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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 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 ...
  6. Body Weight (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... problem. Causes for sudden weight loss can include Thyroid problems Cancer Infectious diseases Digestive diseases Certain medicines Sudden weight gain can be due to medicines, thyroid problems, heart failure, and kidney disease. Good nutrition ...
  7. Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... of atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). Infertility. Low thyroid function. This problem also is called hypothyroidism. The thyroid is a gland that makes hormones that control ...
  8. Benign Tumors (National Library of Medicine)  
    Tumors are abnormal growths in your body. They can be either benign or malignant. Benign tumors aren't cancer. Malignant ones are. Benign tumors grow only in ...
  9. Hormones (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... major endocrine glands are the pituitary, pineal, thymus, thyroid, adrenal glands, and pancreas. In addition, men produce ...
  10. Nuclear Scans (National Library of Medicine)  
    Nuclear scans use radioactive substances to see structures and functions inside your body. They use a special camera that detects radioactivity. Before the test, ...
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