Paloma At-Home Thyroid Test Kit

Online medical practice Paloma Health offers an at-home thyroid test kit. The kit, which provides comprehensive, highly-accurate test results from a CLIA-certified lab, and is available for $99. The kit tests:

 

  • TSH

  • Free T4

  • Free T3

  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies


Add-ons are available at checkout to add tests for:

 

  • Vitamin D

  • Reverse T3

Paloma's at-home test kits let you test wherever you are, including the comfort of home. 

All you need to do is... 

  • Order your test kit, which is shipped to you quickly, free. 

  • Complete a blood test. (It's a fast, easy, and painless finger prick!)

  • Mail back your test card in the prepaid mailer. 

  • Get your results back in days, delivered securely online.


Visit Paloma now to order your at-home test.

If you need help picking out which tests to get, or you want to understand how to read the results, you're not alone. Or, you may need support in finding the right doctor or health care provider to partner with for real and lasting health solutions. Do you need to brainstorm your questions, understand your options, and figure out a plan for what to do next? It's time for a personal, one-on-one telephone coaching call with Mary Shomon!

We'll brainstorm your questions, figure out your action steps, and fast-forward you on your way to feeling and living well! Let's talk soon! 

Order Tests Yourself with Ulta Lab Tests

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Did you know that in most states in the U.S. you can order your own lab tests without a doctor's visit or a doctor's lab order? It's called "direct-to-consumer" laboratory testing, and I'm making this service available to you, as an independent contractor of Ulta Lab Tests. 


With Ulta, you have access to a thousands of medical tests at significantly lowered costs -- often much lower than your insurance co-pays! You can usually pay for testing out of health savings accounts (HSA) as well. It's an affordable and convenient way to privately learn about your health. 

The Benefits: 

 

  • You eliminate the cost and inconvenience of a doctor's visit just to order routine testing

  • Bypass doctors, HMOS, and insurers that refuse your request for specific tests 

  • Tests cost as much as 80% less than in your doctor's office or local hospital lab, and may even be less than co-pays

  • Complete privacy and security for your medical records, and your test results are never added to your insurance or HMO files (unless you add them) 

  • Access to a private, personal health record online

  • Get testing for vitamin and mineral levels to help monitor your response to supplements and dietary changes

  • You are in control of your health

How it Works:

 

It's simple to use Ulta Lab Tests!

  • Find the tests you want, and order and pay for them at Ulta Lab Tests

  • Go to a convenient lab for testing.

  • When your results are in, you'll get an email from Ulta.

  • View or download your results on your secure patient portal, and share with your physician. It's that easy!

Due to state laws, Ulta cannot provide their services in NJ, NY or RI.

Thyroid Tests

Could you have an underactive thyroid? Do you have Hashimoto's thyroiditis? Is your thyroid treatment optimal? Are you having success at lowering thyroid antibodies? This panel gets you the answers you need. 

Tests included in this panel: 


 

  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

  • Free Thyroxine (Free T4)

  • Free Triiodothyronine (Free T3)

  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody (TPOAb)


 

  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

  • Free Thyroxine (Free T4)

  • Free Triiodothyronine (Free T3)

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Is your thyroid treatment working? Do you need adjustments? Is your treatment optimal? This thyroid panel helps you follow-up on the effectiveness of your thyroid treatment.

Panel includes the following tests:

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  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

  • Free Thyroxine (Free T4)

  • Free Triiodothyronine (Free T3)

  • Reverse T3 (RT3)

  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPOAb)

  • Thyroglobulin Antibodies (TgAb)

  • Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin (TSI)

This comprehensive group of tests is designed to evaluate your key thyroid hormones (Free T3, Free T4) as well as TSH, and help identify potential conditions, including Hashimoto's thyroiditis, Graves' disease, hypothyroidism, and hyperthyroidism. The panel also includes key antibody tests -- Thyroid Peroxidase, Thyroglobulin, and Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin -- which can help identify autoimmune thyroid conditions.

The panel includes the following tests:

DIABETES/BLOOD SUGAR AND WEIGHT LOSS

This panel focuses on helping answer key issues regarding diagnosis and management of Graves' disease and hyperthyroidism--an overactive thyroid. The panel includes key thyroid levels, as well as antibodies associated with Graves' disease.

Tests in This Ulta Panel:

 

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
Free Thyroxine (Free T4)
Free Triiodothyronine (Free T3)
Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies (TPOAb)
Thyroid Stimulating Immunoglobulin (TSI)

Are you hypothyroid at the cellular level? Do you need T3 treatment? Do you have e  nough REAL T3 -- the active thyroid hormone? Does your doctor refuse to test Reverse T3? This test measures your important Reverse T3 level.

Test Available from Ulta:

 

Reverse T3 (RT3)

Iodine is the building block of thyroid hormone. If you are deficient in iodine, it can contribute to or worsen pre-existing hypothyroidism. The 24-hour urinary iodine test is a highly accurate test to determine iodine status.

Test Available from Ulta:

24-hour Urinary Iodine Test

The Thyroid Foundation Panel is a gold-standard evaluation for comprehensive thyroid diagnosis and monitoring. The panel contains 13 tests with 25 biomarkers, including:


 

  • Ferritin 

  • Glucose 

  • Hemoglobin A1c (HgbA1C) 

  • Insulin 

  • Iron and Total Iron Binding Capacity (TIBC) 

  • Lipid Panel 

  • QuestAssureD™ 25-Hydroxyvitamin D (D2, D3), LC/MS/MS 

  • Selenium 

  • Free T3 

  • Free T4

  • Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies 

  • Thyroglobulin Antibodies 

  • TSH 

  • Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin) 

Blood Sample

Diabetes/Blood Sugar and Weight Loss Tests

Fasting glucose -- blood sugar -- and Hemoglobin A1C - your average blood sugar over several months -- are important tests to determine if you have blood sugar irregularities or even diabetes.

Tests in This Ulta Panel:

Fasting Glucose (Blood Sugar)
Hemoglobin A1C

Could you have type 1 or type 1.5 autoimmune diabetes -- Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, or LADA? Was your diabetes misdiagnosed as type 2? Is your type 2 diabetes treatment not working? Several tests can help differentiate autoimmune diabetes.

Tests in This Ulta Panel:

Fasting Glucose (Blood Sugar)

Hemoglobin A1C
C-Peptide
Glutamic Acid Decarboxylase (GAD Antibodies)

Are hormonal changes making it harder to lose weight? Are you insulin resistant? Have you developed a condition known as leptin resistance?

These tests identify blood sugar, average blood sugar (Hemoglobin A1C), and leptin levels to help you tackle hormonally-triggered 
weight gain.  

Tests in this Ulta Panel:

Fasting Glucose (Blood Sugar)

Hemoglobin A1C
Leptin Level

Leptin is a hormone that markes it harder to lose weight, and easier to store fat. Do you have leptin imbalances? Are you leptin resistant?


Tests Available from Ulta:

Leptin

 

Hair Loss, Vitamin D, Adrenal/Stress Tests

Ferritin (For Hair Loss)

If you are a man or woman losing your hair, your ferritin -- a measure of your body's stored and usable iron -- could be to blame.

Before you give up on ever regrowing your hair, or stopping hair loss, your first step is to get
your ferritin level checked.


Test Available from Ulta:

Ferritin

 

Is your hair loss due to a thyroid problem? This recommended tests includes the three key thyroid tests, TSH, free F4, and Free T3, along with a ferritin level.

Tests in this Ulta Panel :

TSH

Free T4

Free T3

Ferritin

Vitamin D,
25 Hydroxy

Even if you live in a sunny climate year-round, like many Americans, you are probably deficient in Vitamin D.

Low Vitamin D is even more likely if you have a thyroid problem, diabetes, or other hormonal imbalance. 

Test Available from Ulta:

Vitamin D, 25 Hydroxy

Adrenal Stress

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The Adrenal Stress Profile evaluates your adrenal function by measuring saliva cortisol at four points during a 24-hour period.

Test Available from Ulta:

Cortisol (4)

If you have adrenal imbalances, adrenal fatigue, or adrenal dysfunction, the Adrenal Stress Complete Panel is the most comprehensive and in-depth battery of tests.


Tests included: 

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  • Aldosterone/Plasma Renin Activity Ratio

  • Comprehensive Metabolic Panel (CMP)

  • Saliva Cortisol, 4 samples

  • DHEA Sulfate

  • Iron, Total

  • Lipid Panel with Ratios

  • Magnesium

  • Sex Hormone Binding Globulin (SHBG)

Individual Tests from Ulta