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What is hypo thyroid?

lITERALLY Hypo Thyroid means a smaller, shrunken or less matured thyroid gland. But By Hypothyroidism, we understand 'lesser hormonal activity of the thyroid gland'. The gland (MORE)
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Is thyroid bad?

The thyroid gland is essential for human health. It can be overactive or under active in certain people, though this is easily treated medically. It can become cancerous, but (MORE)

What is the function of the thyroid?

  The thyroid gland produces a hormone (thyroxin) (under control of the pituitary gland) that controls your rate of metabolism. Too much and you "burn out" too little and (MORE)
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What is thyroid gland?

Located in the lower front of the neck near the trachea, the thyroid gland is small but very important. The function of the thyroid gland is to take iodine which is found in (MORE)

What is the thyroid disease?

There are a number of thyroid diseases, which affect the thyroid gland located in the throat. One disease called goiter, which is caused by lack of iodine, has become far less (MORE)
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What is thyroid cartilage?

The thyroid cartilage is the largest and uppermost of nine  cartilages found in the larynx. It is commonly called the Adam's  apple.