How do you test for low thyroid function?

Answer A common disease in women, hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland cannot maintain sufficient levels of T3 and T4 hormones in the blood. Because T3 and T4 play a major role in regu... Read More »

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I am getting a blood test to check my thyroid function. What will happen next?

The results will tell whether your thyroid is normal, underactive or overactive. If it's under or over, your doctor will put you on medication to correct it. If it's normal, he'll have to start l... Read More »

What is considered low thyroid function?

Low thyroid function is also known as hypothyroidism. This condition may cause many adverse health effects. It is important to learn the symptoms of low thyroid function, as early detection is key ... Read More »

Can low thyroid function cause yeast infections?

Women are the most common suffers of yeast infections. Yeast infections are usually caused by medications, uncontrolled diabetes, and hormonal changes due to pregnancy, birth control pills and meno... Read More »

What does low function of thyroid blood work mean?

Everyone has a thyroid gland. Proper thyroid function is essential for metabolic function. Low thyroid function levels indicate inadequate amounts of thyroid hormones in the body. Treatment is avai... Read More »