By Mary Shomon in About Health.
As a thyroid patient, it’s not only a challenge to get a doctor to run more than the Thyroid Stimulating Hormone (TSH) test, but it’s a challenge to understand and interpret thyroid test results once you get them.
Let’s take a look at the different thyroid tests, what they’re measuring, and what they mean, starting with the TSH test.
WHAT DOES IT MEASURE ?
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone measures a pituitary hormone that is a messenger to the thyroid gland.
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