Why would they remove my thyroid because of atypical cells ? - Synthesis and transport of thyroid hormones

Signs And Symptom Of Thyroid Problems          The thyroid gland is located in the front part of the neck below the voice box. The thyroid stimulating hormone secreted by the pituitary gland travels to the thyroid gland and stimulates the production of two thyroid hormones, tri-iodothyronine and thyroxine. These hormones in turn control the body metabolism.More...

Can You Die From Thyroid Cancer ?

Can You Die From Thyroid Cancer

The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland that lies just above the collar bone at the front of the throat. This gland secretes hormones that regulate the body's metabolism, thereby affecting every cell in the human body. Thyroid cancer is a malignant tumor or growth located within the thyroid gland.More...

 

Hyperthyroidism And Weightloss

Hyperthyroidism And Weightloss

A complex relationship is known to exist between thyroid disease, body weight and metabolism. The amount of oxygen used by the body over a period of time is a measure of metabolism. Basal metabolic rate (BMR) is the metabolic rate when the body is at rest. More...

 

Hypothyroidism And Difficulty Swallowing

Hypothyroidism And Difficulty Swallowing

Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is underactive and is unable to produce sufficient quantity of thyroid hormones. Hypothyroidism is a common thyroid disorder. A common cause for this condition is auto immune reaction of the body. The immune system in the body produces antibodies to fight thyroid cells by wrongly identifying them as invaders. This is also known as Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. More...

 

Can Baby Born Without Thyroid Gland ?

Can Baby Born Without Thyroid Gland

The thyroid gland is an organ located at the base of the neck, just above the top of the breastbone. It is a soft, fleshy, flat piece of tissue shaped like a butterfly and is located in front of the trachea. The thyroid gland is formed during the first few weeks of a fetus' development and begins to produce its important hormone at the end of the third month of pregnancy. More...