Who Should Consider Taking This At-Home Comprehensive Thyroid Test?
Individuals with thyroid dysfunction coupled with concerns about toxic element exposure and iodine/selenium deficiencies impact on T4 to T3 conversion.
Unlike a typical thyroid test (for just TSH), this at-home Blood Spot Test Kit will provide a complete Thyroid Profile including all of the components below. Simply follow the collection instructions inside the test kit, and drop the enclosed packaging in the mail as instructed. Your results will be sent to you or your healthcare provider.
Free T-3 (Triiodothyronine)
Free T-4 (Thyroxine)
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPO)
The Thyroid Profile allows healthcare providers to screen for hypo or hyperthyroidism, test for autoimmune thyroid disease, and monitor thyroid replacement dosages.
Advantages of at-home thyroid blood spot testing:
Less expensive and more convenient than conventional blood draws
Nearly painless finger stick is used to collect the few drops of blood required
Private and convenient
Hormones and other analytes are stable in dried blood spot at room temperature for weeks.