ALLTEST home thyroid TSH test kit
The ALLTEST home test kit for elevated TSH in finger prick capillary blood samples offers cheap accurate self-testing for Thyroid under-activity, a common concern
This is a simple, easy to use home thyroid function test made by ALLTEST.
The pack contains everything which is needed to perform this test.
It only requires a small blood sample and this is obtained through a Finger Prick.
Full set of instructions is included with each test
Result obtained within 5 Minutes.
The test measures TSH and is thus able to identify Primary Hypothyroidism (The most common form of underactive thyroid).
Please note: it is not able to identify Overactive Thyroid.
Symptoms of an under-active thyroid may include: Tirednes, Weight Gain, Feeling Cold, Heavy Periods, Constipation & Hair Loss.
Here are some of the nutrients which may support Thyroid Health*
Included with the kit will be acoupon code should you need to obtain any extra nutritional supplements to support an under active Thyroid.
- Selenium. Selenium, a mineral needed for thyroid hormone production, helps protect the thyroid from damage caused by oxidative stress. The thyroid contains high amounts of selenium, and a deficiency can lead to thyroid dysfunction.
- Iodine. Iodine is critical for thyroid function. In fact, currently, the only known role of iodine is to support thyroid hormone production. Triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) are thyroid hormones that contain iodine.
- causes thyroid disease.
- Zinc. The mineral zinc is required for thyroid hormone production. An optimal concentration of zinc is needed for healthy levels of T3, T4, and thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH)
- Iron. The thyroid needs iron to convert T4 into T3, the active form of thyroid hormone. Iron deficiency is associated with thyroid dysfunction.
Other nutrients, including B vitamins and vitamins A and E, are also needed for optimal thyroid function. Being deficient in one or more nutrients can negatively affect thyroid health and increase your risk of thyroid disease.
* Information obtained from https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/thyroid-vitamins#general-thyroid-health