Adrenal Stress Saliva Test

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Latest Edit: Hector 2014-03-28 (EDT)

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The Adrenal Stress Saliva Test provides a look at how stress has affected a person's physiology. It is commonly done by collecting 4 saliva samples throughout the day which provides a much more accurate look than a single blood or saliva sample as hormone levels are meant to fluctuate throughout the day. Knowing how stress has impacted specific hormones can assist in providing a more targeted treatment strategy.

Hormones Measured

An Adrenal Stress Saliva test will commonly measure the following hormones:

Article Diagnostic Classifications in Adrenal Assessment via Serum and Salivary Testing, Vital Link; 2006 Fall


Adrenal Stress Saliva testing may be beneficial in the diagnosis and monitoring of the following conditions:[1]

Associated Tests

Other tests used to measure adrenal stress on the body may include: cortisol saliva test, cortisol urine test, cortisol blood test