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Do you think you have an underlying thyroid issue?
If you have thyroid symptoms—even after being tested—it’s worth your time to learn about the various symptoms and Thyroid blood tests needed to provide you with defined answers.
Schedule a FREE 30 minute thyroid consultation with us today.
Do you think you have an underlying thyroid issue, even after your doctor told you you’re normal? Many doctors will tell their patients they do not have any thyroid problems because their TSH blood test results fall within the practiced statistic. However, medical standards are almost 20 years outdated, and Thyroid blood tests expand further than just measuring your TSH levels.
Roughly 1 in 7 women between the ages of 20 – 65 have thyroid issues that are overlooked due to outdated medical standards. According to these medical standards practiced, the normal range for TSH values fall between 0.4 and 5.0. That’s a huge scale! Even if your blood results fall within these numbers, it still doesn’t define if you have an abnormal thyroid or not.
In 2001, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists spoke up and said the current standard of evaluating thyroid function is grossly ineffective causing many to go undiagnosed or improperly medicated; mainstream doctors do not run all the Thyroid blood tests needed to determine if you have thyroid problems.
What are signs of thyroid issues in women?
- The inability to lose weight, or an increase in weight gain.
- Anxiety, depression and mood swings.
- Feeling fatigued, even after getting 8 hours of sleep.
- Tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, muscle pain or joint pain.
- Chronic Constipation.
- Having cold hands and feet constantly.
- Snoring or having a hoarse voice.
- Brain fog, poor memory, focus and/or concentration.
- Fragile nails, crackling and/or dry skin.
- Excessive hair loss.
What is a comprehensive thyroid test?
In order to determine if you have thyroid abnormalities, taking a blood test that looks at all the different factors is vital.
Thyroid markers include:
- T3 Uptake
- Total T4
- Free T4
- Total T3
- Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody
- Thyroglobulin Antibody
Mainstream medical doctors only test TSH and possibly Free T4. They do not test all the other Thyroid factors that can possibly be causing your chronic and persistent symptoms.
Contact Dr. Ernesto Medina, DC for comprehensive Thyroid tests!
If you’re having chronic thyroid symptoms and would like to speak to a Doctor, schedule a FREE 30 minute thyroid consultation with us today.