This test is performed to measure the exact amount of Cortisol in the blood of an individual. As Cortisol is a steroid hormone released by the Adrenal glands, this test also passively helps to check the functionalities of Adrenal glands. Your doctor may recommend this test if you are suffering from high blood pressure, high blood sugar, muscle weakness, decreased sex desires or irregular menstrual periods. You must follow the instructions given by your doctor before appearing for the test and inform your doctor if you are already on medications. The test results may vary depending upon age, gender or health condition.
Sample Type: Blood
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What is the Cortisol test?
Cortisol test measures cortisol levels. This test helps to diagnose cushing disease, addison disease, and also helps to monitor the functioning of adrenal and pituitary glands.
When to get tested?
When your doctor suspects that you have abnormal cortisol production, having symptoms of cushing syndrome, addison disease or adrenal crisis then you may need a cortisol test.
A blood sample will be collected. Cortisol test book online facilities are available.
Some medication may affect the test result. Follow your doctor’s instructions.
However, ask your healthcare provider what the result means for you. Find a Cortisol test near you to get your test done.
You will get a payment link before sample collection. You can also make the payment by Scan QR code at the time of collection or pay cash to the technician.
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