Measurement of steroid levels in saliva in a population-based survey of lifestyle, medical conditions, marriage, sex life and hormone status in aging men: a feasibility study.

@article{Krause2002MeasurementOS,
  title={Measurement of steroid levels in saliva in a population-based survey of lifestyle, medical conditions, marriage, sex life and hormone status in aging men: a feasibility study.},
  author={Walter Krause and Ulrich O Mueller and Allan Mazur},
  journal={The aging male : the official journal of the International Society for the Study of the Aging Male},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 4},
  pages={
          203-15
        }
}
  • Walter Krause, Ulrich O Mueller, Allan Mazur
  • Published in
    The aging male : the official journal of the…
    2002
  • DOI:10.1080/tam.5.4.203.215
Some population-based studies on male aging measure testosterone and cortisol in saliva instead of serum, but very few measure estradiol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEA-S), suggesting further testing is needed for reliability and comparative validity. In addition, the effects of interview stress and circadian hormone secretion need to be checked. In a pilot study on the overall sexual capacity of aging men, 48 randomly selected, healthy, heterosexual, cohabiting men aged 50-80 years… CONTINUE READING