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... Interesting, I don't recall having that caveat with mine at MyMedLabs. That would have been hell, because I get a migraine without my morning caffeine. But I only indulge 1 cup. If YourLab says no caffeine . . . well, why not contact them and ask? BTW, you have an amazing doctor if he is open to addressing adrenal fatigue and hypo thyroid. Where are you? (7 replies)
... Suspecting Adrenal fatigue, my naturo has suggested the cortisol saliva tests - 4 panel ie. start the sampling in the morning the last one at 11 p.m. No problem there, but when I read the instructions, caffeine is one of the few things that I cannot have that day. My question to you folks who have had this test done - did you all refrain from your morning coffee? For me that... (7 replies)
... When I went to Australia on vacation I asked m endocrinologist and he said the same thing as French doctors! So I found a mail order self stress test and sent my saliva in. I was expecting my DHE to be low and needing DHEA supplements. ... (1 replies)

... like things to soak up saliva for test. Then I sent it back. Are they constrained from FedExing to Canada? ... (7 replies)
... Try Rocky Mountain Analytical in Alberta. That's the lab I got mine done at. (7 replies)
... No, no, these tests can only be done by a lab in the US!! And as I mentioned, when I called the lab they did confirm no caffeine. I have not gotten my tests done, at least not yet for that reason. ... (7 replies)
... That's very interesting, and something I'll note next time. Did you do your tests and did you get your results. ... (7 replies)
... Actually I had called the lab and they confirmed no caffeine as the tests dont report favorable results. I think a lot of naturopathic doctors would point at adrenal fatigue, however, I am in Toronto just so you know. ... (7 replies)
... This is my experience. I have had urine tests effected by the lab having them sit out after I brought them in refridgerated. ... (2 replies)
... pm. They told me I had a serious adrenal fatigue and it might be able to be helped with 10 mg of cortisol each day. The Dr. doing the prescribing was a holistic MD. He could prescribe cortisone, and he did. ... (1 replies)
... and my cortisol levels came back VERY low, and I'm wondering if I should look at Addison's disease. ... (9 replies)
... I can't get in to see him for another two weeks, but he did fax my test results to me and I noticed even though my blood cortisol was fine my saliva cortisol seemed a little low along with some other Adrenal hormones. If anyone could comment on these results I would appreciate it. ... (4 replies)
... Mark me down as one of the skeptics ... those of us who live in OR get bombarded by saliva testing sales pitches from the NDs, in part because one of the biggest "alternative labs" in the USA doing the saliva tests is right in our own backyard. ... (5 replies)
... What time were the tests taken? ... (29 replies)
... You can't diagnose adrenal insufficiency with simple blood tests, you need some kind of stimulation test to determine your maximum cortisol output. I suggest you ask for a visit with an endocrinologist. ... (16 replies)
... According to the chart that came along with the saliva test results, it looks like I hardly have any circadian rhythm at all. Its almost a flat line. ... (4 replies)
... I will be seeing a new ObGYn, who specializes in reproductive endocrinology. She wants to have some related hormone tests performed, and I don't want to mess up the validity of results. I am taking 5 mg pregnenolone MWF, and have been for a month. ... (2 replies)
... ll showing signs of hypothyroid. I am leaning towards asking the doc for a trial perscription of Armour to see if it helps, but I don't want to confuse the DHEA tests and further testing we will be doing. I also do not want to cause any additional stress to the adrenals. ... (4 replies)
... n test done, and while I don't have all the numbers yet, I've been told by the doctor that none of the blood test results were out of range. However, a couple of saliva tests done only a week earlier did not come back normal, so now I'm a bit unsure as to what these results might indicate. ... (1 replies)
... Has anyone with addisons had a saliva cortisol test? ... (1 replies)

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