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Jane's Blog Subclinical Hypothyroid : What your Thyroid tests aren’t telling you

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Jane's Blog Subclinical Hypothyroid : What your Thyroid tests aren’t telling you

Have you been to the Doctor with all the symptoms of thyroid problems only to be told your blood tests are normal and there is nothing wrong with your thyroid? Subclinical hypothyroidism—is where you have all the signs of hypothyroidism but your lab tests are essentially normal. It is also referred to as mild thyroid failure, is diagnosed when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within the normal range, but thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is mildly elevated. Beware excess biotin in the blood (B vitamin often taken for hair growth ) can block hormone binding causing thyroid testing to be measured...

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Low Thyroid

Posted by Jane Jansen on

Low Thyroid

Have you been to the Doctor with all the symptoms of thyroid problems only to be told your blood tests are normal and there is nothing wrong with your thyroid? Subclinical hypothyroidism—is where you have all the signs of hypothyroidism but your lab tests are essentially normal. It is also referred to as mild thyroid failure, is diagnosed when peripheral thyroid hormone levels are within the normal range, but thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH) is mildly elevated. The pituitary gland produces Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH). When the levels of the thyroid hormones T3 and T4 are low, the pituitary gland sends...

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