60 million suffer symptoms of insomnia. Find out whether hormones contribute to your sleep loss.
In a perfect world, the master stress hormone cortisol should be in sync with the master sleep hormone melatonin. Each hormone counter-balances the other in a precise rhythm – when cortisol is high melatonin should be low, and when melatonin is high cortisol should be low.
For many, this rhythm is out of balance. With an estimated 60 million Americans suffering from some degree of sleep loss, it’s surprising that many are still unaware of the connection between hormones and sleep.
According to the Department of Health & Human Services, over a third of U.S. adults report daytime sleepiness so severe it interferes with work, decision making and social functioning.
In fact, depression, obesity and diabetes are just three of the long term consequences of sleep deprivation – defined as six or fewer hours per night.
Common hormone-related causes of sleep loss often involve the following scenarios:
Results in insomnia, anxiety, sugar cravings, feeling tired but wired & increased belly fat
Results in excessive fatigue, depression, anxiety & insomnia
Changes in sex steroid hormone levels during menopause can impact neurotransmitter levels, leading to recurring sleep issues.
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To restore the vital balance of hormones, we first need a detailed, accurate measurement of hormone levels. Not just numbers, but an assessment that offers real meaning.
Sleep Balance Profile – Cortisol x 4, Cortisone x 4, Melatonin (MT6s) x 4 (Sample Report)
NeuroBasic Profile – GABA, Glu, DA, Epi, NE, 5-HT, PEA
NeuroIntermediate Profile – GABA, Glu, Gly, DA, Epi, NE, HIST, 5-HT, PEA
NeuroAdvanced Profile – GABA, Glu, Gly, DA, Epi, NE, HIST, 5-HT, PEA, DOPAC, HVA, 5-HIAA, NMN, VMA (Sample Report)
Saliva Hormones add-on – E2, Pg, T, DS, C
Urine Hormones add-on – E2, Pregnanediol, Allopregnanolone, Androstenedione, T, DHT, DHEA, 5α,3α-Androstanediol
Diurnal Cortisol add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4
Diurnal Cortisol & Melatonin add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4, Melatonin (MT6s) x 4
Diurnal Cortisol, Norepinephrine & Epinephrine add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4, NE x 4, Epi x 4
Diurnal Cortisol, Melatonin, Norepinephrine & Epinephrine add-on – Free Cortisol x 4, Free Cortisone x 4, Melatonin (MT6s) x 4, NE x 4, Epi x 4
Diurnal Cortisol – Cx4
Adrenal Stress Profile – DS & Cx4 (Sample Report)
Cortisol Awakening Response Profile (CAR) - Cx6 (Learn More)
Adrenal Profile – A picture of adrenal hormone metabolism. 13 tests.
Intermediate Profile – An expanded look at sex steroid hormone metabolite levels, with a broader view of cortisol metabolism plus first-morning melatonin and BPA. 30 tests.
Advanced Profile – Our broadest view of sex steroid hormone metabolite levels and cortisol metabolism with full diurnal melatonin and BPA. 44 tests. (Sample Report)