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Free And Total Thyroid Profile (T3,T4, FT3, FT4,TSH)

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    The Free and Total Thyroid Profile test is a group of tests used to detect or diagnose thyroid disorders.

    The thyroid gland plays a major role in the metabolism, growth, and development of the human body. It helps to regulate numerous body functions by constantly releasing a steady amount of thyroid hormones into the bloodstream. 

    The Free and Total Thyroid Profile test measures the levels of triiodothyronine (T3), thyroxine (T4), free T3, free T4, and thyroid-stimulating hormones (TSH) in blood. If these levels are not within the normal range, it can be a sign of thyroid disease. Decreased levels of thyroid hormones are seen in hypothyroidism, whereas hyperthyroidism is characterised by an increase in levels of thyroid hormones.

    The Free and Total Thyroid Profile test is done:

    • To assess the functioning of the thyroid gland.
    • To detect thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism.
    • To determine the cause of a thyroid condition.
    • To assess the efficacy of ongoing thyroid treatment.

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    To take the blood sample, a tourniquet (elastic) band is placed tightly on the upper arm. The patient is asked to make a fist. This helps in the buildup of blood filling the veins and it becomes easy to collect the blood. The skin is cleaned before inserting the needle in the vein in order to prevent bacteria from entering. The needle is then inserted into the vein in the arm and the blood sample is collected in the vacutainer.
    Hypothyroidism refers to an underactive thyroid. It is a condition in which the thyroid gland is not able to produce sufficient thyroid hormones. The symptoms of hypothyroidism are not noticeable at an early stage. If left untreated, it can cause various health problems that include obesity, joint pain, infertility, and heart disease.
    Hyperthyroidism refers to an overactive thyroid. It is a condition in which the thyroid gland produces an excess of thyroid hormones. Hyperthyroidism can occur due to various conditions such as Grave’s disease, consuming excess iodine, inflammation of thyroid gland (thyroiditis), tumors of ovaries or testes, benign tumors of the thyroid or pituitary gland, and in cases if large amount of T4 is consumed through dietary supplements or medication.
    The signs of an underactive thyroid include slow heart rate, weight gain, enlarged thyroid, dry skin, constipation, trouble tolerating cold, pain in the muscle and joints, puffy skin, thinning of hair, hair loss, fatigue, depression, forgetfulness, heavy or irregular menstrual periods, and infertility in women.
    The signs of an overactive thyroid include rapid heart rate, anxiety, weight loss, difficulty in sleeping, tremors in the hands, muscle weakness, increased sweating, difficulty in tolerating heat, frequent bowel movements, puffiness around the eyes, dryness, irritation, excessive tearing, sensitivity to light, blurry double vision, bulging of eyes, and lighter or less frequent menstrual periods in women.
    The nutrients which are harmful to the thyroid gland include soy foods such as tofu, tempeh; certain vegetables like cabbage, broccoli, kale, cauliflower, spinach; fruits, and starchy plants such as sweet potatoes, peaches, strawberries; nuts and seeds like millet, peanuts, pine nuts, etc.
    Yes, please inform your doctor if you are taking any medicines or supplements as it might interfere with the test results.

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    • 36 Years of legacy and credibility in the healthcare industry.
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    • Affordable diagnostic solutions with timely and accurate test results.
    • Up to 60% discount on Doorstep Diagnostic Tests, Home Sample Collection.
    • An inventory of over 100+ laboratories, spread across the country, operating out of 50+ cities with 700+ collection centres, serving over 1800+ pin codes.

    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results

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