Zinc (Serum)

Item code: MZS

Why test zinc?

  • Health Check

    Discover your risk factors for lifestyle diseases in time to do something about them.
  • Monitoring

    Monitor low or insufficient zinc levels, particularly if often sick, wounds heal slowly, or recovery is slow after exertion.
  • Dietary Factors

    Vegetarians, vegans, those avoiding red meat/seafood and heavy drinkers may lack zinc.
  • 60+

    Zinc is very important for healthy aging, especially for immune system function after age 60.
  • Symptoms

    Including diarrhoea, impaired wound healing, acne, eczema, dermatitis, mouth ulcers, impaired growth in children, or low testosterone.
  • Health History

    Regular coughs and colds, dry skin that marks easily, or you have a chronic illness that affects zinc levels (e.g., malabsorption syndrome, GI disease, liver disease, diabetes, anorexia nervosa).
  • Pregnancy

    , fertility, and breastfeeding Zinc improves fertility in both sexes, increasing sperm production in men.
  • Athlete/active

    Low zinc levels can lower resilience, reduce performance, and impair muscle development.
  • Medications

    You take a drug, such as hydrocortisone or prednisone, which increases the need for zinc.
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