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TSH
stimulates thyroid to produce, release, or store thyroxine t4, triodothyronine t3.
Calcitonin
Increases calcium movement from blood into bone.
Enhances movement of calcium from blood to bone by supressing osteoclast activity.
Hyperthyroidism
Body in overdrive
Blood t4 ill be higher, blood TSH will be lower.
Grave's disease-attack TSH receptors on thyroid.
Goiter, tachycardia, weight loss, bulgin eyes.
Hypothyroidism
Turtle
Blood T4 will be lower, blood TSH will be higher.
Autoimmune thyroiditis..AKA Hashimotos thyroiditis- chronic inflammation of thyroid.
confusion, slow speech, memory loss, depression, goiter, decreased appetite, weight GAIN, myxedema- puffy,
PTH
PTH enhances movement of calcium from bone into blood by increasing osteoclastic activity.
Osteopenia
having less than normal bone density
osteoporosis
bone density that is markedly lower than normal.Give medications to decrease osteoclastic activity.