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Thyroid Testing

Thyroid Testing

Before discussing the tests, we need to cover a few definitions:  T3 (triiodothyronine) – this is the active thyroid hormone.  rT3 (reverse T3) – an inactive form of T3 that blocks active T3 from reaching its receptors  T4 (thyroxine) –…

Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

Thyroid Function – Les Cole, MD

How Do The Thyroid Gland and Thyroid Hormones Work? Your Thyroid is a gland located in the front lower portion of your neck. It has two lobes just below and on either side of your larynx or Adam’s apple and…