Benefits and Risks of At-Home Thyroid Tests
According to the American Thyroid Association, about 20 million Americans have some type of thyroid disease.
Approximately 60% of people with thyroid disease are unaware of their condition[i]. Hormones produced by the butterfly-shaped gland participate in a number of functions in the body.
Thyroid diseases can affect our quality of life and increase the risk or worsen other health conditions. Keeping hormones in a normal range is vital for good health. People with thyroid disease need to pay close attention to the hormone levels.
Testing can be of huge help, and nowadays, you have the option to use at-home tests.
How do they work?
What are the benefits and potential risks of at-home tests?
Should you try them?read more..