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What hormone stimulates thyroid hormone secretion?
Pituitary - TSH
What is the result of an iodine deficiency?
- Type 1 - converts T4 to T3 (more active)
- Type 2 - converts T3 to T4
- Type 3 - inactivates T3
What are the main actions of thyoid homrone?
- Stimulating lipolysis and lipogenesis
- Increasing LDL receptors
Describe thyroid hormone resistance
- Elevated T4/T3
- Detectable TSH
- Common attention deficit disorder