3 Primary thyroid hormones
and their actions.
- T3 ~Triiodothyronine
- T4~ Thyroxine
- Controls metabolic rate of all cells
- Regulates protein, carbohydrate and fat metabolism
- Increase red blood cell formation
- Affects growth and development of all cells
- Acts as an insulin antagonist
- Increases bone formation and resorption
- Cand be thought of as a check/balance for the pancreas.