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Thyroid Testing Chicago IL

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

Thyroid Panel Test Labs in Chicago, Illinois

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 Chicago, IL

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

111 N Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60602

LabCorp

111 N. Wabash Avenue (Ste 1710)
Chicago, IL 60602

Quest Diagnostics

1431 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60622

Quest Diagnostics

1460 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL 60642

LabCorp

233 E Erie St (Ste 602)
Chicago, IL 60611

Quest Diagnostics

2800 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL 60657

Quest Diagnostics

3000 N Halsted
Chicago, IL 60657

Quest Diagnostics

4126 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641

Quest Diagnostics

4801 W Peterson Ave
Chicago, IL 60646

LabCorp

6191 N Canfield Ave
Chicago, IL 60631

LOCATION CLOSED - Quest Diagnostics

8751 S Greenwood Ave
Chicago, IL 60619

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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 Chicago, IL 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 Chicago, IL?

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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