Triglycerides

Triglycerides - Homed-IQ

Triglycerides are a type of fat found in the blood. After eating, your body converts calories it doesn’t need right away into triglycerides. For cardiovascular health, it is important that there are not too many triglycerides in your blood. Homed-IQ’s home Heart Disease Blood Test can determine your triglyceride levels, as well as LDL, HDL, […]

Creatinine

Creatinine - Homed-IQ

The kidneys play an important role in the body, such as in the production of hormones, maintaining an optimal fluid balance, and filtering waste. With Homed-IQ’s Liver and Kidney Function Test you can check several biomarkers that indicate overall kidney health, including your creatinine value. What is creatinine? Creatinine is a waste product made by […]

Anemia: what is it and what are the symptoms?

Anemia: what is it and what are the symptoms? - Homed-IQ

Have you been feeling more tired, less productive than usual, and pale when you look at yourself in the mirror? Oftentimes, this is blamed on poor sleep or a busy work week. However, many people are not aware that these can be symptoms of anemia. But what exactly is anemia, how does it develop, and […]

How quickly will I get the results of an STI test?

How quickly will I get the results of an STI test? - Homed-IQ

When waiting for the result of an STI test, time can pass especially slowly and many people worry about the result, even if it is just a routine test. This  stress is absolutely understandable, which is why we would like to provide an overview of the processing times of an STI test from Homed-IQ. Homed-IQ […]

Vitamin D deficiency: symptoms and treatment

Vitamin D deficiency: symptoms and treatment - Homed-IQ

Have you been feeling drained, suffering mood swings, or are you tired all day? You may be suffering from a vitamin D deficiency. Did you know that around 40% of the European population suffers from a vitamin D deficiency? It is therefore quite possible that you are also affected by this. But don’t worry, a […]

How does an STI test work?

How does an STI test work? - Homed-IQ

If you have a new partner or have recently had unprotected sex you may want to test yourself for STIs to be sure. Unfortunately, testing for sexually transmitted diseases is still a sensitive topic in which one may like to to involve as few third parties as possible. This is exactly why all STI tests […]

HIV

What is HIV? HIV is the abbreviation for human immunodeficiency virus. HIV attacks your immune system, making you more vulnerable to invading viruses and bacteria. HIV attacks immune cells in your blood known as CD4 cells. CD4 cells help protect you against infections and illness. If your immune system is highly weakened and your CD4 […]

Gamma GT

Gamma GT is a blood value that can be measured at home with a simple finger prick. This blood value is important in investigating whether there is a problem with the liver. Homed-IQ offers several types of home health tests, including tests with which the Gamma GT value can be measured. These tests include the […]

Vitamin B12

Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is one of the B vitamins and occurs in various natural forms, such as methylcobalamin, S-adenosylcobalamin, and hydroxocobalamin. These natural forms of vitamin B12 can be found in various foods and drinks. A deficiency of vitamin B12 can lead to all kinds of physical symptoms. Now it is easy to […]

TSH

The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the neck. This gland is important for the production of certain hormones that control the body’s metabolism. With a thyroid disorder, the gland can either work too quickly or too slowly, which can affect many different body systems and cause a number of unpleasant symptoms. With Homed-IQ’s […]