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Iron (Ferritin) Test Kit + Free Iron Oral Spray
At-home health check
Instructions on how to redeem your free Iron Oral Spray will be provided once you complete your test. This kit is for UK customers only.
The BetterYou Iron (Ferritin) Test Kit offers a quick, easy and accurate way to test your iron levels from the comfort of your own home.
- Easy to use at home ferritin test
- Accurate and detailed results
- Get your results within 48 hours
- Analysis carried out by UKAS accredited UK labs
- Receive a personalised supplementation plan based on your results
- Price includes complimentary Iron Oral spray upon completion
- Free postage and packaging
Please be aware, this test uses a wet blood sample, you will be required to fill a small vial with a few drops of blood.
If you’re feeling tired or fatigued, then you may not be supplying your body with enough iron. Iron is essential in the production of red blood cell formation and contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue, the normal functioning of the immune system and normal cognitive function.
This test checks your ferritin (stored iron) levels which is the recommended marker to test for iron deficiency.
Your results will be made available through your own personal online dashboard and a member of the BetterYou team will follow up with your bespoke supplementation plan within 2 working days.
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Importance of checking your iron levels
Our iron (ferritin) test enables you to quickly identify the current iron levels within your body and gives you a clear insight into any risk of iron deficiency/anaemia or iron overload (haemochromatosis).
By knowing your results and getting our bespoke supplementation plan, you can make the necessary lifestyle modifications to ensure your levels remain optimal and track your levels over time using our online portal.
Who needs it
While the test is suitable for everyone over 18 and testing for iron is advised if you’re concerned you’re not getting enough, there are groups of people who may be more susceptible to iron deficiency and should strongly consider getting themselves tested. These include:
- Those with malabsorption issues
- Women who have heavy periods
- Vegetarians and Vegans
How to use
Once you receive your test kit, please read and follow the instructions provided.
The easy to use, at-home test works by taking a small blood sample using a quick and painless finger prick. Once the sample has been taken, the kit includes a pre-paid envelope to our UKAS accredited lab partners who analyse the sample.
Your results will be processed within 2 working days of the lab receiving your sample. Once processed, your results will be made available via our online portal and you will be notified by email.
A member of the BetterYou team will create a bespoke supplementation plan based on your results to help you increase or maintain your levels. This will be emailed to you shortly after your results are available.
You will also receive a discount code for a complementary Iron Oral Spray which you can redeem through our website.
It is important you collect your sample and post it on the same day – Between Monday – Thursday.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
This test is not a substitute for seeing a doctor. If you are at all unsure about your results, please consult your doctor or medical professional. A copy of your results can be downloaded from the online portal if you wish to share them with a healthcare professional.
- Use during pregnancy and breastfeeding. We recommend consulting your Midwife or GP before beginning any supplementation.
Test kit contents
Contained within each pack is everything you need to take a blood sample from your fingertip.
The pack includes: lancet, microtube, cleaning wipe, alcohol swap and plasters.
The pack includes clear and full instructions with a postage-paid envelope (UK only) to post your results to the lab.
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3 – 5 Days
Rest of World
7 – 10 Days
Free standard delivery on UK orders over £35
Free next-day tracked delivery on UK orders over £75
Order before 12 noon (GMT) Monday - Thursday and before 10:30am Friday for same-day dispatch.
No. Unfortunately we are not able to provide the testing service outside the UK.
No. You have to be 18 years or over to complete the iron test kit.
By using a BetterYou at-home health check you get to see an accurate insight into your levels of a specific nutrient, along with a detailed supplementation plan to help you maintain or elevate your levels for optimal health.
We will also provide you with a complimentary oral spray to help you kick-start your journey to optimal health, all included in a single one-off price.
Once you have activated your kit and sent off your sample, you will be emailed when your results are ready. They will be made available via our online portal.
Forth are one of our chosen biomarker testing partners. They are a leading UK-based private blood test provider. With a team of expert biochemists and medical doctors, they use UKAS approved laboratories to analyse your sample on our behalf.
The laboratories we partner with are UK based, accredited and meet regulatory standards. They are some of the largest private labs in the country but also work directly with the NHS.
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