Can anybody please explain what my results mean from Genova Diagnostics - Comprehensive Adrenal Stress Profile (Saliva): The only medication I take is 125 mg of Goldshield Levothyroxine for my hypothyroidism and I do not take any vitamin supplements.
Cortisol Level Post awakening: 0.5 Low
Sample 2 (+4-5 hours) 14.4 High
Sample 3 (+4-5 hours) 0.7 Low
Sample 4 (Prior sleep) 2.0 Normal
Total Daily Cortisol 17.6 Low
Sample 2 (am) 1.43 Normal
Sample 3 (pm) 1.21Normal
DHEA Mean 1.32 Normal
DHEA: Cortisol Ratio 7.50 High
Adrenal Stress Stage
Adrenal Fatigue - Non adapted response. This generally indicates falling levels of both cortisol & DHEA from excessive stimulation/secretion over long periods of time. It can also reflect the effects of exogenous use of DHEA in adrenal exhaustion states after several months of DHEA supplementation.
Secretory IgA Result: 217.5 inside green box: (Normal Range 118-641) - (Optimal Range 130-471)
I appreciate any help as it is rather confusing and if I’m going to approach my GP I need to know what I’m talking about (for once)!