ACTH Blood Test
£134.00Terms and Conditions apply
- Adrenal Hormones
Adrenal Hormones (1 Biomarker)
Special instructionsPlease take your sample between 7 am and 10 am. Do not take biotin supplements for 2 days prior to this test. If you are taking prescribed biotin you should discuss this with your doctor.
Once ACTH reaches the adrenal glands, it binds on to specific receptors, causing the adrenal glands to secrete more cortisol. It also increases production of other hormones such as adrenaline and noradrenaline.
An ACTH test is normally performed on people whose cortisol hormone levels are abnormal. An ACTH test can help to diagnose adrenal or pituitary diseases such as Cushing's syndrome, Cushing's disease, Addison's disease, adrenal tumours, and pituitary tumours. SYMPTOMS
This test measures the levels of ACTH in your blood.
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