Blood test at home | Medical Laboratory | TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)

Contact us at 514 975-5226 for a blood test at home for the purpose of evaluating your TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone).

Test TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone)
Description

Produced by the pituitary gland.

Testing moment

No fasting needed prior to blood sampling.

Low values causes
  • Hyperthyroidism (the accelerated functioning of the thyroid gland)
  • Too high a dosage of the thyroid hormones supplements (e.g. Synthroid)
  • Problems at the level of the pituitary gland
  • Pregnancy
  • Certain drugs
High values causes
  • Hypothyroidism (the slow functioning of the pituitary gland)
  • Too weak of adosage of the thyroid hormones supplements (e.g. Synthroid) or their inadequate intake
  • Problems at the level of the pituitary gland
Notes

Stress and the intake of certain drugs should be avoided prior to sampling.

To make an appointment for a blood test at home in order to assess your TSH (Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone), Call 514 975-5226 .

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