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My Stress

Find out if hormone irregularities are contributing to your issues with weight gain, impulsivity, anxiety, fatigue, mood regulation, sleep cycle disturbances and more. Not available in New York.

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What's Included

  • Lab processing fees
  • Customized lab report
  • Nutrition and lifestyle recommendations
  • Clinician consultation
  • Standard shipping fees (outbound and return)
  • Requisition & Consent Form
  • (4) Saliva vial H
  • Absorbent pad
  • Specimen bag
  • Return mailer

How We Identify

From a holistic standpoint, chronic stress may be the culprit for many health problems. Whether a person is experiencing physical stress (athletic overtraining, physical injury, etc.) or emotional stress (work stress, relationship troubles, worry over finances, etc.), the body is programmed to release stress signals such as cortisol and adrenaline (epinephrine) as part of the "fight or flight response." 

By measuring cortisol levels in saliva we are able to glean information on how well the body is coping with stress. Evaluation of DHEA provides additional insight into how long and to what degree the stress response has been activated. 

 

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Lab Results + Plan of Action

What this measures

Levels of important stress hormones

Tests 2 hormones

  • Cortisol (4 samples)
  • DHEA(s) (1 sample)

Collection methods

How It Works

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    1. Order

    Choose a test kit based on your wellness goals or by taking our health quiz. We ship everything you need right to your door.

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    2. Test

    Collect test samples from the convenience of your home. Collection tools, instructions, and return label are included.

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    3. Learn

    Receive results and wellness recommendations based on science, not guesswork. Speak with and receive guidance from a clinician at no charge.

The Science

From a holistic standpoint, chronic stress may be the culprit for many health problems. Whether a person is experiencing physical stress (athletic over-training, physical injury, etc.) or emotional stress (work stress, relationship troubles, worry over finances, etc.), the body is programmed to release stress signals such as cortisol and adrenaline (epinephrine) as part of the "fight or flight response." If cortisol levels are elevated, this indicates the adrenals are working very hard to keep up with the demand.

When circulating cortisol levels are high, it counteracts the action of insulin keeping glucose in the blood for a longer period of time. Cortisol elevation also down-regulates the immune system, creates sleep cycle disturbances, and has effects on hydration. Conversely, if ongoing stress has been a factor over a long period of time, cortisol levels may become depleted. 

Low cortisol has been associated with low energy, poor motivation, recurrent infections, and gastrointestinal (GI) permeability problems. By measuring cortisol levels in saliva we are able to glean information on how well the body is coping with stress. Evaluation of DHEA provides additional insight into how long and to what degree the stress response has been activated.

* These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.