Night Owl: What time should I take saliva samples?
Hi, I'm going to take my first saliva test tomorrow and I'm wondering if I should take the samples at four evenly spaced out intervals from the time I GET up, or should I do them at 8am, noon, afternoon & midnight like it says to do? I get up around 10am and go to bed around 12:30am. Or should I do it at 7am when I wake up to use the bathroom? I'm assuming that I should do it when I get up and base it on my own waking schedule, but I'm double checking because I want to be sure to do it right!!
Thanks for the reply. Yes, I normally get up around 9:30am. So I thought it made sense that my cortisol should be measured at the time I get up. So, just to clarify, you mean do the "8am" vial at 9:30 or whenever I wake up and then space out the rest accordingly?
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