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Thyroid Testing Richmond VA

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

Thyroid Panel Test Labs in Richmond, Virginia

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 Richmond, VA

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:

LabCorp

10710 Midlothian Tpke (Ste 101)
Richmond, VA 23235

LabCorp

1500 North 28Th Street
Richmond, VA 23223

LabCorp

2500 Pocoshock Place 105-106
Richmond, VA 23235

LabCorp

5855 Bremo Road (Suite 303)
Richmond, VA 23226

LabCorp

7001 Forest Ave (Ste 202)
Richmond, VA 23230

LabCorp

7229 Forest Ave (Ste 210)
Richmond, VA 23226

LabCorp

7311 Boulder View Ln
Richmond, VA 23225

Quest Diagnostics

8002 Discovery Dr
Richmond, VA 23229

LabCorp

8040 Villa Park Dr
Richmond, VA 23228

Solstas / Quest Diagnostic

8921 Three Chopt Rd
Richmond, VA 23229

LabCorp

9220 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond, VA 23235

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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 Richmond, VA 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 Richmond, VA?

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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