Our thyroid gland produces such hormones that are essential for our body’s function. When your thyroid gland produces excessive or insufficient thyroid hormones, that state is called a thyroid disease. There are six major types of thyroid disorder, and the symptoms differ depending on the type of thyroid disease you have. Thyroid disease can cause several health concerns if not detected early or treated well. This is why it is important to make sure whether your thyroid glands are operating well or not. Only a thyroid profile test can ensure that your thyroid gland is in good health. Thyroid profile test cost is now available from Rs. 300.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
What is a thyroid profile test?
Thyroid profile test includes a bunch of medical tests that will help to examine whether your thyroid gland is working properly. This test also helps to identify exactly which thyroid disease you have.
What tests are included in the thyroid profile test?
Our thyroid profile test packages include 3 to 66 essential tests that help detect a thyroid disorder. Some of the tests are as follows:
- Total triiodothyronine (T3)
- Total thyroxine (T4)
- Thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH)
- Free triiodothyronine (FT3)
- Free thyroxine (FT4)
- Anti thyroglobulin antibody (ATG)
- Anti microsomal antibody (AMA)
When should I go for a thyroid profile test?
You should go for the thyroid profile test if you are noticing symptoms of hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism.
What are the benefits of thyroid profile test?
- It helps to examine your thyroid gland to detect any abnormalities.
- It helps to determine the potentiality of developing any thyroid disorder.
- It also helps to monitor the effectiveness of treatment for pre-existing thyroid disease.
What is hypothyroidism?
When your thyroid cannot produce enough thyroid hormone, this state is called underactive thyroid or hypothyroidism.
What is hyperthyroidism?
When your thyroid gland produces too much of thyroid hormones, this condition is called overactive thyroid or hyperthyroidism. Hyperthyroidism may occur due to several underlying health concerns.
What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism?
The symptoms of hyperthyroidism may include weight loss, rapid heart rate, tremors in hands, puffiness around the eyes, increased sweating, infrequent menstrual period (in women), diarrhea and anxiety.
What are the symptoms of hypothyroidism?
The symptoms of hypothyroidism may include weight gain, slow heart rate, dry skin, tiredness, muscle pain, trouble tolerating cold temperature, heavy menstrual bleeding (in women), constipation, hair loss, and depression.
Which nutrients are harmful for your thyroid gland?
Broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, spinach, sweet potato, tofu, strawberries, peaches, pine nuts, peanuts, and millet are considered as harmful for thyroid gland.
Should I take my thyroid tablet before the thyroid test?
No. If you are taking medicines for an existing thyroid disease, you should take it after the blood sample collection.
What is the cost of a thyroid profile test?
Thyroid profile tests are now available for as little as Rs.300.
Do you need to fast for thyroid profile test?
You do not need to fast before the thyroid profile test. However, if you have any other tests along with this test then you might be required to fast.
Do you offer home sample collection facilities?
Yes. you can avail the benefits of home sample collection facilities.