Are You Experiencing Hypothyroid Symptoms?
- Fatigue which can lead to feeling irritable
- Weight Gain (and nothing seems to help)
- Hair Loss
- Dry Skin and / or Brittle Nails
- Cold or Heat Sensitivity
- Enlarged Thyroid or Goiters
- High Cholesterol
- Brain Fog
- Lack of life enjoyment due to always feeling tired
- Low sex drive
If you recognize any of these symptoms, you may be suffering from Sluggish Thyroid.
Comprehensive Thyroid Testing
Why Do a Comprehensive Thyroid Test?
Using a basic thyroid blood test that checks for TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) will give you a basic understanding of your overall thyroid function. If TSH is over 1.8, you may be suffering from hypothyroid symptoms and benefit from natural thyroid support. It can be very beneficial to also test for Free T3 and Free T4 which are made in the liver as they also affect thyroid function. If either Free T3 or Free T4 are low you may be suffering from hypothyroid symptoms, even if TSH is within normal limits.
Understanding Thyroid Tests:
If TSH is high, it means the thyroid gland is slowing down and there may be hypothyroid symptoms.
If Free T4 or Free T3 are low it can also mean the thyroid gland is slow and there may be hypothyroid symptoms.
If TSH is very low this indicates hyperthyroid which is usually auto immune based. This means the thyroid is working too fast.
If Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO) ab or Thyroid Antithyroglobulin ab are positive this indicates autoimmunity against the thyroid gland.
We also look at IgF-1 which is a good indicator for Pituitary function. If this level is low it can cause the entire endocrine system to slow down and give you hypothyroid symptoms even if the thyroid is functioning just fine.
Are you ready to take your first step back to health? Are you ready to get the answers YOU need? Browse our selection of thyroid tests below.
How does it work?
It’s simple! You order the test you want. If it is a blood spot or saliva test kit we mail them to you with easy-to-follow directions. If it is a Labcorp test we EMAIL you the blood test requisition form and you take it to any Labcorp facility in the USA. This would be a “self pay” cost please do not provide them with your insurance card. Test results are emailed to you within 2 weeks with a supportive protocol. If you have questions, we’re happy to help! Just send us an email to email@example.com.
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