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If you suspect hypothyroidism, test with CLIA waived ThyroChek®. Symptoms are common to many health problems. ThyroChek will let you know if TSH is greater than 5mIU/L, the first clinical indicator of hypothyroidism - in your office - in 10 minutes.
As a family practice physician, an ob/gyn, an internist, an osteopath, a psychiatrist, there are patients in your waiting room who have all the symptoms of hypothyroidism. If you have CLIA waiver status or have moderately complex lab, ThyroChek® is for you.
Some symptoms of hypothyroidism are:
Only a blood test for elevated TSH will let you know. 85 to 90% of your patients will have TSH less than 5mIU/L. They won't need to go to the lab for further testing today.
You may begin treatment for them right away, knowing it is not their thyroid.