Thyroid glands Disorders

The thyroid organ is prone to several very distinct problems, some of which are very common These issues can be separated into [1]  the formation of nodules or lumps within the thyroid which are worrisome for the presence of thyroid cancer, [2] those concerning the production of hormone (too much, or too little) [3] those due to increased growth of the thyroid, causing compression of important neck structures or simply appearing as a mass in the neck, [4] those which are cancerous. Since the principle motivation behind thyroid hormone is to "run the body's metabolism," it is justifiable that individuals with this condition will have indications related to slow metabolism.

  • Track 1-1 Thyroid and thymus
  • Track 2-2 Role of the thyroid gland
  • Track 3-3 Hypothyroidism
  • Track 4-4 Hyperthyroidism

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