TSH - the hormone that is produced by the pituitary gland. Continuously producing a substance activates the activity of the thyroid gland - the largest gland of the endocrine system. Its mission - to influence on the activity of the nervous and immune system.
Description and norm
The hormone thyrotropin is responsible for the secretion of thyroid hormones, which in turn are responsible for the exchange system of the body, metabolism, growth, and the temperature is carried out by the communication tela.Upravlenie hormone organs and tissues. This is one of the most important substances in the body, performs a variety of workload in different periods of human life.
The rate of hormone in the body is determined by gender, age and physical condition of the person. In adults, the rate of TSH ranges from 0.4 to 4.1 mIU / L in men, 0,35-2,5 mU / l in women (changes with pregnancy). In children, the following indicators: 1,8-28mEd / L (also depends on the sex of the child). In case of deviation from the norm is necessary to address to the endocrinologist.
If too high hormone secretion of thyroid falls at too low - on the contrary, increases. Due to abnormal hormonal imbalance occurs. Increased TSH accompanied by weakness of the whole body, low temperature, edema, insomnia. All this can signal the pituitary tumors or other brain parts.
The decline is caused by the emergence of hormone hyperthyroidism. The disease is manifested by weight loss, excessive appetite, loose stool, shake hands, too frequent palpitations. By lowering the hormone can cause injury, mental illness or uncontrolled medication.
How to raise or lower the levels of the hormone?
Unfortunately, the effectiveness of folk methods decrease or increase of the hormone thyrotropin does not exist. If you have developed hyperthyroidism, plus you have in your body Thyroid hormone excess, it can threaten your life. The only true recommendation you can only get from a specialist. For the diagnosis and further treatment, contact the doctor - he will appoint hormonal therapy and prescribe the necessary drugs sredstva.Chtoby prevent hormone levels change, get rid of bad habits and stick to the system of a healthy lifestyle and proper nutrition.