You should take this test if you experience…
✓ Weight gain
✓ Brain fog
✓ Hair thinning/loss
✓ Cold hands and/or feet
✓ Dry skin
✓ Brittle nails
Many people in our society are experiencing these types of symptoms, but have no idea it
could be related to the thyroid gland. According to the research, women are 5 to 8 times
more likely to develop low thyroid symptoms, and many of those cases go untreated. In
fact, the American Thyroid Association even reports that 60 percent of the population
remains undiagnosed. Testing your thyroid with a full detailed lab, including antibodies, is
the main way to see your thyroid status.
The following are symptoms that can be associated with low thyroid function:
The following are symptoms that can be associated with high thyroid function:
The following are included in this test:
TSH: Produced by the pituitary gland, TSH acts on the thyroid gland to stimulate
production of the thyroid hormone thyroxine (T4).
Free T4 – Thyroxine: The predominant hormone produced by the thyroid gland, T4 is
converted to its active form, T3, within cells.
Total T4 – Thyroxine: Total T4 includes both free T4 and protein-bound T4, and is an
indicator of the thyroid gland’s ability to synthesize, process and release T4 into the
Free T3 – Triiodothyronine: T3 is the active thyroid hormone that regulates the metabolic
activity of cells.
TPOab – Thyroid Peroxidase Antibodies: Thyroid peroxidase is an enzyme involved in
thyroid hormone production. The body produces antibodies, including TPOab, that attack
the thyroid gland in autoimmune thyroiditis and Hashimoto’s. Testing TPOab levels can
diagnose these conditions.
Tgbn – Thyroglobulin: A protein rich in tyrosine, the residues of which when bound to
iodine become the building blocks of T3 and T4. If iodine levels are low, thyroglobulin
accumulates, thus high levels indicate insufficient iodine for healthy thyroid function.
A kit will arrive to your door in 5-8 days, and results will be securely emailed to you within 10-14 days after you mail in your sample.
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