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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…

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

Hypothyroidism affects many people. It is a condition with many potential symptoms, some more common than others. However, because everyone has different genetic makeup, nutritional inputs, exercise level, toxin exposure, etc., your individual set of symptoms will vary from those…