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will sublingual Naturethroid hormone affect saliva test?
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will sublingual Naturethroid hormone affect saliva test?

I am going to take my first saliva test in the next couple of days.  I just read to stop sublingual hormones and take them by swallowing instead for 3-5 days prior to taking the test.  Does this include thyroid hormone?  I take Naturethroid.

Thanks so much,
Lea

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657231 tn?1453836403
Thyroid hormone, no matter the type, should not interfere with cortisol testing.

Just do nothing by mouth for at least 30 minutes before a saliva test - drinking, brushing teeth etc.
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Thanks so much for the reply. I'm glad that sublingual thyroid will not affect the cortisol test.  Does that also go for DHEA, Insulin, Gluten, and Progesterone?  I forgot to mention that those are going to be included with the cortisol test.  It's an Adrenal Stress Index Panel.  

Thanks again.
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657231 tn?1453836403
If you take high doses of progesterone, that might.

But the thyroid medication won't mess with those tests as far as I know.
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Thank you. :)
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