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July 13, 2020 Hypothyroidism Test0

Undetected low levels of thyroid hormone can increase your risk of cardiovascular disease by slowing down your body’s vital functions. You should test for hypothyroidism when you are detecting even the most subtle changes in your body’s performance. Don’t discount the nonspecific signs of hypothyroidism and write these symptoms off as daily stress and fatigue.



Women suffering from hypothyroidism who are trying to get pregnant and maintain a pregnancy face difficult medical challenges. Low thyroid function or uncontrolled hypothyroidism before and during pregnancy can present serious complications. When your body doesn’t produce enough thyroid hormone, important bodily functions are slowed.



Thyroid hormone replacement therapy has become the most common and reliable treatment of hypothyroidism. Treating infertility – including recurrent miscarriage – is benefited through the use of hormone replacement therapy. The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland found in the lower part of your neck. This gland plays a major role in correctly regulating your metabolism and energy.



Dr. Hugh Melnick specializes diagnostic testing for Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis. To determine what causes a patient’s immune system to mistakenly attack its own healthy thyroid gland is a very intricate testing and evaluation process. Dr. Hugh Melnick can help you pinpoint the origins of your Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – as well as any intensifying lifestyle factors – when designing a personalized hormone replacement therapy plan.



A unique thyroid condition known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – or autoimmune thyroiditis – is one of the most common forms of hypothyroidism. Patients suffering from Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis have an underactive thyroid gland and test positive for anti-thyroid antibodies. Dr. Hugh Melnick can help you pinpoint the origins of your Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis – as well as any intensifying lifestyle factors – when designing a personalized hormone replacement therapy plan.



You may experience depression when the levels of your thyroid hormones are low. This is because your body’s natural functions slow down and lag. Low thyroid function is diagnosed with a physical exam, a comprehensive blood test panel, BBT monitoring, and thyroflex nerve conduction velocity testing. Dr. Hugh Melnick always considers the role an underactive thyroid may play when his fertility patients are experiencing depression.




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