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Thyroid labs Archive

Hyperthyroidism and Grave’s Disease

Grave’s Disease is not given enough attention in social media. So, I decided to do a more basic explanation of what to do if you were diagnosed with hyperthyroidism. Unfortunately, conventional medicine treats different autoimmune diseases (presentations) as if there were completely different issues with unknown causes (unknown etiology). Functional medicine considers different root causes

Functional vs Normal Labs

There are two lab ranges that coexist: pathological lab range and functional lab range. The pathological lab ranges are used to diagnose and see the progress of the disease. The functional lab range is used to see the first markers of the disease development. When I see a new patient and I hear “My previous

Hypothyroid Symptoms

There are several main symptoms of low thyroid function, according to a recent study “Hypothyroid symptoms and the likelihood of overt thyroid failure: a population-based case–control study.” Figuring out if you have any of these symptoms helps in defining the need for further laboratory work-up. 1. Fatigue 2. Dry skin 3. Shortness of breath 4.