Thyroid Tests Directory
The thyroid glands help to regulate body hormones. Symptoms that indicate something may be wrong with your thyroid include weight gain, fatigue, depression, and more. Some thyroid tests that your doctor may perform are thyroid hormone tests, ultrasounds, antithyroid antibody test, and more. These tests will help your doctor know how to treat you most effectively. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how thyroid tests are performed and why, what to expect, what results mean, and much more.
What Is a TSH Test?
What does this test of the level of your thyroid stimulating hormone really tell you?
Endocrine Disorders: Types, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
WebMD explains what the endocrine system does, how endocrine disorders affect the body, and some specific things that can go wrong.
Diagnosing and Treating Graves' Disease
WebMD explains the diagnosis of and treatment options for Graves' disease.
Depression, the Thyroid, and Hormones
WebMD looks at the connection between depression, the thyroid gland, and other hormonal conditions. Find out what causes thyroid-related depression and how it’s treated.
Fatigued or Full Throttle: Is Your Thyroid to Blame?
Feeling all revved up, even at bedtime? Or maybe your throttle’s on idle with symptoms of depression, fatigue, and weight gain. In both cases, the root cause may be your thyroid.
Always Tired? Your Thyroid May Be to Blame
The thyroid is a small gland with a big job. Here's what you need to know about it.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: Thyroid Symptoms and Solutions
We look at hidden thyroid disorders, from symptoms to treatments, with pictures and illustrations.
The Thyroid (Human Anatomy): Picture, Function, Definition, Location in the Body, and More
WebMD's Thyroid Anatomy Page provides a detailed image of the thyroid as well as a definition and information related to the thyroid. Learn about the conditions that affect this organ as well as its function and location in the body.
Slideshow: Do You Have a Hormone Imbalance?
Do you always feel tired? Find out if you have a hormone imbalance.
Quiz: Could You Have a Thyroid Problem?
Are you gaining weight, tired, or depressed? Losing weight, irritable, or can’t sleep? It may be your thyroid. Take this quiz and find out more.
Quiz: The Secret Life of Hormones
Hormones impact just about everything in your body. How much do you know about these chemical messengers?