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DIY Thyroid Tests: What to Know Before You Go It Alone

Home thyroid test kits and direct-to-consumer lab services let you skip the doctor and check your hormone levels yourself. Find out when it make sense--and why you still need your M.D.

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My TSH Says I’m Fine – Now What?

Sometimes, your TSH, and even your T3 and T4 tests don’t always give the full picture. If your tests come back “normal,” and you still feel like something is off, you may want to ask your doctor to consider these tests as well.

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Organize Your Thyroid Bloodwork Results

These are the thyroid bloodwork results that are important to track, and tips for how to keep it all organized.

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The Connection Between Your Heart and Thyroid

Thyroid problems are a common cause of heart-related symptoms and conditions that increase your risk of heart attack, heart failure, and stroke.

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Hypothyroidism vs. Hyperthyroidism: Blood Tests

Learn more about blood tests for thyroid disease, and about hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.