Neurotransmitters BASIC RP
Neurotransmitters Total (RP Urinalysis) hormones from urine.
Determination levels and relevant interrelationships of neurotransmitters.
this test is done from 2nd morning urine (neurotransmitters total).
Contents Neurotransmitters Total research
Parameters measured from urine in this test:
- Neurotransmitters baseAdrenaline
, dopamine, noradrenalin, serotonin
Preparation for test taking
- Don't drink coffee, alcohol or take nicotine for two days.
- For the determination of the parameter serotonin the following is important;
- Do not consume any foods containing serotonin two days prior to the test or on the day of the test . These include bananas, walnuts, tomatoes, pineapple, gooseberries, blackcurrants, plums, mirabelles, melon, avocado, eggplant, kiwi and cocoa.
- The same applies to taking certain medications, only in consultation with your doctor/therapist!(more information)
This comprehensive urine test, determines the levels and relevant interrelationships of 9 of the most important neurotransmitters:
- Serotonin - Mood and emotion regulation, especially happiness perception, digestion, sleep and carbohydrate needs.
- Dopamine - Reward mechanism, confidence, motivation, focus, concentration.
- Noradrenaline - Alertness, dreaming, learning, mood.
- Adrenaline - Attention, mental focus, excitement, metabolism. Too much can lead to anxiety and stress. Too little can lead to depression, fatigue, weight gain, poor motivation.
These neurotransmitters are related to mood disorders, hormones, sleep, glucose/insulin balance, pain perception, appetite and cognitive functions.
This test is also useful in cases of insomnia, ADD (attention deficit disorder), ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder), autism, headaches/migraines, chronic fatigue and autistic spectrum disorders.
The table below lists symptoms that may be experienced, for each of the 4 neurotransmitters based on high levels or low levels in the body.
-Stress and anxiety
Lack of focus/ energy/ motivation
-Depression and apathy
-Increased blood pressure
-Lack of focus
-Lack of energy
-Blood sugar imbalance
-Deficient blood sugar regulation
-Needs for carbohydrates
-High blood pressure