Thyroid Hormone Replacement Therapy

February 25, 2020

Understand these Crucial Hormones

Your endocrine system generates a multitude of hormones that serve crucial functions in your body. One of the most important is the thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). Created in the pituitary gland, TSH is a precursor hormone. This means TSH is essential for the thyroid gland to release its hormones thyroxin (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3). It is also essential that the body have enough free T3 and free T4 available.

If you’d like to know more about TSH, please call (832) 532-0050 or reach us online.

TSH, Free T3 and Free T4 Levels

Having balanced levels of TSH, free T3 and free T4 is crucial for your thyroid health and overall wellness. In addition, checking reverse free T3 levels and thyroid antibodies can be included in a comprehensive thyroid exam. Both high TSH levels and low TSH levels can cause serious health problems.

TSH, T3 and T4 imbalance can cause serious health problems and numerous symptoms. Most of these symptoms are signs of hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism:

  • Weight gain
  • Fatigue
  • Hair loss
  • Insomnia
  • Depression
  • Constipation
  • Memory loss
  • Rapid heart beat
  • Weakness
  • Swelling

Thyroid Hormone Replacement

Correcting your TSH, T3 and T4 levels revolves around supplementing your natural thyroid production. This is done with bioidentical hormone replacement therapy, or BHRT. BHRT uses free T3 and free T4 that’s chemically identical to what your body produces to naturally rejuvenate your thyroid.

Get Tested Now

If you’re experiencing a number of seemingly unrelated symptoms you may be suffering from TSH, T3 or T4 imbalance. Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism can make life extremely difficult, so it’s of the utmost importance to you have TSH levels checked.

If you’re interested in a BHRT consultation, please call (832) 532-0050 or contact us online right away.

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