Get insights into your long-term health with a home blood test

Stay on top of your health with a home blood test and GP-reviewed results.

£106.00

per test

Lifestyle and long-term health

Your lifestyle habits play a key role in your every day and long-term health. In fact, many chronic diseases can be prevented with a healthy lifestyle.

Lifestyle habits that help support your long-term health include:

  • eating a healthy and balanced diet
  • exercising regularly
  • not drinking too much alcohol
  • not smoking 
  • maintaining a healthy body weight 

By checking your health, you can understand what’s happening inside your body, the impact your lifestyle is having, and what you can do to feel your best.

What can this test tell you?

This finger-prick blood test will measure a range of factors that are important for your long-term health. It will give you insights into your risk of heart disease and type 2 diabetes. And check your levels of nutrients that can help protect your health as you age.

What's included in this test?

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Liver function

The health of your liver is a good indicator of your long-term health. Poor liver health can lower your immunity and increase the inflammation in your body. This increases your risk of developing a chronic disease like heart disease, diabetes, and kidney disease.

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Cholesterol profile

This cholesterol profile measures your total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, and triglycerides — fats in your blood. The balance of total cholesterol:HDL and triglycerides:HDL are useful predictors of your risk of heart disease.

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HbA1c

HbA1c (glycated haemoglobin) measure your average blood sugar levels of the last 3 months. Your HbA1c levels can help indicate your risk of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes.

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D is essential for long-term health as it's needed for healthy bones, muscles, and a strong immune system.

Note: If you have sarcoidosis (an inflammatory disease) or a condition that affects your parathyroid glands (these regulate calcium in your body), it can make it difficult to interpret your vitamin D results. So in this case, it's best to work with your doctor and get specialist input.

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Folate (vitamin B9)

Folate is essential for your long-term health. Optimal levels are linked to a lower risk of heart disease and cancer and better long-term health.

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Omega-3 and omega-6

Higher levels of omega-3 fats are linked with a lower risk of heart disease and better long-term health. Getting the right balance of omega-3 and omega-6 (AA:EPA ratio) in your body is also important. If they're imbalanced, it can lead to increased inflammation in your body — increasing your risk of heart disease, arthritis, diabetes, and some cancers.

How it works

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Get your Thriva kit

Order your test online. We'll post your finger-prick blood testing kit the next working day.

Do your test
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Do your test

Your kit contains everything you need to do your test and post your sample. See how to do your test

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Get your results

Your results and GP report will be online in 10 days — this is longer than our usual 48 hours as omegas take longer to analyse. Meet our doctors

Your sample will be analysed by a CQC-registered and UKAS accredited lab. This finger-prick test and kit are CE-marked.

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Get insights that matter

Get insights that matter

Understand what’s happening inside your body and the impact your lifestyle is having.

Improve your health

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Discover evidence-based ways to improve your results and health, along with recipes, supplements, and more — all personalised to you.

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Track your health

By understanding your body and what works for you, you can be in control of your health.

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How quickly will I receive my order?

We typically send out kits with Royal Mail 1st class on the same working day if ordered Monday-Friday before 1 pm. Orders placed before 1 pm usually arrive the next working day, while orders placed after 1 pm typically take two working days.

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Do I need to be in to receive my kit?

No — your test kit is designed to fit through your letterbox, and it doesn't require a signature on delivery.

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Are the kits discreet?

Yes, your kit will arrive in plain packaging.

Order your test today

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Data Protection

Your data is in safe hands. We use the latest encryption technologies and comply with the UK Data Protection Act 2018. See privacy policy

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Accuracy

Our blood testing kits are CE-marked, and we work with UKAS accredited labs who are registered with the CQC. See labs and accuracy