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What is thyroid stimulating hormone?

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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Thyroid regulator

It's the hormone from the pituitary gland that makes the thyroid work harder.

In brief: Thyroid regulator

It's the hormone from the pituitary gland that makes the thyroid work harder.
Dr. Melissa Young
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Dr. Robert Lang
It is the most sensitive test for diagnosing hypothyroidism
Dr. William Schroeder
Thyroid stimulating hormone is part of a complex feedback loop that attempts to maintain thyroid function in a range that is beneficial to the person but avoids the adverse consequences of hypo- or hyperthyroidism. A TSH that is out of average range signals a thyroid problem
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