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What does TSH stand for?

TSH stands for Thyroid-Stimulating Hormone

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The 24-h means for androstenedione, dihydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), 17 alpha-hydroxyprogesterone, testosterone and thyroid-stimulating hormone decreased strongly during the course, and the circadian rhythm was extinguished below the minimum levels measured during the control experiment.
Variations in the blood level of the thyroid hormone are detected by a part of the brain that triggers the pituitary gland to produce more or less thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) accordingly.
That's why the American Thyroid Association recommends measuring blood levels of thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH) in women every five years beginning at age 35.