Cortisol Test aids in the diagnosis of adrenal disorders, such as Addison’s disease and Cushing’s Disease. Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal gland and regulated by the Pituitary Gland. It plays an important role in regulating metabolism, blood pressure, blood sugar and the immune system.
Cortisol levels are important as they help the body maintain functions such as: Blood pressure, glucose levels, immune response and stress management.
Preparation: Fasting is not necessary for this test, it is recommended scheduling a test in the morning hours.
You can order this test individually or as part of the following panels: