N order to understand the causes of low thyroid hormone symptoms it isimportant to understand some of the basics about the thyroid gland, how it
works and what causes problems. Here‟s a very simple introduction to all the
characters that play their part in thyroid health.
The pituitary is a pea-sized gland in the brain. When thyroid hormones in thebloodstream go down the pituitary makes a hormone called thyroid stimulatinghormone or TSH.
This hormone travels through the bloodstream to the thyroid gland and
stimulates the thyroid to make more of its hormones. Here‟s the thyroid.