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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thyroid

The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid, is an endocrine gland in the neck, consisting of two lobes connected by an isthmus. It is found at the front of the neck, below the Adam's apple. The thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones, which primarily influence the metabolic rate and protein synthesis. The hormones also have ...

www.webmd.com/women/guide/understanding-thyroid-problems-basics

Jul 12, 2017 ... Learn more from WebMD about the causes of different types of thyroid problems.

www.medicinenet.com/thyroid_disorders/article.htm

There are a variety of thyroid disorders, that can cause a variety of symptoms such as dry skin, constipation, depression, nervousness, fatigue, intolerance to heat or cold, weight loss, weight gain, increased sweating, and heart palpitations.

medlineplus.gov/thyroiddiseases.html

Your thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in your neck, just above your collarbone. It is one of your endocrine glands, which make hormones. Thyroid hormones control the rate of many activities in your body. These include how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. All of these activities are your body's ...

www.endocrineweb.com/conditions/thyroid-nodules/thyroid-gland-controls-bodys-metabolism-how-it-works-symptoms-hyperthyroi

Apr 7, 2017 ... The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the base of your neck. It releases hormones that control your metabolism—the way your body uses energy. This article explains how the thyroid gland works, including the symptoms of hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism.

www.womenshealth.gov/a-z-topics/thyroid-disease

Feb 6, 2017 ... Your thyroid produces thyroid hormone, which controls many activities in your body, including how fast you burn calories and how fast your heart beats. Diseases of the thyroid cause it to make either too much or too little of the hormone. Depending on how much or how little hormone your thyroid makes, ...

www.healthline.com/health/common-thyroid-disorders

Jul 27, 2017 ... The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of your neck just below the Adam's apple. It's part of an intricate network of glands called the endocrine system. The endocrine system is responsible for coordinating many of your body's activities. The thyroid gland manufactures hormones ...

www.emedicinehealth.com/thyroid_problems/article_em.htm

Read about the symptoms of thyroid problems such as constipation, insomnia, tremors, frequent bowel movements, excessive sweating, joint pains, dry cough, fever, and carpal tunnel syndrome.

www.thyroid.org/thyroid-information

The thyroid gland is a butterfly-shaped endocrine gland that is normally located in the lower front of the neck. The thyroid's job is to make thyroid hormones, which are secreted into the blood and then carried to every tissue in the body. Thyroid hormone helps the body use energy, stay warm and keep the brain, heart , ...