A thyroid screening test is used to measure thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) levels to see if the thyroid is functioning properly. Learn more about thyroid screening guidelines, including when doctors recommend thyroid screening for newborns.
Types of thyroid disorders are defined by whether the thyroid functions too little (hypothyroidism), too much (hyperthyroidism) or becomes affected by an autoimmune disorder. Learn more about how doctors approach treatment for each type of thyroid disease.
Thyroid disorders treatment can include medications like iodine or levothyroxine to supplement thyroid hormone production. Learn more about treatment options for thyroid disorders and which one might be right for you.
Get information you might not know about thyroid disease, including types of thyroid disorders, symptoms of thyroid disorders in females, and how symptoms like losing weight and bulging eyes might indicate thyroid disease.