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Adrenal Dried Urine Profile (Test Code 1507)

Collection Method

Dried Urine

Turn Around Time

7-10 Business Days

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Adrenal fatigue is a very common condition in today’s society through the physical and physiological demands we put on our adrenal glands.

Each person has two adrenal glands both located on top of each of the body’s two kidneys. These glands are important to the body’s endocrine (hormonal) system. Adrenal fatigue is a very common condition in today’s society through the physical and physiological demands we put on our adrenal glands. Each gland is composed of two distinct zones, the large outer cortex and the inner medulla.

The dried urine cortisol test serves as a critical tool for uncovering biochemical imbalances underlying anxiety, depression, chronic fatigue syndrome, obesity, dysglycemia, and a host of other clinical conditions that may affect our day to day lives. This test measures Glucocorticoids (x4), Free Cortisol (x4), Free Cortisone (x4), DHEA (x1), Creatinine (x4) and is collected off four separate dried urine samples at key time points throughout the day: 1st morning, 2nd morning, early evening, and bedtime. Urine is collected on filter paper strips either by dipping it in urine collected in a cup, or by urinating directly on the strip.

Common Conditions:

  • Anxiety
  • Headaches
  • Poor concentration, ‘brain fog’
  • Energy levels
  • Fatigue, lethargy
  • Salt cravings
  • Mild depression
  • Lack of stamina
  • Sexual dysfunction
  • Irregular sleeping patterns
  • Thyroid dysfunction
  • Blood Pressure
  • Depression
  • Impaired Immune System

Test Method

LC-MS/MS

Analytes

Glucocorticoids (x4)
Free Cortisol (x4)
Free Cortisone (x4)
DHEA (x1)
Creatinine (x4)
Tetrahydrocortisol
Tetrahydrocortisone

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