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Hyperthyroidism: Signs and Symptoms You Should Know

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck. It makes thyroid hormones that affect every part of your body. Thyroid hormones help to regulate your metabolism, digestion, sexual function, fertility, skin and hair health, mood, ability to regulate body temperature, and more. When the thyroid malfunctions, symptoms can be felt […]

Everything You Need to Know About The Thyroid Gland

Most people don’t think much about their thyroid, but this small, butterfly-shaped gland at the base of your neck produces thyroid hormones that influence every tissue in the body. When the thyroid produces too much hormone, it causes a potentially serious condition called hyperthyroidism.   What Does the Thyroid Gland Do? The thyroid gland is […]