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Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR) Test Kit

$117.00

X 3 Cortisol AM “mini stress test”

About This Test

 

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Hormone Reported:  Cortisol – Results provided in both Chart and Graph form.

Sample Collection: 3 samples collected over 1 hour. Instructions included.

Delivery: Postage guarantee applies. ‘Track your sample to the lab’ now also included.

Why use this test? Checking the precise dynamics of morning cortisol secretion is important if you suspect that the cortisol awakening response is not occurring properly. This can also be useful in context of the daily cortisol pattern.

More: Cortisol provides the Boost we require in the morning. CAR is the rise in cortisol levels observed at 30 minutes post-awakening (approximately 35-60% above the waking value) followed by an expected decline one hour after waking. The behaviour of cortisol is an important physiological response to anticipation of the day ahead and is a key indicator of central stress response system health. The waking, 30 minute, and 60 minute cortisol results comprise something of a “mini stress test.”

Process:

– Purchase test, have it delivered to your doorstep. Tracking number available upon request.
– Complete saliva sample collection and brief paperwork.
– Deliver your samples & included Referral Form to the nearest approved collection center. [900 available nationally]
– Samples analysed by NATA accredited laboratory.
– Receive your results by secure .PDF email.

Taking Oral Contraceptive –

This test is not measuring the fluctuating sex hormones which are suppressed by hormonal birth control so yes, you can use this test.

I Have Old Results or Results From Another Laboratory, and They May Include Different Measurement Units?

Our support staff can assist.

When will my kit arrive?

We send kits the same day we get the order if it is received during business hours. Travel times depends on your location however usually no longer than 3 days. Tracking numbers available upon request. TestoChecker track all post in all directions.

How long does testing take?

Generally speaking testing time is up to 10 working days. For more detailed information regarding testing time see here.

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