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Thyroid hormones

Examination of thyroid hormones

Disguise weight, you are constantly tired and you're cold? Or the opposite: schudłaś suddenly, you're irritable, heart pounding you, it is too hot and you sweat excessively?
Warning! These may be symptoms of thyroid problems

This small gland produces hormones controlling the operation of the whole organism. If you start them produce too little or too much, a disorder of the metabolism and the deregulation of work of various organs and body systems.
Warning! Be sure to select the GP and tell what's wrong with you. Refer you to the test to help diagnose the problem.

What blood test may commission a doctor in case of problems with the thyroid?

TSH - pituitary hormone that controls the thyroid gland.

Norm: 0,4-4,0 mIU / L

When a doctor suspects thyroid problems, directs this examination, first. This is a basic, highly sensitive and accurate test.
Warning! TSH reduction can attest to this gland hyperactivity, and increased its hypothyroidism. If the result is abnormal, obtained a referral to an endocrinologist and further tests. Before the TSH test does not need to be fasting.
FT4, FT3

FT4 - free thyroxine

Norm: 10-25 pmol / L (8-20 ng / l)

FT3 - free triiodothyronine

Norm: 2,25-6 pmol / l (1.5-4 ng / l)

Marking the so-called. free thyroid hormones is carried out when the TSH value is not within the normal range. Thanks perform FT3 and FT4 test can accurately assess thyroid disorders such as hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.
Warning! This test is also helpful in detecting thyroid cancer. The research profile of the thyroid are also T3, T4, but do not have the same importance in the diagnosis of FT3 and FT4 like. These studies should also be performed before a planned pregnancy
Anti-TPO antibodies, TRAB

Anti-TPO antibodies against thyroid peroxidase.

TRAb anti-TSH receptor.

Lack of standard reference range, the result evaluates physician.

The presence of thyroid antibodies indicates pending at this gland inflammation. Anti-TPO is the diagnosis of autoimmune inflammation of the thyroid with, including Hashimoto's thyroiditis (possibly Graves Basedov).

High titers of antibodies to receptor TSK, TRAB found in the case of inflammation of the thyroid disease Graves Basedov.

Treatment with hypothyroidism

After this treatment should stay in bed. It involves 2-hourly wraps, horsetail and 4-hour wraps with "herbs Swedish", as well as 3x daily drinking tea follows with 1 teaspoon "Swedish Herbs" 1/2 hour before eating and 1/2 teaspoon after eating:


  • 50 g of linseed
  • wrack 60 g
  • rosehip 20
  • Veronica officinalis 20 g
  • Icelandic moss 20 g
  • walnut leaves 20 g
  • hyssop herb 20 g
  • wild mallow (root) 60 g
  • yellow bedstraw 50 g

Preparation: 1-2 tablespoons of herbs infuse in 1.2 liters of water.

What is needed is peace of mind and lack of excessive exercise. You can not eat the food of animal origin and have to give up any stimulants.

Good results (study by German scientists) with hypothyroidism gives treatment with sea water (iodine).

During the treatment consumes 3-4 times a day slowly, in small sips 1 cup (150 -200 mL) of seawater, diluted half and half with fresh water. You can drink it hot or cold. The treatment should last 3-4 months. Sea water for spa packages should be levied on the high seas of 50-60 km from the shore.

Carrot treatment for hyperthyroidism

Hyperthyroidism is accompanied by a deficiency of vitamin A. Therefore, it can be carried out (gives very good results) treatment carrot:

  • drink 3 times a day 1 cup of carrot juice (good mixing with saliva each mouthful).

It is also recommended foods that contain vitamin B (yeast) and E (wholemeal bread, porridge, sprouted wheat, bran), the juice of the nettle and dandelion.

At the early states of over-or hypothyroidism can be used four times a week cold washing of the upper body and 2 times a week with warm foot bath or whole body in a decoction of pine needles with buds of pine at the root of valerian (bath boil 50 grams of herbs 15 minutes). After the bath take a cold shower.

At the heart neuroses and anxieties should be used for 1-2 minutes bath forearms.


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