The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland that sits low on the front of the neck.
The thyroid secretes several hormones, collectively called thyroid hormones. The main hormone is thyroxine, also called T4. Thyroid hormones act throughout the body, influencing metabolism, growth and development, and body temperature.
A lump in the thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck.
A condition in which the thyroid gland doesn't produce enough thyroid hormone. This is by far the most common type of thyroid conditions existing in India.
The overproduction of a hormone by the butterfly-shaped gland in the neck (thyroid).
Abnormal enlargement of the butterfly-shaped gland below the Adam's apple (thyroid).
Inflammation of the thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland in the neck.
A cancer of the thyroid, the butterfly-shaped gland at the base of the neck.
Hypothyroidism is a disease where the person affected has an under-functioning thyroid. When you have hypothyroidism, certain body functions slow down and may lead to fatigue, dry skin, and memory problems. Hypothyroidism is diagnosed with a blood test.
Thyroid hormones are very important. They help control growth, cell repair, and metabolism, the process by which your body converts what you eat into energy.
Some Symptoms are considered severe, although the ranges of severity differ from person to person.
Thyroid hormone helps control the speed of your metabolism. The faster your metabolism, the more calories your body burns at rest.
People with hypothyroidism make less thyroid hormone. This means they have a slower metabolism and burn fewer calories at rest.
Slow Metabolism causes several health risks like Tiredness,Increase blood Cholesterol levels and harder to lose weight.
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