Check your Blood Cortisol Levels With Precision and Accuracy

Markers: Cortisol

Product Description

Embark on a journey to better health with our comprehensive Hormone Level Blood Test, focusing on the pivotal stress hormone, cortisol. The cortisol blood test is a scientifically proven method to assess your body's stress response by checking the amount of cortisol produced during periods of stress. Cortisol is a critical hormone influencing numerous health conditions and is vital for long-term health maintenance.

This kit is perfect for anyone experiencing stress-related symptoms, from weight gain and altered menstrual cycles to shifts in immune system efficacy. It serves as an essential tool for those seeking a deep understanding of their health, and it's particularly crucial for managing conditions such as Addison's disease, Cushing's syndrome, and other autoimmune diseases.

Key Features

  • Streamlined Blood Sample Collection: Our cortisol test simplifies the process by requiring just a simple blood draw. This method is far more accurate than urine tests, offering precise cortisol level reference ranges.
  • Long-term Health Insight: The test provides critical data on your body's stress hormone levels, which can influence conditions like heart disease.
  • Weight Management Assistance: Understanding elevated cortisol levels can be the key to managing weight, especially as these levels are often associated with increased abdominal fat.
  • Hormonal Imbalance Detection: Our lab tests check for imbalances that may indicate serious health issues, giving you the power to take proactive steps towards wellness.
  • Comprehensive Adrenal Health Analysis: We measure the level of both cortisol and ACTH, providing a full spectrum of adrenal health insights.
  • Affordable Lab Testing: With no need for additional urine tests, our cortisol blood test is an affordable, straightforward option for anyone.
  • Support for Immune Health: By regularly measuring your blood cortisol levels, our test can inform you about potential autoimmune diseases and overall immune function.

Extended Benefits

  • Personalized Health Plans: Our cortisol test results enable you to tailor your health routine to your specific hormonal profile, providing a path to better manage stress and enhance mental health support.
  • Early Detection for Better Health: Early identification of high levels of cortisol can help you seek medical intervention sooner, potentially preventing the progression of serious health conditions.
  • In-Depth Stress Analysis: Gain a better understanding of how chronic stress affects your body and mind, and use this knowledge to improve your mental health services.
  • Mental Health Support: Regular monitoring of cortisol is a steroid that can have profound effects on mental wellbeing, particularly in mitigating the impacts of long-term stress.

How to Use

The cortisol test process is straightforward and user-friendly. Simply book an appointment with a healthcare provider, undergo a quick blood draw, and our lab will handle the rest. We ensure swift, accurate analysis and return detailed results, providing actionable insights to aid in your health journey.

Choose our Stress Hormone Level Blood test for a reliable, insightful approach to healthcare. By gaining a clear understanding of your cortisol levels and their impact on your immune system and overall health, you can take significant steps towards a more balanced, healthier life.

How does it work?

Professional testing

Self-tests do not always provide reliable and consistent results. That's why Labplusarts chooses to have the tests professionally administered at a testing location. We have made this process as simple as possible for you.

  1. 1

    Find the test that suits you

    Information on various health topics and a clear overview of our extensive test offerings. Through the website, you can easily determine which test may be relevant for you. Do you need assistance in making a choice or would you like to customize your own package? Feel free to contact us.

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    Choose a testing location

    We conduct tests at 350+ locations across the Netherlands, ensuring there is always a location near you. During the ordering process, you can easily select your preferred testing location, and after payment, you can schedule an appointment. Choose where and when it suits you.

  3. 3

    Get tested

    During your appointment, one of our medical professionals will collect your sample. Subsequently, your sample will be examined in the laboratory.

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    Truly reliable results with understandable explanations

    Because your sample is taken professionally, the results are consistent. Your test results are evaluated by one of our own doctors and accompanied by thorough advice. We believe it's important that you understand what the results mean for you. We ensure this by providing explanations about the test and the significance of your values.

There is always a location near you

Cortisol peaks in the morning and falls throughout the day. During stressful moments it rises again. There is a certain pattern to this. It would be best to make a 24-hour determination for the very best result, but a normal blood test is also sufficient if you have a value for comparison. A cortisol blood test is a hormone determination.
The accuracy of the test for Stresshormoon is conducted through ISO-certified laboratories. The accuracy of a test method is expressed in terms of specificity and sensitivity. However, the most important aspect is that the results are interpreted and accepted among general practitioners and hospitals. This is the case with our venous samples. Mutual acceptance may not always be present due to potentially reduced reliability with a capillary sample.
Most tests generally take 24-48 hours. Tests that go through an LC-MS method generally take longer, think about an average of 3-7 working days. Additionally, it also depends on the location. Some locations do the analysis themselves and others outsource it to another lab.
Interpreting the results of Stresshormoon is not always easy and should be seen in the broader picture, along with anamnesis and physical examination. In the doctor's advice section, the query in which you can already outline your complaints is taken into account, otherwise, the results are interpreted in conjunction with the other results. If necessary, the doctor can call to ask about physical abnormalities. You don't have to interpret the results yourself because there is always advice and explanation from the doctor.
If the results of the test for Stresshormoon are clinically significantly abnormal, the doctor will contact you by phone. If you are not reachable, you will receive an email. This includes advice and an explanation of the abnormal results and what you can do about them. If you need a prescription or referral, we can help with that.
The costs of Stresshormoon can be found on the product page. Depending on your insurance and additional packages, you may be reimbursed for these costs for Stresshormoon. For example, tests for IVF treatment are often reimbursed. After your order, you will receive an invoice that you can submit to your insurance.
The ordering process is easy. You can add a Stresshormoon test or the tests you want to your shopping cart. In step two, you fill in your details and pay. Then you will receive an email confirmation and you can go to a collection location. After you have been there, you will receive the results of the Stresshormoon test in your Portal.
We are certified-ready according to the NEN 7510 and 7512 standards for secure data transfer in healthcare. The Portal is secured with two-factor authentication. Your data is also encrypted. We do not send the results of Stresshormoon to third parties without permission, not even to your general practitioner without your consent.
The blood test for Stresshormoon must take place at one of the collection locations we provide. At certain locations, it is possible for a phlebotomist to come to you. You can indicate this during checkout. An appointment will then be made as soon as possible to come to your home.
You can easily make an appointment for Stresshormoon blood test after your order in your Portal. You can visit almost daily in all major cities in the Netherlands. In smaller cities, you can visit on certain days. At certain locations, it is also possible to visit on weekends.
An interpretation by a doctor or an explanation is included in the Stresshormoon test. The explanation takes into account the query that you can specify in your Portal after ordering.
For blood tests, we always use venous sampling. This is the gold standard for blood collection. Over-the-counter tests, such as a finger prick test, use the capillary route for blood collection. These do not always give the same results and the accuracy depends on how, where, and with which technique the collection is done. The advantage, of course, is that the test is easier and less painful to take.
You can always pay with iDeal and credit card (VISA, Mastercard, and Amex). This also includes Apple Pay. The phlebotomists at the collection location cannot accept cash payments.
The results of Labplusarts can be shared with your general practitioner at your request. However, you can also easily arrange this yourself by downloading the result in PDF format. Because we use comparable test methods as the general practitioner, the results are interchangeable and comparable so that comparisons can be made well.

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