Adrenal Thyroid Test

Adrenal Thyroid Test

Stress affects everyone at some point during our lives. It can have a huge effect on our emotional and physical wellbeing, directly causing or contributing to symptoms including weight gain, depression, digestive problems and many more. There is also a close link between stress hormones and the thyroid hormones that are responsible for your metabolism.

Many of the symptoms of excessive stress can be equally due to thyroid dysfunction and visa versa.

At Smart Nutrition we pride ourselves in offering the best cost possible for the adrenal thyroid test. 

Symptoms associated with adrenal thyroid issues are;

  • Excessive fatigue
  • Cold intolerance
  • Low body temperature
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Irregular bowel function
  • Low sex drive
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Menopausal problems
  • Unexplained weight gain
  • Difficulty losing weight
  • Poor immune status

The adrenal thyroid test measures levels of ;

Salivary cortisol

Salivary DHEA.

Urine T3.

The adrenal thyroid test requires;

4 Saliva samples collections;

Sample 1 between 7:00 am and 9:00 am – one hour after waking
Sample 2 between 11:00 am and 1:00 pm
Sample 3 between 3:00 am and 5:00 pm
Sample 4 between 10:00 pm and 12:00 am

plus 1 Urine sample.

On the day of the adrenal thyroid test;

avoid caffeine, alcohol, and nicotine.

Do not eat, brush or floss teeth, use mouthwash, or chew gum 1 hour before you take each sample.

No steroid medication including hormones, inhalers and creams are to be taken or used for 48 hours before the test unless you want to monitor the medication, as longterm use of steroid medication or creams may influence the results.

Please check with your health provider before stopping any medication.

Do not collect sample if you have a urinary tract infection until after completing any treatment.

48 hours prior to collecting your sample: avoid eating whole or ground flax seeds and sesame seeds.

24 hours before taking the sample avoid over dilution of sample by limiting overall fluid intake of 1/2 oz water/fluid per pound of body weight per day. Example: 130 lbs -65 oz. (eight 8 oz.glasses).

The adrenal thyroid test is suitable for adults of 18 years and above.

Please return your frozen adrenal thyroid test samples via a next day service Monday – Thursday only. The urine and saliva sample can be stored in the freezer prior to returning if it is collected on a Friday – Sunday, but must then be returned via a next day service on Monday.

A courier option is sent with your test kit. You pay the laboratory directly for this test and also the return courier if you use the service. You can also make your own arrangements for returning your samples via a next day service.

The results for the adrenal thyroid test take 14 working days.

You adrenal thyroid test results will be emailed to you.

Adrenal Thyroid Test

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Please do not return samples to the laboratories that may arrive after Wednesday 27th March and up to and including Monday 2nd April.

The laboratories are closed from the 28th March – 2nd April for the Easter Holiday.