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Thyroid Testing Lady Lake FL

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Reviewed By: Dr. Kurt Kloss, MD
Last Reviewed Date: Apr 24, 2019

Thyroid Panel Test Labs in Lady Lake, Florida

Thyroid problems are very common, with over 20 million Americans affected by some form of thyroid disease, according to the American Thyroid Association. Up to 60 percent of those people are unaware of their condition, a fact that places them at risk for serious health issues. For these reasons, monitoring thyroid health is a necessary element of good preventive health care. Being screened for thyroid problems isn't difficult, a simple blood test is all that is necessary, and these are easy to order at any of our top-quality thyroid test lab partners.

Thyroid Test Labs Near Me in Lady Lake, FL

Measure your thyroid function without a visit to the doctor. We work with both Quest Diagnostics and LabCorp. See if there is alocation near you below:

Quest Diagnostics

11962 County Rd-101
Lady Lake, FL 32162

Quest Diagnostics

1580 Santa Barbara Blvd
Lady Lake, FL 32159

Quest Diagnostics

516 N. Hwy. 27/441
Lady Lake, FL 32159

LabCorp

8575 Ne 138 Lane 201
Lady Lake, FL 32159

LabCorp

924 Bichara Blvd
Lady Lake, FL 32159

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What, exactly, are thyroid problems?

Thyroid function can be disturbed by issues like autoimmune disease, thyroid inflammation, growths called thyroid nodules, medications or, rarely, thyroid cancer, among other causes. These factors can cause either of two basic types of thyroid dysfunction; Hypothyroidism or Hyperthyroidism. Hypothyroidism is when the thyroid gland is under-active, producing less thyroid hormones (called T3 and T4) than the body needs. In hyperthyroidism, the thyroid becomes over-active, producing excessive amounts of T3 and T4. Since thyroid hormones affect every major system in the body, both can lead to serious health consequences. Regular visits to a thyroid panel test lab near Lady Lake, FL to check up on thyroid health can ensure that thyroid problems are caught early to enable prompt treatment.

  • Graves' disease, a condition that causes an overactive thyroid (hyperthyroidism) is found in approximately 1 percent of the population.
  • Hypothyroidism (under-active thyroid) is more common especially among women. About 10% of women over 65 have this disorder.

So what do you need to know about thyroid testing at a thyroid panel test lab near Lady Lake, FL?

Thyroid panel tests measure the amounts of specific thyroid hormones and other markers to evaluate how well your thyroid gland is working. Depending on the tests ordered, results may include levels of TSH, or thyroid stimulating hormone, and total and/or free T3 and T4, as well as indicators of autoimmune disease, among other factors related to thyroid function.

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