Cortisol is a steroid hormone that is produced by the adrenal glands. It is the main hormone that is involved in stress and also contributes to the fight-or-flight response. Cortisol is a blood test that is performed to ascertain the cortisol level in your blood.
In this test, blood is taken in the early morning or in the late afternoon or evening and is used to check the cortisol level difference in the body. This test is done to check if there is a too-high or low level of cortisol. Some diseases can also affect the level of cortisol in your body. Your doctor may ask for a cortisol test to check the level and production rate.
This test also helps to diagnose Cushing’s syndrome due to its high level of cortisol. You can also screen for Addison’s disease and detect adrenal glands or pituitary glands.
A cortisol test in Pakistan is a simple routine test that helps medical practitioners get to know an individual's overall health.
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You can check through this test if the cortisol production is too high or low. Many diseases are diagnosed by performing this test. Cortisol test also helps to assess the functioning of the pituitary and adrenal glands. The following symptoms indicate that you need to go for a cortisol test.
Normal results for cortisol serum test in the morning range between 6 to 23 micrograms per deciliter (mcg/dL).