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Blood Values that Cause Fatigue

Fatigue can be caused by several kinds of illnesses. If you suffer from depression, memory loss, or anxiety, it might be advisable to use laboratory tests to exclude the possibility of various illnesses. Look after yourself and purchase the Blood Counts that Cause Fatigue test package.

The LOUNA Blood Values that Cause Fatigue package is designed for anyone who suffers from gloominess or fatigue. The package contains various tests that are linked to these symptoms.

For example, certain symptoms of anaemia can resemble symptoms of depression. It is also known to cause gloominess and fatigue. Iron deficiency, or anaemia, can be diagnosed by measuring haemoglobin levels. Also ferritin and Vitamin B12 are important markers.

An underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism) can cause various vague symptoms, from fatigue to memory loss and weight gain. Measuring the hormone that stimulates the thyroid (thyrotropic hormone, TSH) helps evaluate the status of the thyroid.

An overactive parathyroid gland (hyperparathyroidism) can also cause general fatigue and exhaustion due to increased parathyroid hormone secretion. Hyperthyroidism is often associated with an increase in blood calcium.

Excessive alcohol consumption can also cause symptoms of depression. Therefore, the package also includes the alanine aminotransferase test (ALT), which checks for liver damage.

The package is supplemented by a long-acting sugar test called HbA1c, which shows the long-term concentration of glucose in the blood. This can reveal adult-onset (type 2) diabetes. The LOUNA Blood Values that Cause Fatigue package is ideal for both one-off and regular monitoring.

Tests included

Blood count

The number of red blood cells (B-Eryt)

Haemoglobin (Hb) measures the amount of the oxygen-delivering protein in the blood.

Haematocrit (B-Hkr)

Basic blood count and thrombocytes provides an overview of red and white blood cells and platelets.

Trombocytes (B-Trom) is part of the Complete blood count and Basic blood count.

The number of white blood cells (B-Leuk). B-Leuk is part of the Complete blood count and Basic blood count.

Mean corpuscular haemoglobin (MCH) measures the amount of oxygen-delivering haemoglobin in the red blood cells. MCH is part of the Complete blood count and Basic blood count.

Mean corpuscular haemoglobin concentration E-MCHC. MCHC is part of the Complete blood count and Basic blood count.

Mean corpuscular volume (E-MCV). MCV is part of the Complete blood count and Basic blood count.

Blood sugar

Hemoglobin A1c indicates long-term blood sugar.

Blood sugar, also known as glucose is one of the most important sources of energy for the body. We mainly obtain glucose from food, but cells can also produce it.

Inflammation and infections

ESR indicates chronic and viral infections.

CRP is short for C-reactive protein (S-CRP). In healthy individuals, the liver continuously produces small amounts of CRP. Its amount increases considerably in connection with infections, inflammation, and tissue damage in the body.

Kidneys and urinary tract

The state of the kidneys can be assessed based on filtration rate.

Creatinine indicates kidney function.


ALAT (alanine aminotransferase) is an indicator of liver cell damage.

GT is a sensitive measure for the liver diseases.


Vitamin B12 is needed in the production of red blood cells and the functioning of the nervous system.


Ferritin indicates the status of the iron reserves

Micro-nutrients and minerals

Potassium is an essential mineral that is involved in the metabolism of the kidneys, central nervous system, heart, and muscles.

Sodium is one of the most important salts in the body, and it is present in all bodily fluids.


Thyrotropin is a hormone regulating the functions of the thyroid. The test is performed when a thyroid disorder is suspected.


Fasting is required

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