How Can I Get Rid Of Stress Induced Cortisol?

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Definition

A cortisol urine test measures the amount of the steroid hormone cortisol in the urine.


Alternative Names

24-hour urinary free cortisol (UFC)


How the test is performed

A 24-hour urine sample is needed. The health care provider will instruct you, if necessary, to stop taking drugs that may affect the test.

  • On day 1, urinate into the toilet when you get up in the morning. Afterwards, collect all urine in a special container for the next 24 hours. Keep the container in a cool place during the...
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