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Thyroid Testing El Paso TX

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

Thyroid Panel Test Labs in El Paso, Texas

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 El Paso, TX

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

10470 Vista Del Sol Dr
El Paso, TX 79925

LabCorp

10555 Vista Del Sol Dr (Ste 110)
El Paso, TX 79925

LOCATION CLOSED - LabCorp

1700 E. Cliff
El Paso, TX 79902

Quest Diagnostics

1810 Murchison Dr
El Paso, TX 79902

Quest Diagnostics

1831 N Zaragoza Road
El Paso, TX 79936

Quest Diagnostics

1900 N Oregon St
El Paso, TX 79902

LOCATION CLOSED - LabCorp

4801 Alberta Av. D-14
El Paso, TX 79905

Quest Diagnostics

4930 Osborne Dr
El Paso, TX 79922

Quest Diagnostics

5255 Woodrow Bean Transmountain Drive
El Paso, TX 79924

Quest Diagnostics

7101 Gateway Blvd W
El Paso, TX 79925

LabCorp

7420 Remcon Circle (Suite C1)
El Paso, TX 79912

Quest Diagnostics

840 E Redd Rd
El Paso, TX 79912

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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 El Paso, TX 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 El Paso, TX?

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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