Complete Thyroid Hormone Profile
Most doctors only look at Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) alone to assess thyroid health. A compete thyroid Hormone Profile is a blood test to further assesses the function of the thyroid to understand the root of the issues and how to best help you find health and balance.
A complete hormone profile includes the thyroid output hormones free T3 and free T4 to assess whether you have enough thyroid hormones circulating in the body. Antibodies are also included to assess autoimmune conditions such as Hashimoto’s disease. Reverse T3 is also tested. This is a hormone that increases in response to stress and can affect how thyroid hormones are being utilized in the body.