Are home thyroid tests reliable?
You can test your thyroid at home by looking for hypothyroid symptoms and measuring body temperature and pulse rate. This can get you a reliable indication of your thyroid function.
Thyroid Home Test:
Below you find a list of some common symptoms of hypothyroidism. Instructions and tables are also given for measuring your pulse and temperature.
If you have several of the symptoms listed and your body temperature and pulse rate are consistently significantly below 98.6°F (37 °C) and 85 beats per minute, you might have a problem with your thyroid function.
In our Hypothyroid Treatment Program, you can learn much more about your thyroid function, how hypothyroidism affects your health, and how to support your metabolism with diet and lifestyle.