Thyroid Blood Testing

Thyroid Blood Testing

The current blood testing methods simply do not tell the whole story. 75 % of your thyroid hormone is in the skin, muscle and brain, so how then is it possible to get an accurate measurement on thyroid function from your blood? The other issue is that TSH, the standard blood test used to establish […]

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Accurate Thyroid Function Tests

Accurate Thyroid Function Tests

Article 004# – The Lucy Rose Clinic The accurate diagnosis of your thyroid function is imperative if you want to lead a thoroughly healthy life. So how do you find out what’s really going on? When you don’t feel well, you go to your health professional and explain your symptoms to them. They often ask […]

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Thyroid Cancer

Thyroid Cancer

Article 003# – The Lucy Rose Clinic Cancer is estimated to be the leading cause of the burden of disease in Australia. So what is thyroid cancer? Thyroid cancer occurs when abnormal cells within the thyroid gland grow in an uncontrolled way. The thyroid is a gland located at the base of the throat near […]

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Too little or too much Hormone

Too little or too much Hormone

    Article 002# – The Lucy Rose Clinic If your thyroid gland is functioning correctly it will regulate your hormones that are needed to ensure a balanced rate of metabolism. Your pituitary gland secretes TSH, which stimulates the thyroid to produce T3, T4, and calcitonin, within your bloodstream. In a healthy individual your pituitary […]

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What is the Thyroid?

What is the Thyroid?

Article 001# – The Lucy Rose Clinic The Thyroid is a Butterfly shaped, hormonal gland that sits at the front of your throat. It sits just below your Adams apple and has two lobes that sit either side of your wind pipe. The Thyroid manages your weight, your mood, your energy, your temperature and your […]

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