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Thyroid Awareness Month

By editor
January 30, 2015

The thyroid is a symmetrical, butterfly shaped gland located in the neck just below the voicebox and sitting in front of the windpipe. The thyroid uses iodine to produce thyroid hormone which assists in the regulation of metabolism, heart rate, bowel movement, temperature sensation and mood among multiple other bodily functions. Physicians evaluate thyroid function most often by measuring TSH (thyroid-stimulating hormone) and T4 and T3 levels....Read more

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