Our expert says:
The inter-relationship between the various steroids and mood disorders, including but not limited to depression, is complex.
And interpreting results can only be done properly by the doc who ordered the tests, who knows all the intricate background ( or he should ! ) And remember, something like a cortisol level is dynamic, not static, and influenced by many different factors, so that anyone's cortisol level will depend in part on a variety of circumstances including their mood, stress levels, how and when in the day the sample was taken, and so on.
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