As many as 13 million Americans may suffer from undiagnosed thyroid conditions.
It may be difficult to get a thyroid test if: 1) you don't have medical insurance and can't afford to
pay out-of-pocket for a test; 2) you are in an HMO and your doctor is discouraging the tests as a
cost-cutting measure; or 3) your doctor is resistant to the idea of a thyroid problem.
Your insurance or HMO may only cover testing once a year but you may need more than just an annual
One study found that among patients taking thyroid medication, only 60% were within the normal range
A service, known as Healthcheck USA allows you to order that same medically accepted thyroid lab tests
ordered by physicians. There are 3 separate tests to choose from.
More detailed information about Healthcheck USA can be found at [link
url=http://www.thyroid-info.com/articles/selftesting.htm]Getting Your Thyroid Tested Without Your
For more information, visit the HealtcheckUSA website,
or contact the company by calling 800-929-2044