Thyroid Hormone Analysis

The American Thyroid Association recommends screening for TSH levels from the age of 35, and every five years thereafter.

How fast is your Metabolism?

"˜Thyroid hormones the way we regulate metabolism"

The thyroid gland controls the production of hormones that are essential for the regulation of the metabolism.

The Thyroid blood test provides information on how well the thyroid gland is working by detecting the levels of important metabolic hormones.

Hyperthyroidism is characterized by increased thyroid hormone production and which increases the speed of bodily functions and leads to weight loss, sweating, rapid heart rate, and high blood pres-sure, among other symptoms.

Hypothyroidism is characterized by low thyroid hormone production and leads to the following symptoms such as:

  • Fatigue, Sleepiness & Weakness
  • Mood swings
  • Forgetfulness
  • Weight gain
  • Depression
  • Muscle cramping and aching
  • Decreased perspiration
  • Changes in blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Swelling in legs
  • Blurred vision
  • Cold intolerance
  • Hoarse voice
  • Heavy menses
  • Hair loss (on head and/or body)
  • Constipation

Your Doctor may request the following test:

  • T3
  • T4
  • TSH