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  • Writer's pictureAlison Howlett

Adrenocorticotropic Hormone?...

ACTH is a hormone that stimulates the production of Cortisol, Cortisol is a steroid hormone made by the adrenal glands, this is super important for the regulating, protein, glucose and our lipids, suppressing our immune system response & helps our Blood pressure. ACTH is produced by our Pituitary gland. Requesting a Private ACTH Blood Test is to help detect, diagnose, and monitor conditions associated with excessive or deficient cortisol in our body, this includes:- Cushing disease Addison disease Hypopituitarism Having both a ACTH & Cortisol can help to differentiate among some of these conditions because the level of ACTH normally changes in the opposite direction to the level of cortisol. Having too much Cortisol could cause symptoms such as:- Obesity Muscle weakness Acne Increased body hair Fatigue Bloods4you can provide you directly both these Private & Confidential Blood Tests all in the comfort of your own home or workplace, you choose the best date & time that suits your schedule! For more information please either Telephone, Email or Chat online! “Your Blood In Safe Hands” 

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