Who should take the test?
Your love life is not quite what it used to be? You are concerned about your loss of energy? Perhaps you are suffering from mood changes?
When people age, their metabolism changes. The adrenal glands start to produce less DHEA: In comparison to young people, 60-year-olds have only one-fifth of the amount of DHEA in their blood. DHEA plays an important role in the different metabolic processes in the body and is an important precursor of female and male sex hormones. Unlike cortisol, it has an activating effect on the immune system.
The test analyzes the morning values of the following hormone:
Our DHEA Saliva Test gives you information about the DHEA concentration in your body as the right amount of DHEA is beneficial for the immune system and general well-being.
How does it work?
After ordering, you receive the test kit with everything you need. You take the samples conveniently in the comfort of your own home and send them back and your sample will be analyzed at a CLIA-certified lab. After the analysis, you can download your results conveniently through our secure Verisana portal.
What will my results tell me?
Your results will provide detailed information about whether your DHEA level is normal, low, or high compared to reference ranges in your age group. You can then discuss the results with your doctor or health practitioner, who can give you further guidance and treatment recommendations.
What guidance will I get along with my results?
We always recommend the discussion of the mailed results with your doctor or practitioner. Although we do not offer therapy service ourselves, we will gladly assist you in finding a suitable therapist in your area. Besides, further information is available on our website, especially in the different test categories, under “health conditions” and the FAQs. Still have questions? Send us an email at email@example.com.