A VMA urine test is a type of medical test that is used to measure the level of catecholamines in the body. Catecholamines are hormones that are produced by the adrenal glands and are involved in the body's stress response.
The VMA urine test is used to diagnose a number of diseases, including:
The VMA urine test is typically taken when a person has symptoms that may be related to an excess of catecholamines, such as high blood pressure, rapid heart rate, sweating, and anxiety. It may also be ordered when a person has had a recent head injury or stroke.
The normal range for a VMA Urine Test is 2.5-20.0 micromoles/24 hours (mmol/24h). This test measures the amount of vanillylmandelic acid (VMA) in your urine. VMA is a breakdown product of catecholamines, which are hormones that help regulate your body's fight-or-flight response.
If you're scheduled to take a VMA urine test, there are some things you can do to lower your level.
The VMA test is generally safe and well-tolerated. There are no known risks associated with this test.
Fasting is not required for the VMA urine test.
Yes, Home sample collection is available for the VMA Urine test. One can opt for home collection while booking a test through Max Lab.
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