Male Hormones Plus is a noninvasive salivary assessment of bioavailable testosterone in circadian rhythm.
In addition to analysis of testosterone, Male Hormones Plus includes the Adrenocortex Stress Profile and the Comprehensive Melatonin Profile to reveal how testosterone is influenced by cortisol, DHEA, and melatonin.
- Cortisol Awakening Response (CAR)
- Two awakening samples to evaluate CAR
- CAR is a transient, immediate rise in cortisol upon awakening and is distinct from the diurnal rhythm. CAR reflects a person’s ability to cope with anticipated challenges and their perception of control around chronic stress, providing insight into HPA axis resiliency.
|5 saliva sample (5ml) collected over a 24-hr period