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TSH Test | Overview Of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone To Test Your Thyroid

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Apr 14, 2017 10:57:02 AM

What is TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone)?

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) is produced by your pituitary gland and is the throttle for your thyroid. Your thyroid regulates every single cell in your body with thyroid hormones: thyroxine 4 (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).

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Normal TSH Levels and Why Normal Isn’t Always Good

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Feb 14, 2017 3:57:49 PM

What are normal TSH levels?

Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) is produced by your pituitary gland and is the gas pedal for your thyroid. When your pituitary wants your thyroid to produce more thyroid hormone (thyroxine 4, aka T4) is will press on the gas pedal (higher TSH levels). When it wants your thyroid to slow down, it lets off the pedal (lower TSH levels).
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Thyroid Warrior: Symptoms of Hypothyroidism and How to Reclaim Your Health

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Dec 9, 2016 4:53:15 PM

Symptoms of hypothyroidism overview

Hypothyroidism Quiz

Dr. Amy Meyers: The Good News About Hypothyroidism

What is the thyroid and what does it do?

Common symptoms of hypothyroidism

Consequences of hypothyroidism

Underlying causes of hypothyroidism

Must-know risk factors for thyroid disorders

Link between thyroid disease and environmental toxins

Thyroid hormone explanation and diagnoses

Treatment for hypothyroidism

Supporting a healthy thyroid

Appendix of resources

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T4 Test | What is a t4 test (thyroid disease)?

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Dec 9, 2016 4:15:32 PM

what is a T4 test?

A thyroxine (T4) lab test is used to check for thyroid problems, such as hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. T4 is the primary hormone produced by your thyroid, and plays a critical role in many of your body's functions - such as hormone balance, metabolism, internal thermostat, and growth. It is usually done in conjunction with other thyroid tests, which are known a Thyroid Panel.

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TSH Test | What is a TSH Test for Thyroid disease?

Posted by Tyler Britton and Dette Avalon ANP on Dec 9, 2016 3:36:53 PM

What is a TSH Test?

A thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) blood test is used to check for thyroid problems, such as hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism. TSH controls production of the 2 thyroid hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which both regulate just about about every function in your body, from temperature, to mood, to metabolism

It works like this:

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