Female Hormone Saliva Test
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Latest Edit: Hector 2014-03-24 (EDT)
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- Female hormone saliva testing is best if frequent samples are used. A single sample taken between day 20 and 22 of a cycle is less than 50% accurate. A test that uses about 11 samples over a menstrual cycle provides the best results.
The hormones that are generally included in a female hormone saliva test include:
A female hormone saliva test can be used in women that are still having periods and that have the following conditions
- Weight gain.
- Functional infertility
- Ovarian Cysts
- Uterine Fibroids
- Fibrocystic Breast Disease
- Increased risk of breast cancer
- Recurrent cycle-related symptoms and irregularities, such as PMS, migraines, breast tenderness, emotional and cognitive issues, insomnia and spotting.