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The cortisol test Shakurbasti is done to measure the level of the hormone cortisol, which is a primary stress hormone that provides a protective response to a perceived threat or even danger. Some diseases like Addison's disease might affect the production of cortisol in your body. The test is done to diagnose the syndrome and Addison?s disease to check the functioning of the adrenal gland. The level of cortisol hormone increases and falls during the day, and these levels are highest in the early morning. They drop slowly throughout the day, reaching the lowest during midnight, which is the only reason the serum cortisol test Shakurbasti is done. The blood cortisol test is performed to diagnose the syndrome that is caused due to high cortisol levels.
Serum cortisol Shakurbasti is ideally a hormone secreted by your adrenal gland, which helps in the multiple ISM of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. It plays a crucial role in maintaining blood sugar levels and your body's water balance
The test will measure any conditions related to the pituitary glands.
Some common symptoms of high cortisol are: a fatty hump between your shoulders, a rounded face, and pink or purple stretch marks on your skin
Normal values for a blood sample taken at 8 in the morning are 5 to 25 mcg/dL or 140 to 690 nmol/L while sample taken at evening are 3 to 10 mcg/dL