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About Everlywell

Everlywell is a health and wellness company that provides at-home lab testing kits and digital results for consumers. Instead of going to the doctor or health care provider to administer a test, you can order a kit online, perform the test at home and send it to a lab for results. You can order at-home test kits for various symptoms and conditions, such as thyroid issues, food sensitivity, fertility, STDs and COVID-19.

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  • Confidential testing
  • Results delivered to your device
  • 30+ at-home tests available


  • Does not replace medical treatment
  • Can be pricey

Bottom Line

Everlywell test kits might not be affordable for every budget, but the physician-reviewed results from a test performed at home are highly convenient and can provide confidential answers to your health questions.

What is Everlywell?

Everlywell is a health and wellness company and it's kits come with easy-to-follow instructions, kit registration for physician review, sterile collection tools and prepaid return shipping. Everything you need to perform the test at home is provided. After you mail the kit back, the company sends the results to your phone, tablet or computer within a few days.

You can download the report and share it with your doctor or caregivers. The results are determined by a Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments-approved lab and reviewed by a physician in your state.

Upon receiving your results, you also get a detailed explanation, insights into your health and advice on how you can improve your levels. Clinical customer support is available if you have further questions.

What does Everlywell test for?

Popular tests include vitamin D levels, inflammation, thyroid levels and metabolism.

Other common tests check for cholesterol levels, STDs, Lyme disease, food sensitivity and fertility. On the company’s website, you can find detailed information about each test, who should take it, what it measures, how it works and what the results indicate.

If you’re not sure which test to take, you can also search by symptoms to find out which test the company suggests. You can order tests separately or save money by signing up for a subscription. The company accepts HSA and FSA payments.

How much does Everlywell cost?

Everlywell offers a variety of different tests at different costs. Below, we’ve charted out some of its most popular tests and their costs.

Ovarian reserve test$49
Cholesterol test$49
COVID-19 test$109
Women’s health test$399
Indoor and outdoor allergy test$199
Colon cancer screening$49
Food sensitivity comprehensive test$249

Everlywell FAQ

Is Everlywell accurate?
Everlywell test results are reported by CLIA-approved labs that must follow specific regulations for testing.
How long does it take to get Everlywell results?
Everlywell results are returned within a few business days of when you mail your test kit back. Turnaround times can vary between tests.
Does insurance cover Everlywell?
Insurance does not cover Everlywell tests. You can use FSA or HSA funds to pay for Everlywell.
How does the Everlywell food sensitivity test work?
The Everlywell food sensitivity test measures your body’s immune response to 96 different foods. It measures the IgG (immunoglobulin) reactivity. The food sensitivity test is not an allergy test.

Is Everlywell legit?

While kits from Everlywell can be pricey, the tests are designed to be performed in your home at your convenience. For those who can’t get to a health care provider or don’t have health insurance, the test kits provide an alternate way to access answers about your health, but the tests do not replace professional medical treatment. If you are looking for an accessible, simple and quick way to check your symptoms, an Everlywell test could be the place to start.

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Rated with 1 star
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Original review: Jan. 5, 2023

I was notified my password, and therefore my sensitive personal information, was exposed due to the lack of security on Everlywell's website. They are a scam of a company. It took literally over one month for the results of my Food Sensitivity Test to come in, when they gave me at MOST a timeline of 14 days. After I emailed for a refund, they magically sent me my results and only promised half a refund. The results were completely inaccurate, probably not even mine. Absolutely nothing matched the doctor's office results I eventually got in the meantime due to the long wait with Everlywell. Do not go forward with this company.

4 people found this review helpful
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Original review: Jan. 1, 2023

I followed the directions EXACTLY for the Sleep and stress test. I received an automated email that the lab was unable to process. It stated I needed to reply to the message. I did so immediately. I received another automated response to that email. No answer for a couple of days so I sent another email to the customer service email address - there is no other way to contact them! I received another automated email response.

Two days later I received another email stating the lab is unable to process my test and that I need to reply to this email - implying that I had not responded to the first email!! I replied again and once again the exact same automated response. There appears to be no other way to contact them and so you are at the mercy of human-less system. This is terrible service with no recourse - and this is a test to measure stress!!!!

3 people found this review helpful

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    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Dec. 2, 2022

    Do not use this test thinking you are going to get any results at all. In my opinion it's a total scam. They test for 3 hormones and tell you "great news you're in the range". The range is larger than what a doctor would use. The numbers were incorrect because I had my doctor run my numbers for the EXACT same hormones and they were totally different. He even agreed I wasted my money. You are better off going to your doctor and running a full complete metabolic panel through insurance. This test will not set you up on a weight loss journey or give you any guidance.

    3 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 15, 2022

    I am writing this review for one reason only - the tests are misleading. I purchased this set to learn what foods I was sensitive to. What I didn't know was that it would only show results for foods that I ate regularly. I didn't know this until I received my results and written across the top of the document, highlighted in green, is that the test only takes note of foods you regularly eat.

    I searched the website for notes about this and found only one - buried in the FAQs. In the instructions it does 'recommend' that you eat the foods you are concerned about for 2-4 weeks before the test but that is only a recommendation. Furthermore, the website doesn't not let me write a review. Many other people noted this misleading problem but still gave the product a 4 or 5 so I am wondering if Everlywell only posts positive reviews. I reached out to Everlywell and received an email back pointing to me to the one mention buried in the FAQs. AND according to them, out of 260 foods, I only have a light sensitivity to almonds. Which I know is patently untrue. DON'T buy this and tell all your friends not to buy it. They are scam artists and should be ashamed of themselves.

    31 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer
    Original review: Feb. 1, 2022

    I ordered the Food Sensitivity Comprehensive Test in December 2021. I read the entire website description and "Questions" section at the bottom of that page. I also read the prep emails, including the "Don't collect your sample before reading this!" email. Only AFTER I took the test and received the results did Everlywell state on the results page, with an (!): "This Food Sensitivity Test only detects foods that you have consumed recently." The website description states that 204 common foods are tested, but does not state that it only tests "regularly-eaten" foods, as was emailed to me today after I contacted Everlywell about this issue. I explained that had they been upfront about that, I would have prepared differently for the test. I asked for a refund or a replacement sent now that I know more than what is INCLUDED on their web page for this test.

    They refused and were actually quite condescending. Their advertisement and instructions are misleading and lacking in information. Additionally, the test results stated that I have a reaction to one food: bell peppers. I absolutely hate bell peppers and that is most certainly not a "regularly-eaten" food and most definitely not something in my diet over the prior month. I would not recommend this company and especially not that test to anyone.

    37 people found this review helpful
    Rated with 1 star
    Verified Reviewer Verified Buyer
    Original review: Feb. 1, 2022

    We ordered an Everlywell Food Sensitivity test recently and were not satisfied with the results nor the marketing of their product. Everlywell promotes that their Food Sensitivity Test tests for 96 food sensitivities - yet only after you've purchased and received their findings, they then put a disclaimer with your results that states: "This Food Sensitivity test only detects foods that you have consumed recently. Foods that you do not regularly consume may not be reflected in your results, as this test measures IgG (Immunoglobulin G0 response to your current diet."

    We believed my wife was gluten sensitive from years of diet experimenting, but wanted to confirm whether gluten was the issue, or whether there were more food issues. So she's been trying to stay away from gluten. As advertised, (that it tests for 96 food sensitivities) the Food Sensitivity Test should have confirmed this. Everlywell states emphatically that they test for gluten sensitivity. However, it tells you if you're sensitive to 96 foods, ONLY if you've eaten them recently. This is an incredibly important piece of information that should be included prior to purchasing and sending you blood and DNA off to Everlywell And they don't even explain or define what "recently" means. A day? Week? Month? These disclaimers should be posted prominently with their advertising of product. We feel defrauded of the cost of this test.

    22 people found this review helpful
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    Original review: Jan. 6, 2022

    On December 29th 2021 I placed the order #** with a rush payment to get in 1 to 3 business days for a total of 98 dollars, as of today January 6th 2022, I have not received the testing kits, not even a mail that it has been shipped. There is no phone to call, only the UPS or USPS but I don't have a track number. I have sent 3 emails and I get the same answer, that I need to send the order number, the buyer's name and the delivery address, but no solution whatsoever. As one can imagine, after 8 days I don't need the test anymore. I just want my money back but as I said, there is no way to communicate with Everlywell.

    Best Regards,

    Carlos **

    25 people found this review helpful
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    Original review: Aug. 31, 2021

    I have a known food allergy with Gluten. I was having a reaction to Gluten while I took this test and it did not pick up the issue in any way. How can I possibly trust their results if their test struggled with a known medical problem. They also state during their webinar that their testing is still not approved!

    97 people found this review helpful
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