How it works

Cortisol test

AED 200.00

Cortisol is a hormone produced in the adrenal glands. It is also called our stress hormone. Cortisol has a variety of functions where in acute stress situations it can help you perform both physically and mentally. In the case of long-term stress, however, it risks being elevated, which can instead impair both physical and mental performance in the long term.

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What can Cortisol test tell you

Measures your levels of the stress hormone cortisol.
Gives you an insight into how your cortisol levels affect you.
Detects if you have adrenal insufficiency, an unusual condition with symptoms such as fatigue, muscle weakness and weight loss.

What is tested in this package

What is Cortisol
Cortisol is a hormone produced by the adrenal glands. Cortisol has several functions, it regulates the body’s metabolism of sugar, fat and protein. In addition, cortisol suppresses inflammation. In acute stressful situations, cortisol can help you perform better, both physically and mentally, but in the long term, high levels can be harmful. However, it is important to understand that your level of cortisol is not only related to your stress level.

Before your appointment

Fasting is not required before sampling

The test must be taken before 10 am

That is how it works

Select health check

Order the health check that suits you and your goals best. After ordering, you will receive information by email about how to proceed and choose a sampling location.

Take your test

Werlabs has a network of 200+ connected sampling points where you can choose to book an appointment or drop-in for your blood test. Information about what to think about before taking the test will be sent by email.

Results

Your results will arrive in your Werlabs digital journal within 2-4 business days, reviewed and commented by a licensed physician. Some tests may have a longer response time.

Follow-up

We recommend that you do regular health checks to detect any abnormalities at an early stage. It gives you a better opportunity to prevent before medical care and treatment is required.