Stress Cortisol Saliva Tests (4)
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- Adrenal Hormones
Adrenal Hormones (4 Biomarkers)
Special instructionsDo not eat or drink for 30 minutes before your test. Do not brush your teeth for 30 minutes before your test. Your result could be affected by corticosteroid medication (e.g. prednisolone). Ask your doctor whether you should stop before testing. HRT and the contraceptive pill can affect the results of this test, taking the test during a break from these will give more accurate results. 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.
Why take this test?
- You want to check your that your stress levels aren't too high
- You crave sugar and carbohydrates late in the day
- You find it difficult to wake in the morning and to get to sleep at night
- You feel constantly tired and run down and wonder whether high cortisol is to blame
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