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Decoding of the general blood test and norm in adults. Reasons for deviations
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Thyroid hormones and which tests to take

In this article we will talk about thyroid hormones. I am often approached with problems: “I have very dry skin”, “Why can my hair roll like this?”, “Why are there often constipations?” To solve these complex problems, we are looking for the root cause of the phenomena. The question arises, are there any thyroid dysfunctions and is everything all right with hormones? It is the thyroid gland that regulates the metabolic processes in the body. An accurate diagnosis, in this case, is impossible without the results of analyzes. Therefore, the specialist will not be able to develop a treatment regimen. Only passing the tests will get rid of the problem that bothers you.

Thyroid hormone tests

There is a basic list of thyroid hormone tests.

TSH (TSH, thyroid stimulating hormone). It is produced in the pituitary and pineal gland. Its function is to influence the cells of the thyroid gland so that they capture iodine and synthesize hormones. TSH affects the pituitary gland, suppressing its function, in case T3 and T4 are at a high level. Continue reading

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