The new year is a good time to have our annual health tests. January is also Thyroid Awareness Month and many of us are scheduling our yearly checkups. If you have thyroid disease, you know your doctor will schedule the standard TSH test to check your levels of thyroid hormone and there will be the normal cholesterol check but here are 5 additional tests you might want to consider talking to your doctor about.
Since you will be seeing the doctor, be sure to mention any of these health issues that you may have noticed.
For those who want to do a few health screenings at home, here are 6 to get you started.