Tag: Thyroid hormone

18 May

Hormones Too High?

Hormones, Thyroid No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
This is the third in a series of articles on the basics of endocrinology. Hormone problems can occur if a gland makes too little or too much of a particular hormone. In my last article I discussed what happens when hormones are too low, such as with hypothyroidism, menopause or type 1 diabetes. But, problems can also occur when hormones are too high.
11 May

Hormones Down?

Diabetes, Hormones No Comments by Scott Isaacs MD
Hormonal balance means that the body is functioning at its best. But what can happen if this balance gets off track? Having a hormone problem means that your hormones are too high, too low or just don’t work right.
27 Jan

Borderline thyroid tests: When should you take thyroid medication?

When facing weight gain, people go to the doctor, suspect the thyroid, get the routine “TSH” test and are told it is probably not the problem. But often it is.