Home Thyroid Test Kits-What Do They Measure?

Home Thyroid Test Kits-What Do They Measure?

Home test kits for an underactive thyroid

The AllTest Home Thyroid Test Kit is a popular option for people who want to check their thyroid function in the comfort of their own home. The kit is available from various online retailers, including ValueMed, and it contains everything you need to take a thyroid test at home.

The kit includes a lancet to draw a small amount of blood from your fingertip, a collection tube to store the blood sample, and a lateral flow test cassette. As with any lateral flow test, the results of the thyroid test are available within a few minutes

The test cassette screens for high levels of TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone)which is associated with an under-active thyroid. TSH is a hormone which is produced by the pituitary gland to regulate the thyroid gland's production of hormones T3 and T4. High levels of TSH indicate an underactive thyroid, while low levels of TSH indicate an overactive thyroid. 

The AllTest Home Thyroid Test Kit is easy to use and provides accurate results, but it's important to remember that it is only a screening test and should not replace a comprehensive evaluation by a healthcare provider. If after doing the test you have concerns about your thyroid function or experience symptoms such as weight gain, fatigue, or hair loss, it's important to consult a doctor for a further tests and treatment.

You can order a home test kit to detect underactive thyroid by clicking the photo below or you can buy one in combination with our tired all the time test package

home thyroid test kit

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