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Thyroid Testing and Treatments in Cincinnati, Ohio

Optimize your Thyroid.

The thyroid is responsible in taking certain nutrients that are consumed from the food we eat and supplements we take and converting it into thyroid hormones. These hormones are important in how your body uses energy, body temperature regulation, maintaining optimal health with the brain, heart, muscles, and other organs. Every cell in the body depends on thyroid hormones for regulating their metabolism.

Patients with suboptimal thyroid function are at an increased risk for:

What are the causes of Hypothyroidism or Low Thyroid function?

Symptoms of Hypothyroidism or Low Thyroid function

  • Weight gain or difficulty losing weight
  • Dry skin
  • Hair thinning/Hair loss or Hertogue’s Sign (eyebrow thinning)
  • Feeling cold (especially cold hands and feet)/heat intolerance
  • Constipation
  • Heavy periods or irregular bleeding
  • Goiter (swelling of the thyroid gland visible in the neck)
  • Anxiety/Depression
  • Arthralgias (muscle aches)
  • Headaches
  • Hoarseness
  • Fatigue or too tired to exercise
  • Fluid retention (swelling in face, hands, ankles, or feet)
  • Hypertension (elevated blood pressure)
  • Brain fog (memory loss/slowed thinking)

Process & Results

Thyroid Testing

Step 1.

The Consultation

Your initial consultation with one of our providers will begin with a thorough look into your past medical and surgical history, family history, and current medications, with specific attention paid to the symptoms you are struggling with. This visit will be billed to your insurance company.

Step 2.

Facilitate a Thyroid Panel

What is a comprehensive thyroid panel? The thyroid is best tested with a blood test. The labs that we look at include your TSH, Free T4, Free T3, Reverse T3, Thyroid peroxidase (TPO) and Anti-thyroglobulin antibodies.

Step 3.

Follow up & Results

We will see you back in the office in 1 to 2 weeks, review your test results and initiate therapy if appropriate. This visit is billed to your health insurance company. Diet, exercise, and optimal supplementation are all discussed as an important part of this treatment plan.

Testimonials

Thyroid

"Thank you, thank you, thank you to Dr. Thieman for listening to me and taking care of me these past few months. I am such a better version of myself now!"

-Margaret

Frequently Asked Questions.

Why is treatment with T4 unsuccessful in many patients?

My doctor told me that my low TSH would put me at risk for osteoporosis and atrial fibrillation. Is this true?

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