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Thyroid stimulating hormone(TSH) test is performed to evaluate the amount of TSH in the blood. The pituitary gland produces it. 2 types of hormones are the thyroid gland, i.e. Thyroxine and triiodothyronine. If the pituitary gland produces more TSH, the thyroid will produce more hormones. These two glands work together to produce the right amount of hormones. If this system is disrupted, the thyroid gland will produce either too much or too low amount of hormones. This test is often used to determine the cause of abnormal thyroid hormone levels.
List of medications that could interfere with TSH results:
3. Potassium iodine.
TSH test is used with T3 and T4 to:
1. Diagnose a thyroid disorder with sign and symptoms.
2. Evaluate the function of the pituitary gland.
3. Monitor thyroid replacement therapy.
4. Monitor anti-thyroid treatment in people with hyperthyroidism.
Thyroid stimulating hormone test is ordered when a person has a sign and symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include:
2. Weight loss.
5. Increased heart rate.
6. Difficulty in sleeping.
7. Light sensitivity.
8. Visual disturbances.
10. Bulging of the eyes.
Symptoms of hypothyroidism include:
1. Hair loss.
3. Dry skin.
4. Weight gain.
5. Puffy skin.
6. Fertility problems in women.
8. Cold intolerance.
AreYouHealthy offers Thyroid Stimulating Hormone(TSH) test at low rate. For booking and queries, you can call us on +917289-87-6363. For online booking visit www.areyouhealthy.in and fill up the application form. Once the form is submitted our assistance will call you to offer a convenient slot for an appointment. The payment can be paid at the time of sample collection. The test result will be updated in 2-3 working days in your registered email id. Rs 75 will be charged extra for hard copies.
FASTING TYPE: NON FASTING
SAMPLE TYPE: SERUM
NORMAL RANGE: 0.30 – 5.5