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What Is Assay Thyroid Stim Hormone Test
A hormone (from greek ὁρμή, "impetus") is a chemical released by a cell or a gland in one part of the body that sends out messages that affect cells in other parts of the organism. Only a little amount of hormone is required to alter cell metabolism. In essence, it is a chemical messenger that transports a signal from ...Read more
I'm going for a physical soon. I'm a 54 yo woman. What tests should I have done? Should I request hormones & thyroid to be checked? I'm healthy & feel good.
History & physical: A good history, backed up by thorough physical exam, provides doc with clues for conditions that should be given further attention. Providing family & personal histories of illnesses/conditions will further suggest what tests may be needed. If you have specific concerns, voice them to the doc so they may also be addressed. Take list of rx & otc meds & supplements you may take, dosage, & purpose. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is Myxedema? If one got thyroid hormone test results as normal, could they still have Myxedema if symptoms are prominent?
I had severe post pardym depression w my 2 kids. My youngest is 2.5, I am 34. I am not myself. Could it hormones? Thyroid? What tests r needed?
I had a hormone imbalance-test, and thyroid. Improving now. I gained weight in strange areas - groin and mid-section. Once my hormones are balanced will my fat distribution return as it was before?
I don't know: which of your body's thousands of hormones you're referring to and what an imbalance test is. You need to provide much more information before I can give you an answer. If you gained weight, you still need to burn off those calories (3500 to the pound) to lose the weight again. Try talking w/your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Your TSH level is higher than normal and suggests thyroid deficiency. Please consult with your doctor to see if thyroid supplementation is warranted. ...Read more
Now: Before ttc, you should have a thyroid test to make sure there is no thyroid problem. If there is, you would want to treat it to improve your chance of conceiving. ...Read more
On cd2 i did ultrasound an they found small follicle on ovary only 3 and my hormone test is normal also, thyroid is normal what does it mean ?
Not much: All these findings are probably normal, work up will depend on symptoms. ...Read more
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