SHBG is short for sex hormone binding globulin and it is a serum blood test that can give you valuable insight about your hormones!
Low levels of SHBG may be associated with low thyroid function and low estrogen status while high levels may bind up testosterone leading to weight gain, depression and other symptoms.
Most physicians don't put a lot of emphasis on this lab test but it is critical to understanding what is happening with the hormones in your body.
Learn how to understand your lab results, but more importantly what to do about changes to your SHBG.
We will discuss high levels, low levels and what to do about both: