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  • Thyroid
    The thyroid is a small, butterfly shaped gland located at the front of the neck. The thyroid produces the thyroid hormones, including the two major ones, namely the tri-iodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4), which are essential for regulating the metabolic activities, growth, and several other body functions. The thyroid gland is divided into two halves or lobes, and is connected by a thin ‘bridge’ of thyroid tissue known as the isthmus. The th Read More...
  • Thyroid Gland Tumors: Performed Tests in Cases
    The thyroid gland is one of the most important parts of our body. If something were to happen with gland one this is for certain: we must found out as quick as possible.This is the reason why today there are lots of tests that can help detect problems with the thyroid, like tumors or masses. Of course some test are more certain than others.Many may thing that most of the tests performed are a waste of time and especially money. Some may argue wit Read More...
  • Hashimotos Thyroiditis - What is it?
    This disease came to awareness when Japanese physician Hashimoto Hakaru described its symptoms in 1912 in a German publication. It is called both Hashimoto's disease and Hashimoto's thyroiditis. Primary hypothyroidism is that condition which affects the thyroid gland directly. The usual case of primary hypothyroidism is Hashimoto's thyroiditis (an auto-immune disease). Hashimoto's thyroiditis is also called chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis where Read More...
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