Includes 5 exams
Growth hormones have many functions in the body, including promoting cell regeneration in the bones, vital organs and muscles, and repairing damaged tissue. Growth hormones are also responsible for enhancing muscle growth, burning fat, and maintaining the immune system, and even help support healthy blood pressure and cholesterol.
(IGF-1) Insulin like Growth Hormone
Diagnose acromegaly, in which Sm-C and GH are increased; Evaluates Hypopituitarism and hypothalamic lesions in children (Diagnose of dwarfism and response to therapy). Low levels occur in Laron Dwarfism in which GH is increased.
(HGH) Human Growth Hormone
It’s a Pituitary function test useful in the Diagnosis of Hypothalamic disorder, Hypopituitarism Acromegaly and Ectopic Growth Hormone production by Neoplasm.
(TSH) Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
TSH is a hormone secreted by the pituitary gland. Measuring the levels of TSH in the blood is used to evaluate thyroid function and diagnose and monitor thyroid abnormalities and disease.
Evaluates Hirsutism and Masculinization in women; Evaluates testicular function in clinical states where the Testosterone binding protein may be altered (Obesity, Cirrhosis, Thyroid Disorder).
This test is used to measure a patient’s cholesterol concentrations of total lipoprotein, hi-density lipoprotein (HDL), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), very-low-density lipoprotein (VLDL), and triglyceride levels.