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by 170 · July 11, 2013 at 11:05 AM

I am doing an adrenal stress test and the instructions say to avoid chocolate, broccoli, cabbage, onions, garlic and cauliflower. It also says to not drink caffeine or take stimulants the day of the test. How do chocolate, broccoli, cabbage and... (more)

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Kara_1 0 · July 11, 2013 at 11:05 AM

I would avoid anything else, and just eat the vegetables on that day. I didn't drink tea, work out, or take any supplements before the test.

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by 0 · February 19, 2013 at 5:59 PM

I recently had a saliva test done to see where my hormones are sitting. Everything came back normal except my DHEA-S levels. Result Lab Range DHEAS 6.2 7-23 ng/ml Cortisol Morning 7.7 ... (more)

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by 1013 · April 16, 2013 at 3:14 PM

Last month I had my blood tested by WellnessFX. Results showed low total cholesterol, low Vitamin D, some liver concerns. I had a pretty good action plan put together to address these things. Then I had a hormone/cortisol test through ZRT Labs... (more)

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Stephen_4 0 · December 16, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Okay, well by losing Fat your testosterone should go up. I wish you had a before and after of your testosterone as I think it would exemplify that point. You can do testosterone replacement therapy, and that will probably help you towards your... (more)

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by 2199 · July 06, 2012 at 5:35 AM

What labs are better drawn from saliva vs blood and why? I read that cortisol test are better taken via saliva.

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Crowlover_ 0 · July 06, 2012 at 4:21 AM

Sex Hormones are better from saliva according to my MD, ND and PhD nutritionist! Also a four sample saliva test is best for Cortisol too. I personally will never again use DiagnosTechs as they have screwed up waayyyy too many things. I'd rather... (more)