The Morning Saliva Cortisol Hormone Test Kit is a diagnostic tool designed to measure the levels of cortisol, a hormone produced by the adrenal glands, in your saliva. This test is specifically conducted in the morning because cortisol levels tend to be highest during this time, providing valuable insights into your body's stress response and adrenal function.
- Convenient Home Collection: The test allows you to collect saliva samples from the comfort of your own home, eliminating the need for clinic visits or appointments.
- Easy Sample Submission: Once you have collected your saliva samples, you can simply post them to our laboratory for analysis. Instructions on how to properly package and send the samples will be provided in the kit.
- Suitable for Adults and Children: The test is suitable for both adults and children, allowing individuals of all ages to assess their cortisol levels and gain insights into their stress response.
- Long Shelf Life: The test kit remains valid for up to 12 months from the purchase date, giving you flexibility in scheduling the test at your convenience.
- Comprehensive Test Result: After the laboratory receives your samples, you will receive your test result within 3-5 business days. The result will provide a clear representation of your hormone levels in both graphical and numerical formats, making it easy to interpret and understand.
- Expert Analysis: The test result will also include comments from a hormone specialist a PhD doctor, who will analyze your hormone levels and provide valuable insights. The comments may include explanations of the significance of your results, potential implications for your health, and recommendations for further actions or treatments.
- Inclusive Laboratory Fee: The test kit includes the laboratory fee, so there are no additional costs or taxes required for the analysis of your samples.
- Shipping Responsibility: While the laboratory fee is covered, customers are responsible for shipping their collected samples to the designated laboratory. Instructions for shipping will be provided in the test kit, ensuring a smooth and efficient process.
- How and when to Collect your saliva samples: Saliva Testing Instructions
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Symptoms of Morning Cortisol Imbalance
- Fatigue: High or low cortisol levels can contribute to persistent fatigue, leaving you feeling tired and lacking energy.
- Sleep disturbances: Cortisol imbalances can disrupt your sleep patterns, causing difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep.
- Weight changes: Elevated cortisol levels can lead to weight gain, particularly around the abdomen, while low cortisol levels may result in unexplained weight loss.
- Mood swings: Cortisol imbalances can contribute to irritability, anxiety, depression, and mood swings.
- Poor concentration and memory: Excessive or insufficient cortisol can impair cognitive function, making it challenging to focus, remember information, or make decisions.
- Increased susceptibility to illness: Cortisol plays a vital role in regulating the immune system, so imbalances can weaken your immune response, making you more prone to infections or illnesses.
- Digestive problems: Cortisol imbalances can disrupt the normal functioning of your digestive system, leading to symptoms such as bloating, indigestion, or changes in appetite.
Benefits of Cortisol Saliva Test
- Early detection of adrenal dysfunction: The cortisol saliva test can help identify imbalances in cortisol levels, allowing for early detection of adrenal gland dysfunction, such as adrenal fatigue or adrenal insufficiency.
- Personalised treatment plans: By measuring cortisol levels, healthcare professionals can develop tailored treatment plans to rebalance cortisol and alleviate related symptoms. This may involve lifestyle modifications, stress management techniques, dietary changes, or hormone replacement therapy if necessary.
- Stress management and prevention: Monitoring cortisol levels helps individuals understand their stress response and enables them to make informed decisions regarding stress management strategies. This can include relaxation techniques, exercise, and lifestyle adjustments.
- Comprehensive assessment of hormonal health: Cortisol is intricately connected to other hormones in your body, such as DHEA, testosterone, estrogen, and progesterone. By evaluating cortisol levels, healthcare providers can gain insights into the overall hormonal balance and identify any potential issues.
- Convenient and non-invasive: The cortisol saliva test is a simple and non-invasive method that can be performed at home. It involves collecting saliva samples at specific time (morning within 30 minutes after wake up)and sending them to our laboratory for analysis, providing a convenient way to monitor cortisol levels without the need for blood draws or clinic visits.
Morning saliva cortisol hormone test is affordable and easy to order online. We will send you a testing kit with detailed instructions on how to collect your saliva sample. Once you have collected your sample, simply send it back to our lab in the envelope provided, and you will receive your results within a few days.
Morning Cortisol Hormone Test Kit is for testing cortisol hormone in the morning only. If you wish to test your cortisol throughout the day ( four times a day) you might consider our Diurnal Cortisol Profile.
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