Salivary Hormone Testing

Salivary hormones are an accurate way of testing hormonal imbalances for men and women throughout the various stages of life.

salivary-hormones.jpgHormone levels shift and change throughout your life. When something disrupts your hormone balance, such as stress, poor eating habits, chemical pollutants, becoming a mother, or entering menopause, you can suffer with physical and emotional symptoms. Regaining your health will depend on being able to uncover what is really going on with your hormones. Salivary hormone testing is a simple way to identify these imbalances.

Many naturopath's find saliva hormone testing more accurate than blood testing because it measures the active hormones that your body is actually using.  Blood tests however measure both active and inactive (unusable) hormone levels.

Salivary hormone testing can be used for both males and females.  It may be beneficial if suffer from:

  • amennorrhoea (absence of menstruation)
  • menorrhagia (heavy menstrual bleeding)
  • premenstrual syndrome
  • fibroids
  • cysts
  • low libido
  • endometriosis
  • Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
  • menopause
  • infertility problems
  • miscarriage
  • weight gain
  • chronic fatigue
  • insomnia
  • anxiety
  • stress
  • depression
  • osteoporosis
  • acne
  • menopause
  • anger
  • irritability
  • snoring
  • depression
  • erectile dysfunction
  • hot flushes

If you are wondering whether certain symptoms you are experiencing may be due to a hormone imbalance, salivary hormone testing is a quick, easy, and accurate way to find out. Your naturopath is able to use the results from your tests to restore hormonal balance using herbs, vitamins and other natural remedies.