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Thyrotropin Levels

  Thyrotropin releasing hormone (TRH) is secreted by hypothalamus region of the brain. The main function of thyrotropin is stimulation of pituitary gland for secretion of thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH). Thyroid stimulating hormone instructs the thyroid gland to produce and release varied kinds of thyroid hormones. TSH also contributes to better functioning of the thyroid […]

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Monocytes – Function, Normal Range

Our surrounding is composed of germs that can harm our bodies. When the germs get into our bodies, they can cause infections. Our immune system perceives these germs as foreign invaders that should be warded off. Our bodies have to fight these bacteria to keep us safe from illnesses. This role is played by the […]

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Low TSH Levels – What does it Mean?

TSH is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. This hormone is secreted to stimulate the release of thyroid hormones from the thyroid gland. TSH levels are raised in the case of hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism is characterized by low levels of the thyroid hormones, which in turn results in various clinical symptoms like weight gain, fatigue […]

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Estrogen Levels in Women

Estrogen is the primary sex hormone of females. It includes estriol, estradiol, and estrone. Sex hormone is secreted in short intervals which may vary from hour to hour and even minute to minute. Estriol is made from the placenta and is secreted during pregnancy. The release of hormone varies between night and day and from […]

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