Check for adrenal fatigue with an at-home test

Find out if your stress levels are affecting your health with an easy, at-home adrenal fatigue test.

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Find out if you have adrenal fatigue

What is adrenal fatigue?

Find out if you have adrenal fatigue

Stress can be measured by the hormone cortisol—which is produced and managed by the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis, or HPA axis.

While some stress is necessary (cortisol gets us up in the morning!), we can run into problems when we have more stress than our body can handle.

That’s when adrenal fatigue (or more appropriately, HPA-axis dysfunction) happens, leaving you feeling tired, wired and exhausted.

It’s all very well knowing whether you have high or low cortisol, but an important part of this process is understanding why it’s happening—and what you can do about it.

Don't just guess: Test and take action, with expert help.

Test for adrenal fatigue

There are many symptoms associated with adrenal fatigue including insomnia, tiredness, body aches, unexplained weight loss, brain fog, low libido, salt cravings, low-stress intolerance and much more.

By testing you can gain valuable insight into your adrenal function and take the next steps to a better, healthier you.

Unlike other tests on the market, here at Healthpath we test for both Cortisol and DHEA to get an even more comprehensive snapshot of your stress-response system.

Not only do we use a gold-standard test and methodology—our expert practitioners also look at your symptoms, your health history and give you a bespoke health plan of action, so you can finally feel your best.

That’s why we’re called Healthpath, and why thousands of doctors & practitioners recommend us.

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Adrenal fatigue sample report

About the Adrenal Fatigue Test

For this test, you collect a saliva sample immediately on waking, and then four further samples throughout the day. By measuring levels of cortisol and DHEA, it’s possible to see how your body responds to stress. Your results and tailored plan will be ready within 15 working days.

Here's a sample report so you can know what to expect.

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Here’s how Healthpath works

Four easy steps to get you on the path to good health.


Order & complete your home test kit

Our advanced tests give you invaluable insights into your current health picture


Complete your symptom survey

Our accredited labs analyse your sample, then our experts review the results and your symptoms


Get your expert-designed health plan

Your bespoke health plan comes with food, supplements and education, just for you


Start your journey to good health

Our qualified team will support you with answers, guidance and education on our group support app

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Your test is just the beginning..

Our expert practitioners empower you to take back control of your health — with a bespoke health plan based on your results, symptoms and health history.

Easy-to-read report

We turn complex lab results into meaningful insights and action plans that you can understand and follow.

Expert analysis and advice

Our in-house U.K. based practitioners review your results, provide easy-to understand insights and create your health plan.

Bespoke 12-week health plan

Take the guesswork out of supplements with personalised supplement recommendations, plus meal plans and lifestyle advice to support your gut health.

Access to specialist practitioners

If we feel you need more personalised 1 to 1 support, we’ll refer you to expert practitioners from our network of 2500+ practitioners for free.

1 month’s free app membership

Get support through your health plan with the Healthpath membership, with access to experts in our Q&As, webinars, answers via our private knowledge base, and more.

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Developed by a team of world-class experts

Our Functional Medicine Practitioners and Registered Nutritional Therapists know that no two people are the same.

By considering an individual’s genetic, environmental and lifestyle influences, they create unique, targeted plans to support wellbeing.

Most of the team have been on their own personal health journey, so we know from our own experience how hard it can be to get proper answers.

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So, to recap...

Here's why we're the at-home test that gives you results

The most complete tests on the market
A UK-based company with fair, transparent pricing
Proven and trusted by over 32,000 customers
Genuine support from our team of caring experts
We take the time to understand you and your symptoms
A truly tailored plan to get you back to good health

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At home adrenal fatigue test

Questions? Confused?

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One of the UK's leading practitioners


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Trying to find solutions to your health issues is complicated enough. On top of that, you’ve probably discovered that there are dozens of competing companies in this area – offering adrenal or other types of testing, with a wide range of features and prices.

It’s a minefield. One which we are here to help guide you through.

We’d love to take a few moments to help you, to answer your questions or concerns, and to give you some genuine advice.


Frequently asked questions

Is adrenal fatigue a real condition?

Yes and no. The name ‘adrenal fatigue’ is confusing because it suggests that the adrenal glands slow down or simply stop working. This isn’t the case. What’s actually happening is that the hormone cortisol isn’t functioning as it should, and this dysfunction involves many other parts of the body (including the brain). The symptoms of adrenal fatigue are very real, but it’s probably more accurate to call that state ‘adrenal insufficiency’.

I don’t feel stressed. Do I need to take the adrenal fatigue test?

Stress can be psychological, but it can also be physical and chemical. You can feel fine mentally even if physiologically you’re struggling. If you’re suffering from a few of the symptoms listed above, it may be worth taking the adrenal fatigue test.

Who should take the adrenal fatigue test?

Anyone suffering from one or more of the symptoms listed above may benefit from taking the adrenal fatigue test. It could be particularly insightful for people who don’t feel refreshed after a good night’s sleep, and/or people who find they get a ‘second wind’ of energy after around 10pm.

Do you ship outside the UK?

At the moment we only ship to UK addresses. If you have a special request, please feel free to get in touch.

What’s in the adrenal fatigue test kit?
1 x test instructions
1 x sample collection pack
5 x saliva collection tubes
5 x sample ID stickers
1 x prepaid return envelope
1 x request form
How do I take the adrenal fatigue test?

You can download full instructions here.

Do I need to stop taking supplements or medications before taking the adrenal fatigue test?

Substances that affect test results include hydrocortisone-containing creams and medications, DHEA supplements, pregnenolone and progesterone. This test is also not suitable for those undergoing cancer therapy. However, you must not stop any medications in order to take this test. Please speak to your GP first.

Is there anything I need to do before taking the adrenal fatigue test?

You should avoid chewing gum, smoking and all food at least 30 minutes prior to each saliva collection. You should also avoid wearing lipstick while taking the samples. For more information, you can download the adrenal fatigue test instructions here.

What should I do if I have a question or an issue with taking my sample?

If you have any questions or issues with taking your sample according to the instructions provided, it is important you contact us before you send your sample to the lab.

Healthpath cannot guarantee to intercept your sample once it arrives at the lab and so it may still be processed.

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How long will it take to get my results?

The turnaround time for these test is 15 working days, after which your results will be posted on your online account.

How do I view my results?

Simply log in to your Healthpath account here and click ‘Tests’. You’ll be able to access your results and personalised recommendations two weeks after returning your samples (sometimes sooner).

How will I know what my results mean?

All your results data is accompanied by clear, jargon-free explanations. Our practitioners also review all results, providing personalised recommendations that are easy-to-follow and specific to you.

Can I claim the cost of the test on my private health insurance?

It’s possible, though you’ll need to check the details of your insurance to see what’s included.

Can I buy a test for my child?

We do offer tests for children, but it’s important you work with a practitioner experienced in working with children.

Personalised, 1 to 1 support with a practitioner is safer and more effective when analysing test results for children and providing appropriate advice.

It is important to reach out to our team to discuss the test before you purchase.

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