TSH

A TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) blood test is the entry level test to check whether your thyroid is functioning correctly. TSH helps regulate the production of hormones in the thyroid glands.  These hormones help control your metabolism and the speed which your body converts food to energy. Thyroid disorders are relatively common in the UK affecting 1 in 20 people, particularly women. 

Why take this test?

  • If you have experienced weight loss or gain
  • Are feeling low or anxious
  • Fatigued and muscle weakness
Test cost:
£35.00
Test type: finger prick
Estimated turnaround
2 days
From receipt of sample

Key benefits when using Forth testing

Fast & accurate

Fast & accurate analysis from accredited laboratory

Convenient

Tests can be done at home

Secure

Secure access to online results

Online dashboard

Online dashboard which tracks results over time

Included in this test

Metabolic

Metabolism refers to the chemical processes which take place within your body that converts food into energy. Good nutrition is essential for a healthy metabolism. Problems with your metabolism can lead to fluctuations in weight as well as fatigue or hyperactivity.

Tested biomarkers
  • Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)

How it works

Collect sample

We will send you a finger prick kit to use at home

Post sample

Pop your sample in the post to us using a pre-paid envelope

Online results

View your results on your secure personal health dashboard

Testimonials
Holly , 39

I enlisted the help of Forth to help me get to the bottom of my current health concerns. The Female Hormone test is really easy to do, just provide a small blood sample from the comfort of your own home and pop in the post. Within 3 days Forth emailed my results back to me. I can't thank Forth enough for dealing with my results so quickly which has meant I can take the action needed to get my hormones back to normal.

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Test cost: £35.00

Estimated turnaround 2 days From receipt of sample

Test type: finger prick

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