Thyroid Tests

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The thyroid is the bodies thermostat, controlling body temperature, growth rate and energy use. It controls the rate at which the body uses food and affects the operation of almost all bodily processes and organs. An under-functioning of the thyroid gland can result in a condition known as hypothyroidism.

Hypothroidism is thought to be one of the most under-diagnosed conditions in the world today, affecting children, adolescents and adults.

This disorder can produce many diverse symptoms including fatigue, weight gain, depression and constipation. The thyroid gland can also over-secrete thyroid hormones, resulting in

hyperthyroidism with symptoms ranging from weight loss and palpitations to anxiety and diarrhoea.

Signs and symptoms of Hypothyroidism

  • Constipation
  • Cold intolerance/ low body temperature
  • Depression
  • Dry, coarse or thick skin
  • Excessive fatigue
  • Goitre – enlarged, swollen and lumpy thyroid
  • Hair loss
  • Headaches (including migraines)
  • Infertility and impotence
  • Low sex drive
  • Menstrual/ menopausal problems
  • Unexplained weight gain or difficulty losing weight

Signs and symptoms of Hyperthyroidism

  • Anxiety
  • Breathlessness
  • Diarrhoea
  • Hair loss
  • Hyperactivity
  • Insomnia
  • Increased perspiration, intolerance to heat
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Palpitations
  • Protruding eyes
  • Vitiligo
  • Weight loss

Thyroid tests available

 

Test 1. Thyroid Plus – A Total Thyroid  Screen GEND27

The Thyroid Plus  measures the levels of all the different thyroid hormones in the blood.

TSH, Total T4, Free T4, Free T3. Thyroid antibodies -Anti-Thyroglobuilin antibodies and Peroxidase antibodies are also evaluated,  providing vital information necessary to detect underlying autoimmune conditions. This test now also includes reverse T3. (RT3)

Type of test

Blood

Before taking the test

No special requirements

Turnaround time

12 days

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Price: £150.00
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Test 2. Urine thyroid hormones GEND08

This sensitive test measures urine levels of the two thyroid hormones T3 and T4 over 24 hours and also reports on the T3:T4 ratio. As this is a more sensitive test it can be useful in picking up cases that are classed as subclinical hypothyroidism and may be missed.

Type of test

Urine collected over 24 hours

Before taking the test

No special requirements

Turnaround time

20 days

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Price: £107.00
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Test 3. Reverse T3 GEND07

The thyroid hormones are converted into their most active form T3 via a number of different reactions. Certain circumstances can impair this conversion resulting in increased levels of Reverse T3 (rT3) Although chemically similar to T3, reverse T3 is completely inactive and lowers the amount of the active thyroid hormones available to do their job.

Reverse T3 can be included in the total thyroid screen on request

Type of test

Blood

Before taking the test

No special requirements

Turnaround time

12 days

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Price: £65.00
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Test 4. Adrenal Thyroid Profile GEND05

This test is useful to assess the affect of stress levels and the impact they are having on your thyroid hormones as many of the symptoms of excessive stress can be equally due to thyroid dysfunction and stress itself can also have a

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Specimen requirements

4 saliva samples collected throughout the day

1 first thing in the morning urine sample

Before taking the test

No special requirements

Turnaround time

19 days

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Price: £160.00
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