A member asked:

I have a reverse sleep schedule. if i have cortisol and acth blood tests, should i do them at a different time than most people? i sleep 5am-2pm.

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau answered

Specializes in Pulmonary Critical Care

I would get both. Regular time and about 2 hours after awakening. Discuss with your doc if this testing is useful anyway. There is usually no good reason to do it unless there is a strong suspicion for some rare disease.

Answered Jul 26, 2013

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