Thyroid Test - £55.00
Autoimmune thyroid disease occurs when the immune system destroys the cells of the thyroid. Autoimmune thyroid disease include hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Symptoms of hypothyroidism include: weight gain, depression, mania, sensitivity to cold fatigue, panic attacks, high cholesterol, reactive hypoglycemia, constipation, migraines, muscle weakness, cramps, memory loss, infertility, hair loss. Symptoms of hyperthyroidism include: Weight loss, increased appetite, palpitations, high blood pressure, sweating, hand tremors, enlargement of the thyroid gland (goiter), muscle weakness, eye problems including inflammation, swelling of tissue surrounding the eye, bulging of the eye. As these conditions can be treated and once treated, the majority of people lead a normal life, testing would be appropriate.
Only a pin-prick blood sample is required for testing. Results are available within 10 working days.