About one in ten individuals will have some form of thyroid dysfunction during their lifetime, but about 60 percent of them will never have the issue identified. Thyroid problems tend to be even worse in exercise enthusiasts and hard charging individuals. With this complete thyroid function test, you’ll be able to pinpoint exactly how well your thyroid is working – and you’ll be able to find out far more than the standard thyroid panel from your physician will typically test for.
Because thyroid function has the greatest impact on overall metabolic rate, an optimally functioning thyroid can help maintain proper body composition and fat loss, and also energy levels, sleep, sports performance and much more.
Low thyroid levels can also reduce exercise capacity and cause excess weight gain, so managing thyroid function is also important for athletes and fitness enthusiasts.
Unfortunately, standard thyroid testing only looks at thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). But this Complete Thyroid Function Test analyzes TSH, free T3, free T4 and reverse T3 for a total picture of thyroid function. It also includes thyroid peroxidase (TPO) which can help identify the presence of an autoimmune condition such as Hashimotos.
Panels included in the Thyroid Function package include:
- Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH)
- Free T4
- Free T3
- Reverse T3
- Thyroid Peroxidase (TPO)
The process of testing is very easy. After you order, you’ll be given complete instructions to print your test instructions and simply bring to a lab and hand to a lab technician – along with easy-to-understand directions to find a lab in your area to have your test easily performed. Within just a few days, you’ll get the results sent to you, along with easy instructions for interpretation!
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