Convenient & Informative At-Home Health Tests You Should Know About — Because Knowledge is Power

When it comes to health in 2020, at-home care, telemedicine and services are essential to keeping everyone safe and happy. They’re convenient and informative, of course, but health tests that can be performed outside a doctor’s office are increasingly important as medical co-pays skyrocket and a growing number of people struggle to afford care.

That’s why these at-home testing kits that empower users with information about their DNA, their allergies, fertility and sexual wellness are each powerful ways to gain more and more knowledge about our bodies.

If you have a primary care physician, we recommend you keep them in the loop about any testing you may be doing at home — whether it’s a pregnancy test or an assessment of your breast cancer risk. But fortunately, the following at-home health tests are from companies that are more than happy to answer any follow-up questions or concerns.

Whether you’re seeking convenience, affordability, privacy or all of the above, here are seven at-home health tests you should know about.

A version of this story was published April 2018.

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