BHRT - Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy
The several ways to test BHRT are through saliva, serum and urine. The state-of-the-art testing is through saliva. It actually measures only the active portions of your hormones and these portions determine how you feel. Saliva testing is easy, convenient, and safe.
So if you are looking for bioidentical hormone replacement (BHRT) you will need to know the active hormone levels. Also, if using a topical (transdermal) hormone preparation for treatement, saliva testing is the most accurate tool to measure and monitor your hormone status.
Many hormones (such as Estrogen, Progesterone, Testosterone, and DHEA) fluctuate during the day. Therefore, we take an average of four samples throughout the day to more accurately reflect hormone levels, making it a better diagnostic tool.