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Testing your Thyroid with Thyroflex by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:04pm On April 21st, 2009 the Dr. Phil Show will be discussing the use of Thyroflex testing to look at thyroid function and the use of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. I have been using Thyroflex for about one and half years now to assess the function of the thyroid in my patients.  What I find is that the results of this test corre ... Read on »
Testing your Thyroid with Thyroflex by Gina Nick Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 15 Jun 2009 6:27pm On April 21st, 2009 the Dr. Phil Show will be discussing the use of Thyroflex testing to look at thyroid function and the use of Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy. I have been using Thyroflex for about one and half years now to assess the function of the thyroid in my patients.  What I find is that the results of this test corre ... Read on »
Test your own thyroid by Dr. William D. Medical Doctor Posted Mon 07 Sep 2009 10:02pm 134 people responded to the latest Heart Scan Blog poll: When I ask my doctor to test my thyroid, he/she: Accommodates me without question 45 (33%) Questions why, but orders the tests 49 (36%) Refuses because you seem "healthy" 20 (14%) Refuses without explanation 4 (2%) Ridicules your request 16 (11%) That's bette ... Read on »
Beat the NHS Queues with this Private Thyroid Testing by Kodjoworkout Posted Sun 23 Feb 2014 2:20pm What is Medichecks? Medichecks is the UK’s leading provider of online blood tests and health screens.  Corporate clients include Sports Direct, the BBC and Investors in People.  Medichecks offer tests and screens for over 1200 conditions which are assessed by accredited laboratories.  If you need help or advice on choosing a blood test such ... Read on »
Basic Thyroid Tests You Should Receive or Ask For by Ciara .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Jan 2009 3:47pm A lot of doctors tend to base whether or not you have thyroid disease SOLELY on TSH (thyroid stimulating hormone) tests. This was probably the reason mine was not discovered for a long time, because it was always in the normal range. If it had not been for the doctor that discovered my kidney stone, after years of being told I had only UTIs (ur ... Read on »
My Thyroid Tests Results Are So ‘Exceptionally Normal’ That They Are ‘Fairly Uncommon’ by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 1:24pm I wonder how many people actually know where their thyroid glands are I’ve heard it over and over again over the years from so many well-meaning people, especially women, who have struggled to get their weight under control: ” I just can’t seem to lose any weight at all, so it must be my thyroid.” The frustration of doing everything ri ... Read on »
DNA Analysis Could Boost Accuracy Of Thyroid Tests by Albin P. Doctor of Pharmacy Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:39pm Source: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/sections/genetics/ By fine-tuning “fine-needle aspiration” biopsies with a super-fast genetic microarray technology, a team of surgeons from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City says they can greatly enhance the accuracy of these tests. “For patients with wor ... Read on »
My Thyroid Tests (Take I) by Angela Williams-Dunford Posted Fri 08 Jan 2010 8:17am Wednesday I got back the results of all the tests that the regular doc put in for me based on my holistic doc’s request. I am still waiting on my saliva test results for adrenal function, done at a different lab (and on my dime) and I will have to take the hormonal tests on the 21st. There are a few tests I may have to purchase from a lab o ... Read on »
Thyroid lab tests explained in under 150 words by pathologystudent Posted Thu 14 Jan 2010 8:28am Q. I have been trying to figure out the two basic thyroid lab tests, TSH and T4. If you have a high TSH and a low T4 does that mean that the pituitary gland is going crazy to reach homeostasis but the thyroid is not responding? And inversely, if the T4 is high and the TSH is low does that mean for some reason the thyroid is working overtim ... Read on »
Are conventional thyroid function tests as reliable as we’re led to believe? by Dr. John B. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 27 Mar 2009 9:26am This morning, I saw this piece of news on the BBC website which reports on the accusation some doctors (endocrinologists) have leveled that some doctors are misdiagnosing and mistreating thyroid disease. The main gripe appears to be the fact that some doctors are willing to entertain the diagnosis of low thyroid function (hypothyroidism), even when ... Read on »