The adrenal stress test looks at your DHEA and cortisol levels using a non-invasive saliva and urine analysis to help you determine what is going on with your adrenals. The adrenal glands, also referred to as the “stress glands” enable your body to cope with stress and survive. If you’re experiencing insomnia, anxiety, sugar cravings, feeling tired but “wired”, increased belly fat. low energy, or chronic fatigue, it may be beneficial to have your adrenals tested.