Category Archives for "Hashimoto’s Articles"

Thyroid Blood Tests – Thyroglobulin

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

ThyroglobulinThyroglobulin is a normal protein produced by the thyroid gland. It is not normally tested in the case of auto-immune thyroid disease. As some thyroid cancers can also produce it, it is often used following cancer treatment or thyroid removal to ensure that no cancerous cells remain.Please note, elevated levels of thyroglobulin DO NOT necessarily […]

Continue reading

Thyroid Blood Tests – TSH

By Cindy Kennedy | Hashimoto's Articles

Thyroid Stimulating HormoneTSH will most likely be the first blood test ordered by your doctor. It measures the amount of TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) that is available in your blood.TSH is a hormone, or messenger chemical, released by the Pituitary Gland in your brain. It tells the thyroid to release more thyroid hormone into the […]

Continue reading