Thyroid Diseases

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body. These include how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body's metabolism.

Thyroid problems include

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  1. Thyroid Diseases (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in ...
  2. Thyroid Tests (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in ...
  3. Hyperthyroidism (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid, happens when your thyroid gland makes more thyroid hormones than your body needs. Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland in ...
  4. Hypothyroidism (National Library of Medicine)  
    What is hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism, or underactive thyroid, happens when your thyroid gland doesn't make enough thyroid hormones to meet your body's needs. Your thyroid is a small, butterfly- ...
  5. Thyroid Antibodies What is a thyroid antibodies test? This test measures the level of thyroid antibodies in your blood. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland ...
  6. TSH (Thyroid-stimulating hormone) Test What is a TSH test? TSH stands for thyroid stimulating hormone. A TSH test is a blood test that measures this hormone. The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located near ...
  7. Thyroid Cancer (National Library of Medicine)  
    Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It makes hormones that help ... There are several types of cancer of the thyroid gland. You are at greater risk if you ...
  8. Thyroid cancer is a cancer that starts in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located inside the ...
  9. Fine needle aspiration of the thyroid gland is a procedure to remove thyroid cells for examination. The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped gland located inside the ...
  10. A thyroid nodule is a growth (lump) in the thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is located at the front of the ... Thyroid nodules are caused by an overgrowth of cells in the thyroid gland. These growths can be: ...
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