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Thyroid gland explained - Better Health Channel -open

The thyroid gland regulates many metabolic processes, including growth and energy use. Common problems include overactivity (hyperthyroidism) and underactivity (hypothyroidism) of the thyroid gland. Common causes of thyroid disorders are Hashimoto's disease and Graves' disease. An enlargement of the thyroid gland is called a 'goitre'.




Haruko Akatsu. MD discusses Thyroid

Disorders and Treatments at

Stanford Hospital