Thyroid profile test
Know more about Thyroid profile test
The symptoms of thyroid would include:
Abnormality leads to lower level of secretion of these hormones that may make you experience symptoms such as weight gain, depression and lack of energy. This condition is known as hypothyroidism.
In case of excess hormones production, it is called hyperthyroidism which can make you experience weight loss, tremors, high levels of anxiety and a sense of being on a high.
In comparison to men, women are mostly found with low hormonal levels.
Near about one-fourth of the women above 60 are found with deficient levels. Their traits are generally linked to other contexts or also described as symptoms of aging.
Individuals who are suffering from thyroiditis, goiter or hyperthyroidism may have lifted thyroglobulin levels, despite the fact that the test isn't routinely requested with these conditions.
A small gland is called thyroid located on the lower part of your neck. It is responsible for managing your metabolism, mood swings, and energy production. Thyroid is responsible for producing 2 major hormones: triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4). When your thyroid gland is not producing enough hormones it leads to weight gain, depression and lack of energy and is called hypothyroidism. When your thyroid gland is producing more hormones than required, it leads to loss of weight, increased anxiety levels with a sense of being on high and is called hyperthyroidism.
Doctors prescribe medication when your test results show normalcy in T4 level while your TSH level is spooked or high.
Besides, doctors always advise to be active and follow a healthy diet. It will help you to maintain your weight if you gaining or losing. A healthy diet will help your thyroid gland to produce enough energy required by your body.
Medication in larger doses might work more quickly but will cause much side effects. It includes nausea, liver cell injury, skin rashes, loss of taste sensation, or leads to a decrease of blood cell production in your bone marrow.
Test Method 1: The test requires a blood sample, which is drawn through a needle from a vein in your arm.
Certain medications can cause interference with the test.
It is advised to inform your doctor about any intake of medications before taking the test.
Report available: Turn around time for the result is 24 hours.
Any individual suffering from the symptoms of thyroid like hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism should take the test.