Thyroid Profile
Includes 3 Components
Home Visit
Lab Visit
Rs. 690
Sample: Blood
Turnaround Time: Same Day
About Test:

A comprehensive thyroid profile is a blood test that helps to evaluate the functioning of the thyroid gland. The test is conducted to measure level of thyroid hormones in the blood. The thyroid profile helps inform patients & their doctors about healthy functioning of the thyroid gland, and alert them in case of the presence of excess or low levels of thyroid hormones, and autoimmune disorders.

Medical condition:

NA

Test preparation:

No test preparation is required

Components Included:

Free T3:

This blood test measures the usable or unbound T3. Protein levels do not affect free T3 levels, and thus they accurately indicate hypo (low levels) or hyperthyroidism (high levels).

Free T4:

This blood test measures the usable or unbound T4. Protein levels do not affect free T4 levels, and thus they accurately indicate hypo (low levels) or hyperthyroidism (high levels).

TSH:

This blood test measures levels of Thyroid Stimulating Hormone, which promotes the secretion of T3 and T4. Normal TSH rules out thyroid issues, but high levels are seen in hypothyroidism or pituitary disorders. Low levels are seen in hyperthyroidism, or hypothyroidism due to pituitary or hypothalamic issues. This test is also used to screen for hyperthyroidism in newborns.

About Disease

Role of the thyroid:

The thyroid is a very small gland, but it is quite important for our health. The two hormones secreted by the thyroid, T3 and T4, help to maintain body temperature, heart rate, as well as how it uses the energy we get from food. TSH, produced by the pituitary gland which regulates the other endocrine glands within the body, helps to maintain stable levels of these hormones within the body.

Issues with the Thyroid Hyperthyroidism:

Characterized by the presence of excess thyroid hormones. Symptoms include: Appetite change (decrease or increase), Fatigue, difficulty sleeping (insomnia), Frequent bowel movement, Heart palpitations, Increased sweating, Irritability, Tremors, Vision change, Weight loss/gain, Thinning of hair, Itching, and hives, Fertility problems, Shortness of breath, Dizziness

Hypothyroidism:

Characterized by lower levels of thyroid hormones. Symptoms include Fatigue, Increased sensitivity to cold, Constipation, Dry skin, Weight gain, Muscle/ joint weakness, High blood cholesterol, Thinning hair, Slowed heart rate, Depression, Impaired memory and Enlarged thyroid.

Thyroid Profile
Includes 3 Components
Test Code : FFT
Rs. 690
Sample: Serum
Turnaround Time: Same Day

Free Home Visit from Monday to Saturday

  • Per visit charge on Sundays will be Rs. 100 (in-case of a test that requires 2 visits, each visit will be charged Rs. 100).
  • Sunday visits will be taken subject to availability of time slots.
  • Free Home visits and Sunday rates are applicable for Mumbai, Navi Mumbai & Thane district.
  • Terms and Conditions Apply

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