes, your hair, and how tall you are. However, they also control whether you will get a disease. According to Gene People UK, there are more than 2.4 million children and adults living with a genetic condition. For families dealing with the consequences of genetic disease, receiving an…
  • Could I have lactose intolerance? Find out your risk today

    If you’ve found yourself feeling bloated, nauseas or gassy lately, you are not alone. It is estimated that between 1 and 2 in every 10 people in the UK have lactose intolerance. Most of the time, these symptoms occur 30 minutes to a couple of hours after eating culprits such as milk chocolate washed down…