Diagnostic Tests For Hypothyroidism

A comprehensive thyroid check should include evaluation of signs and symptoms in combination with advanced thyroid lab tests for hypothyroidism and Hashimoto’s disease in order to make a proper diagnosis. The treatment cannot be successful without a correct diagnosis. Lab tests help to identify the thyroid problem and make necessary changes to restore the thyroid function. Evaluation of the symptoms combined with appropriate lab testing is the best approach to make a diagnosis. Thyroid tests … [Read more...]

Causes Of Hypothyroidism In Women

A guest article written by Marina Gutner, PhD from Thyroid Blog Outsmart Disease Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder caused by a deficiency of thyroid hormone. Dr Datis Kharrazian describes 22 causes of hypothyroidism, however only 6 of them can be diagnosed using standard thyroid blood testing. Primary hypothyroidism occurs when the thyroid gland fails to produce thyroid hormones necessary to meet the body’s metabolic needs. Secondary hypothyroidism is caused either by … [Read more...]

Underactive thyroid in women

Hypothyroidism is a common endocrine disorder resulting from deficiency of thyroid hormones. If the thyroid gland does not secrete enough thyroid hormones the body requires then the metabolism slows down and the woman becomes hypothyroid. Hashimoto's thyroiditis is the most common autoimmune disease and cause of hypothyroidism in North America and other industrialized countries. This health condition runs in the family and occurs six times more often in women than in men. In Hashimoto's … [Read more...]

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