At Home Vitamin D Test
- Test to ensure you have enough Vitamin D in your system to maintain bone & cellular health
- Free two-way shipping
- Fast results from the lab
- FSA/HSA cards accepted
Temporarily unavailable in NY state.
What is an At Home Vitamin D test?
Vitamin D is a nutrient that is essential for healthy bones and teeth. Vitamin D deficiency can also contribute to weaker overall immunity and heightened risk for depression. There are two forms of Vitamin D that are important for nutrition. These are Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3. Vitamin D2 mainly comes from fortified foods like breakfast cereals, milk, and other dairy items. Vitamin D3 is made by your own body when you are exposed to sunlight. It is also found in some foods, including eggs and fatty fish, such as salmon, tuna, and mackerel.
In your bloodstream, Vitamin D2 and Vitamin D3 are changed into a form of Vitamin D called 25 hydroxyvitamin D, also known as 25(OH)D. A Vitamin D blood test measures the level of 25(OH)D in your blood. Abnormal levels of Vitamin D can indicate bone disorders, nutrition problems, organ damage, or other medical conditions.
Included: 1 Vitamin D Testing kit, and a pre-addressed return envelope (Postage Paid)
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Why do I need an At Home Vitamin D Test?
The myLAB Box at home vitamin D test screening kit is an excellent screening test to monitor your levels of Vitamin D to maintain strong bones and teeth, regulate your immune system, heart, lung, muscle and joint health, and prevent depression.
What Do I Need to do to Prepare for the At Home Vitamin D Test?
You don’t need any special preparations for an at home Vitamin D test.
What Do the Results Of My At Home Vitamin D Test Mean?
If your results show a deficiency in Vitamin D, it may mean you are:
- Not getting enough exposure to sunlight
- Not getting enough Vitamin D in your diet
- Having trouble absorbing Vitamin D in your food
A low result may also mean your body is having trouble using the vitamin as it should, and may indicate kidney or liver disease.
If your results show you have an excess of (too much) Vitamin D, it is most likely due to taking too many vitamin pills or other supplements. Too much Vitamin D can cause damage to your organs and blood vessels.
To learn more about what your results mean, talk to your health care provider.
What do I do if my results show an abnormal test for Vitamin D?
It is recommended that you take a copy of your lab test to your health care provider for further discussion of the significance of your abnormal Vitamin D level and further evaluation and/or treatment.
Vitamin D is essential for healthy bones and teeth, immunity and mental health.
myLAB Box works only with the best laboratories and health experts to ensure your tests results meet nationwide standards and are as accurate as tests done in a clinic or a doctor’s office.
The laboratories we work with are certified CAP and CLIA high complexity testing organizations at the forefront of diagnostic testing. HIPAA web security protocols protect your data.
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myLAB Box offers individuals with laboratory services for wellness monitoring. All tests are validated by myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates. Results are comparable to samples collected in a physician’s office or clinical laboratory. Tests used in myLAB Box kits have been developed and performance characteristics determined by myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates. These tests are used for clinical purposes only. They should not be regarded as investigational or for research. myLAB Box clinical laboratory affiliates are regulated under the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Act (CLIA) of 1988 as qualified to perform high complexity clinical testing and follow the guidelines of the College of American Pathologists (CAP). The tests, and services are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure disease. All information given as to the use of the tests is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to be a substitute for a physician`s consultation.