Hibernian Health Check

Folate (Folic Acid) Blood Test

69.00

With our folic acid, or folate blood test, you’ll be able to measure your body’s folate levels. Low levels of folate can cause weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and difficulties concentrating. Folate is an essential B vitamin before and during pregnancy.

How it Works

Follow the 3 steps below

Through rigorous testing, we’ve determined the best combination of medical products to assist you in getting the sample we need to get you on track for better health.

Folate (Folic Acid) Test

Folic Acid | Vit B9 

69.00

With our folic acid, or folate blood test, you’ll be able to measure your body’s folate levels. Low levels of folate can cause weakness, fatigue, shortness of breath and difficulties concentrating. Folate is an essential B vitamin before and during pregnancy.

How it Works

Follow the 3 steps below

Through rigorous testing, we’ve determined the best combination of medical products to assist you in getting the sample we need to get you on track for better health.

Folate Blood Test

Before ordering our folate blood test, read a little bit more about this  important vitamin. Folate and folic acid are terms that are often used interchangeably to describe the essential water-soluble vitamin, vitamin B9. Folate is the natural form of this vitamin found in food, whereas folic acid is the synthetic form that is added to fortified foods or is found in supplements.

Folate/folic acid is most commonly associated with pregnancy and lactation (discussed below) and it is strongly recommended that all women of child-bearing age take folic acid supplements. However, folate has other important functions in the body, particularly in relation to red blood cell development, and therefore it’s not just women of child-bearing age who need to ensure they have adequate folate intake.

The symptoms of inadequate folate levels can include:

Weakness – Fatigue- Irregular heartbeat – Shortness of breath – Difficulty concentrating – Pale skin

Other less frequent symptoms associated with folate deficiency can include:

Hair loss – Mouth sores – Tongue swelling – Peripheral neuropathy

By using HHC’s Folate Blood Test to monitor your folate levels, you’ll be able to ensure you’re in the optimal range over an extended period of time.

After placing your order, we’ll get the order shipped out the same day (when ordered before 3pm) with a next-working day delivery. This means you won’t be wasting any time by waiting weeks for a blood draw session and can get a jump start on obtaining better health.  

Folate Blood Test

Folate and folic acid are terms that are often used interchangeably to describe the essential water-soluble vitamin, vitamin B9. Folate is the natural form of this vitamin found in food, whereas folic acid is the synthetic form that is added to fortified foods or is found in supplements.

Folate/folic acid is most commonly associated with pregnancy and lactation (discussed below) and it is strongly recommended that all women of child-bearing age take folic acid supplements. However, folate has other important functions in the body, particularly in relation to red blood cell development, and therefore it’s not just women of child-bearing age who need to ensure they have adequate folate intake.

The symptoms of inadequate folate levels can include:

Weakness – Fatigue- Irregular heartbeat – Shortness of breath – Difficulty concentrating – Pale skin

Other less frequent symptoms associated with folate deficiency can include:

Hair loss – Mouth sores – Tongue swelling – Peripheral neuropathy

By using HHC’s Folate Blood Test to monitor your folate levels, you’ll be able to ensure you’re in the optimal range over an extended period of time.

After placing your order, we’ll get the order shipped out the same day (when ordered before 3pm) with a next-working day delivery. This means you won’t be wasting any time by waiting weeks for a blood draw session and can get a jump start on obtaining better health.  

Your Results

We’ll get your results uploaded to your portal as soon as we receive and verify them. We usually get the report within 24-48 hours of them arriving in the lab but it can go into a 3rd day.

We lay everything out as clearly as possible on the report, but if you’re unsure of what it means – call us and we’ll talk you through it

Your Results

We’ll get your results uploaded to your portal as soon as we receive and verify them. We usually get the report within 24-48 hours of them arriving in the lab but it can go into a 3rd day.

We lay everything out as clearly as possible on the report, but if you’re unsure of what it means – call us and we’ll talk you through it

Frequently Asked Questions

Here to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Once you set some dedicated time aside and follow the instructions, it’s very easy.

At HHC HQ (mouthful), we’ve all done these tests plenty of times so we’re quite experienced at it, but we have bullied our friends and family into it as well to make sure the instructions are as clear and informative as they need to be. If you’ve any questions on it, just give us a buzz on 01-9012000.

The lab we use is fully accredited and has worked alongside partners in releasing various papers indicating proven accuracy of capillary (fingerprick) samples. We only offer tests that meet rigorous quality control checks and make the final cut. There are tests out there we would love to be able to offer on fingerprick samples but they just aren’t suited for it. Your health and wellbeing is the driving force in our success and motivation – we will not compromise on that.

No! You absolutely still need to work alongside your doctor in managing your health – especially when it comes to chronic illness. What we’re aiming to do is lighten the load on Ireland’s GP network by offering a screening stage for your general wellness. If you want to take the first step in getting a better grip on your own health, one of the HHC Home Wellness kits is the perfect place to start.

Most of our finger-prick tests will usually be resulted within a day or two from our wonderful lab. If you factor in some travel time from the sample coming from you to us in Dublin, then Dublin to the lab in the UK, we’re typically talking around 5 working days.

Yes, very much so. Everyone in HHC comes from a background in either Healthcare and Technology, so we understand the importance of data integrity. We have multiple layers of security throughout our entire business to ensure your data is kept as safe as it can be. If you have any specific questions here, drop us a mail on info@hhc.ie.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here to answer any questions or concerns you may have.

Once you set some dedicated time aside and follow the instructions, it’s very easy.

At HHC HQ (mouthful), we’ve all done these tests plenty of times so we’re quite experienced at it, but we have bullied our friends and family into it as well to make sure the instructions are as clear and informative as they need to be. If you’ve any questions on it, just give us a buzz on 01-9012000.

The lab we use is fully accredited and has worked alongside partners in releasing various papers indicating proven accuracy of capillary (fingerprick) samples. We only offer tests that meet rigorous quality control checks and make the final cut. There are tests out there we would love to be able to offer on fingerprick samples but they just aren’t suited for it. Your health and wellbeing is the driving force in our success and motivation – we will not compromise on that.

No! You absolutely still need to work alongside your doctor in managing your health – especially when it comes to chronic illness. What we’re aiming to do is lighten the load on Ireland’s GP network by offering a screening stage for your general wellness. If you want to take the first step in getting a better grip on your own health, one of the HHC Home Wellness kits is the perfect place to start.

Most of our finger-prick tests will usually be resulted within a day or two from our wonderful lab. If you factor in some travel time from the sample coming from you to us in Dublin, then Dublin to the lab in the UK, we’re typically talking around 5 working days.

Yes, very much so. Everyone in HHC comes from a background in either Healthcare and Technology, so we understand the importance of data integrity. We have multiple layers of security throughout our entire business to ensure your data is kept as safe as it can be. If you have any specific questions here, drop us a mail on info@hhc.ie.

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