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Tick41
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   Posted 2/8/2018 12:33 PM (GMT -6)   
What is the best test for Cortisol levels? Looking for one I can just buy and do myself, as most doctors have no idea how to test cortisol/adrenal issues.

Let me know your thoughts!

astroman
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   Posted 2/8/2018 12:35 PM (GMT -6)   
ZRT LAbs is best for your $.

You can discount order through stopp the thyroid maddness site
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Girlie
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   Posted 2/8/2018 2:08 PM (GMT -6)   
I think in the US you need a dr to sign for ZRT Labs

I’ve done the ZRT labs a few times.
Have also done the 24 hour urine collection to measure total cortisol twice.

And have done morning blood cortisol
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jrpsf
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   Posted 2/9/2018 1:20 AM (GMT -6)   
ZRT is really easy to do and understand the results. I got the kit from my LLND's office so I'm not sure about needing a doctor's signature. You can google them and check their website.
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