NeuroAdrenal Profile-Labrix Kit

Note: This is a home collection test kit that will be mailed to you.



Fasting Required: No.

Specimen: Urine and Saliva

Results: 3 - 5 business days.

Tests Included: DHEA (D), Cortisol x 4 (C), Creatinine (CRN), Serotonin (S), GABA (GA), Dopamine (DP), Epinephrine (E), Norepinephrine (NE), Glutamate (GLU), Glycine (GLY), Histamine (HST), Phenethylamine (PEA)

Special Instructions:
48 hrs before and during urine collection: avoid eating avocados,eggplant, tomatoes, bananas, melons, pineapple, grapefruit, plums, nuts, nut butters, wine, cheese and chocolate.
24 hrs before and during urine collection: avoid strenuous exercise, alcohol, coffee, tea, tobacco. It is preferable to be off medications, including those that regulate allergy, mood, sleep, pain, and inflammation. NEVER discontinue prescription medications without first consulting your physician.
Do not take any supplements on the day of testing until after sample collection.
The night before collection, don’t eat anything after you’ve eaten your dinner.
Collect your urine sample before you eat again in the morning.
Menstruating women should not collect urine sample during their period.

Preparing for saliva collection: Please refer to IMPORTANT GUIDELINES page in the instructions prior to collecting your sample.
Wash your face before bedtime the night before collecting saliva, but do not apply lotions or creams that night or next morning (some may contain interfering substances). Use of routine cosmetics is permitted.
Do not brush or floss your teeth or have dental work done 30 minutes prior to collecting saliva. Slight bleeding from gums may alter test results.
Avoid eating one hour prior to each saliva collection time. Food particles may contaminate the sample. Wash hands and
rinse mouth with water to remove food residue. After rinsing mouth, wait at least 10 minutes before collecting saliva to avoid sample dilution.

If you have questions, please call your ordering provider before proceeding

Description: This panel provides a comprehensive view of HPA axis function. Included is a full diurnal cortisol pattern, DHEA, and 6 primary neurotransmitters (inhibitory and excitatory). Symptoms that would indicate ordering this panel include those shown for the Adrenal Function panel plus:

Mood disorders, depression, anxiety
Addiction, dependency
Chronic illness, immune deficiency
Low libido, sexual dysfunction

Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.