Women are more than 10 times as likely as men to suffer from Thyroid Dysfunction

TSH or Thyroid Stimulating Hormone is produced by the pituitary gland present at the base of the brain. TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) regulates the functioning of thyroid gland and the production of T3 and T4 hormones through it. T3 and T4 regulate multiple functions of the body including metabolism, energy generation and mood control.

3. Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism

In a way, pituitary gland and thyroid gland function together to produce the optimum level of T3 and T4 hormones in the body. When a higher amount of TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) is produced, a condition called hyperthyroidism may occur. A person suffering from hyperthyroidism may lose weight, have tremors or feel anxious. If a lower level of TSH is produced, a person may experience weight gain, lack of energy, depressive mood, dry skin and some other ailments. This condition is called hypothyroidism 2% of population suffer from hypothyroidism.

3. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism

For patients with symptoms of thyroid disorder TSH test may be ordered alone or as a part of Thyroid Function Test or Thyroid Profile.

TSH Test is quite inexpensive and home collection can be arranged. If you want to get tested, please book on labsadvisor.com or call 08882668822. Home collection available across India.

To know more about the tests, go to thyroid function test description page by LabsAdvisor.com

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