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The common tests used to diagnose thyroid disease include total T4, total T3, free T4 (not bound to protein), and TSH. T4, T3, and free T4 are...
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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck just below the Adam's apple. The gland wraps around the windpipe (trachea)...
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I have taken synthyroid to control hypothyroidism for almost 30 years. I also had my thyroid gland destroyed through X-ray treatment.  In...
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Thyroid hormone is used to treat underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). It is a natural product made from animal thyroid glands (usually a pig's). It...
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The thyroid is a gland in the neck. It has two kinds of cells that make hormones. Follicular cells make thyroid hormone, which affects heart rate...
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Thyroid hormone is used to treat underactive thyroid (hypothyroidism). It is a natural product made from animal thyroid glands (usually a pig's). It...
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Two pregnancy-related hormones—human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) and estrogen—cause increased thyroid hormone levels in the blood. Made by the...
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Many conditions besides thyroid issues can contribute to weight loss. Because your TSH levels are within the normal range, your weight loss falls...
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T3 is sometimes used as an add-on to antidepressants for people who have lingering depression symptoms. It either works or it doesn't, and you'd know...
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I would definitely see an endocrinologist to get a second option as to whether or not you should be on any medications, especially since you are at...
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All types of hyperthyroidism are due to an overproduction of thyroid hormones, but the condition can occur in several ways: Graves' disease: The...
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Since you've had blood studies completed, you must be following-up with a physician. I would continue discussing your symptoms with this doctor...
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I have hypothyroid, and the purpose of the medication is to balance out your hormones. It may increase your metabolism... but to a normal level. The...
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Blood tests can confirm a deficiency or an excess of thyroid hormone and, therefore, can be used to diagnose hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. They...
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The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits low on the front of the neck. Your thyroid lies below your Adam’s apple, along the front of the...