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Electrolyte Blood Test Kit (4 Biomarkers)

Electrolyte Blood Test Kit (4 Biomarkers)

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Biomarkers tested using this electrolyte testing kit:

Calcium

Magnesium

Sodium

Chloride

An electrolyte blood test is used to measure the levels of electrolytes in a person's blood. Electrolytes carry an electric charge and play a vital role in maintaining proper fluid balance, nerve function, muscle contraction, and other important bodily functions.

This test gives you the levels of Calcium, Magnesium, Chloride and Sodium in your blood.

The Role of Electrolytes in Blood



1. **Maintaining Fluid Balance:** Electrolytes play a significant role in regulating the balance of fluids inside and outside cells. Sodium and potassium, in particular, help control the movement of water in and out of cells, maintaining proper hydration levels.

2. **Nerve Signalling:** The transmission of nerve signals relies heavily on the movement of ions, which are charged particles produced by electrolytes. Sodium and potassium ions, for instance, contribute to generating and transmitting electrical impulses that allow muscles to contract and nerves to communicate.

3. **Muscle Contraction:** Calcium is a crucial player in muscle contraction. It helps muscles contract and relax in response to nerve signals. Magnesium also plays a role in muscle function and helps prevent excessive muscle contractions.

4. **pH Balance:** Electrolytes help regulate the pH balance of your blood, ensuring that it remains within a narrow range. Maintaining the right pH is vital for various biochemical reactions and enzymatic processes.

Read more about what electrolytes are and how they are important to your health

 

One of the very few electrolyte blood test kits on offer on the UK market.

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    • Order kit

      Order the kit that you want based on what you want to be tested. We ship all orders placed before 1pm same day.

    • Collect your sample at home

      Collect your own sample using a simple finger prick. Everything you need will be included in the kit.

    • Send your sample to the lab

      Simply drop in any red letter box. No need to arrange for courier pickup or pay for returns. Remember to register online using the unique sample ID to get your results.

    • Receive results

      We will analyse your sample and send you results by email within 24-48 hours. A copy can be sent to your GP/surgery if you wish.