Sleep and Stress

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Macromo Stress and Sleep test provides insights about your stress patterns, empowering you to take steps to manage your overall well-being and sleep. Together with the Macromo app, it can accurately measure your cortisol levels at three critical points in your day, using only your saliva samples.

Why is it special?

  • Improve your sleep and reduce your daily stress
  • Understand your body's stress response and manage stress-related conditions
  • Easy-to-use test from the comfort of your home
  • Evidence-based approach to understanding your stress levels


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All-day stress monitoring


3 Results

What will you learn?

Cortisol Curve

Assess your body's stress response throughout the day.

Morning cortisol

Evaluate stress levels and adrenal function in the morning.

Afternoon cortisol

Monitor cortisol levels in the middle of the day for insights into overall well-being.

Evening cortisol

Determine cortisol levels at bedtime to understand their impact on sleep quality.
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How does the testing work?


Collect three saliva samples during one regular day

You will collect your first saliva sample within 30 minutes of waking up, the second sample in the afternoon, and the last one just before bedtime. Everything you need comes with the kit together with clear step-by-step instructions.


Send all three samples to the laboratory

The kit includes a prepaid envelope; put the samples into the envelope and take it to the nearest PPL office. The sample must be sent within 2 days of collection.


The results will be displayed in the Macromo app

You will receive your Stress and Sleep test results within 7 business days via the Macromo app. The app will display your results in a clear and easy-to-understand way and will include recommendations for improving your health.

Is your data safe?

Data security

All biological samples are processed and sequenced (read) in the European Union and the samples are disposed of after the process is complete. All data is always your property. You can download them or request their deletion from our storage at any time.



Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us. Macromo follows strict GDPR rules when handling your personal data. We have set up the entire process to keep your data completely safe and anonymous. Your personal data is not linked to your health data in the Macromo app. So no one can connect your identity and your health information.

Sleep and Stress
Sleep and Stress
Sleep and Stress
Sleep and Stress
Sleep and Stress

Manage your stress before it is too late

Understanding your stress level is the first step towards making important lifestyle changes. Cortisol, the stress hormone, plays a crucial role in your body's response to stress. High cortisol levels can disrupt sleep and impact your overall well-being. Whether you’re going through a particularly stressful period or living with unconscious chronic stress, it is often hard to know when to take a break. Prioritizing your well-being and optimizing your stress levels to improve your lifestyle is crucial to live a long and healthy life.

Optimal Cortisol Curve

Optimal Cortisol Curve

Optimal diurnal cortisol pattern is characterized by balanced levels throughout the day, indicating a healthy stress response and overall well-being.

Chronic Stress

Chronic Stress

Disrupted cortisol curve associated with chronic stress displays persistently elevated cortisol levels that may impact your physical and mental health.



Cortisol curve linked to burnout reveals exhausted adrenal glands and a flattened diurnal pattern, highlighting the long-term effects of chronic stress and exhaustion.

What results do I get?

You'll get your test results on the Macromo app, showing your cortisol levels throughout the day. Using this info, you can understand how you handle stress and learn new, scientifically-backed ways to reduce it.

Cortisol curve

The Diurnal Cortisol Curve provides a comprehensive understanding of your body's stress response throughout the day. By measuring your Morning, Afternoon, and Evening Cortisol levels within a single test, you gain a holistic picture of your daily stress patterns. Deviations from optimal levels can indicate chronic stress, hormonal imbalances, or other health concerns.

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Morning cortisol

Understanding your Morning Cortisol levels is crucial to start your day on the right foot. High morning cortisol levels can indicate chronic stress or an overactive stress response, while low levels may suggest hormonal imbalances or adrenal insufficiency.

Afternoon cortisol

Maintaining balanced cortisol levels throughout the day is essential for overall well-being. Measuring your Afternoon Cortisol levels provides valuable information about how your cortisol fluctuates in the middle of the day. Disrupted afternoon cortisol levels can be associated with chronic fatigue syndrome, depression, or other medical conditions.

Evening cortisol

Unwinding and promoting restful sleep is key to overall well-being. Measuring your Evening Cortisol levels offers insights into how your body winds down and prepares for a night of rejuvenating sleep. Elevated cortisol levels at bedtime can contribute to sleep problems and insomnia.

Easy saliva collection in the comfort of your home

Frequently asked questions

How accurate are at-home saliva cortisol tests?

At-home saliva cortisol tests are highly accurate as cortisol levels in saliva accurately reflect the amount of the hormone in your bloodstream. Adhere to all the collection guidelines provided together with the kit to ensure the best results. Our partner labs use sophisticated technology to ensure precise measurements.

Is it safe to conduct the saliva cortisol test at home?

Yes, the at-home cortisol test is safe and non-invasive. It only involves collecting saliva samples at three different times of the day.

How frequently should I take the cortisol test?

The frequency of testing can depend on individual needs and health goals. Regular testing helps you identify patterns, observe the effectiveness of stress-management strategies, and make necessary adjustments to align with your body's natural rhythm. Additionally, regular testing can help detect any significant shifts in cortisol levels that may indicate potential health concerns.. Always consult your healthcare provider for personalized advice.

On which day should I take the test?

It mainly depends on when you feel most stressed, and in need of getting more insights about your usual routine that needs to be optimized. For most people that will be workdays. 

What time of the day should I take the test?

Take 3 samples on the same day accordingly:

First Sample

In the morning within 30 min of waking up before breakfast and brushing your teeth

e.g. 7:00

Second Sample

Afternoon 8-10 hours after taking the first sample

e.g. 15:00-17:00

Third Sample

No more than 1 hour before sleep

e.g. 23:00

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