What is cortisol?
Cortisol is the primary stress hormone that fine-tunes our response to the stress of everyday living
How do I know if I have too much cortisol?
Too much cortisol can cause some of the hallmark signs of Cushing syndrome — a fatty hump between your shoulders, a rounded face, and pink or purple stretch marks on your skin. Cushing syndrome can also result in high blood pressure, bone loss and, on occasion, type 2 diabetes.
How can I test my cortisol levels at home?
By ordering a saliva kit from Dm6 Health you can take these tests at home. Once our lab analyzes the test, people usually receive their results within a few days. Individuals should follow up on any test results with a healthcare professional.