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Quick Test for Hypothyroidism

What is Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism is a common disorder in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone.

TSH Blood Test for Thyroid Function


A thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) blood test is used to check for thyroid glad problems. TSH is produced when the hypothalamus releases a substance called thyrotropin-releasing hormone (TRH). TRH then triggers the pituitary gland to release TSH. TSH causes the thyroid gland to make two hormones: triiodothyronine(T3) and thyroxine (T4). T3 and T4 help control the body's metabolism. Thyroid gland functions should be monitored in people who are being treated for hyperthyroidism. This treatment may include antithyroid medicine, surgery, or radiation therapy. Double-check the diagnosis of an underactive thyroid gland in newborns (congenital hypothyroidism). Applicable to pregnant women, newborn infants, seniors and hypothyroidism patients.


Product Features

TSH-Flash® Card is a small size device (6 cm x 2 cm) used to easily and quickly test for hypothyroidism with the following features:


● One step, one drop blood
● Takes 15 minutes to get the result
● Works for whole blood, serum or plasma
● Suitable to use in doctor's offices, clinical centers, hospitals, retirement centers and home


TSH-Flash® Card Products

  • TSH-Flash® Card (Adult)

    Hypothyroidism affects ~7% of the human population and can induce a series of other complications if not treated early. TSH-Flash is a real-time and quick test for blood TSH level in adults. It can be used peripheral blood, serum or plasma.

  • TSH-Flash® Card (Pregnant women)

    For women, this kit provides a rapid real-time test for hypothyroidism during pregnancy, or for those who plan to become pregnant.



Thyroid at Root of Many Symptoms

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Weight gain, weight loss, exhaustion, anxiety, insomnia, constipation, hair loss, dry skin, heart palpitations, infertility. Many ailments affecting woman often can be traced back to a small, butterfly-shaped gland in the neck called the thyroid. More than 13 million Americans have thyroid problems, and about half do not know it.




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