Ep.55 – Thyroid Function Test

Looks at:

  • thyroid stimlating hormone (TSH)
  • thyroxin T4
  • triiodothyronine T3

Used to diagnose:

  • depression (hypothyroidism)
  • mania (hyperthyroidism)
  • anxiety

If it is a mood disorder because of a medical condition, will refer to an endocrinologist to prescribe required drugs to balance hormones.

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