SHBG Test: Don’t Underestimate Its Value For Your Health

Healthcare professional drawing blood from a patient's arm for an SHBG test.

​There’s a lot of talk about testing your total and free testosterone levels, but not much about regular use of an SHBG test.After all, why would you test a protein to get a measure of your hormone levels? But, research is gaining ground as to its importance to your hormone health. Testing is even being recommended to determine the risk of an individual for certain diseases and disorders. ​So, read on to find out what makes SHBG a crucial marker for your health.