Thyroid Function

Lipid metabolism – cholesterol and fat.

Carbohydrate metabolism – Thyroid hormones stimulate almost all aspects of carbohydrate metabolism, including improved entry of glucose into the cell.

•Thyroid hormones promote growth and are intertwined with the growth promoting effect of Growth Hormones.

Cardiovascular – Thyroid hormones affect heart rate, contraction of the heart muscle and vasodilatation.

Central Nervous system – Increased and decreased levels of thyroid hormones alter your mental state.

Reproductive system – Reproduction is dependent of sufficient amounts of thyroid hormones. Low levels are associated with infertility and menstrual problems.

Metabolism – Thyroid hormones set your body’s thermostat. They control your body temperature, thus setting the burn-rate of calories.