Man palpating his neck with thyroid gland superimposed on throat and text bubble saying confusing thyroid blood work: non-thyroidal illness

When your doctor assesses or treats your thyroid function, they will usually rely on blood work. In a lot of patients suffering from hypothyroidism, blood test results are confusing, and don’t follow the expected findings; one cause is non-thyroidal illness. Normal Testing Usually, testing is straightforward and results align with symptoms. In cases of hypothyroidism, we…

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