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Thyroid Disease Can Diminish Quality of Life

Much like motor vehicles have engines, our bodies have similar parts to help us function. The heart and brain are the big anatomy regulators, but did you know the thyroid is also a crucial driver of bodily operation? When your thyroid experiences problems, your whole body starts to feel out [...]

Created by Micah Dorfner

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

How aware are you of your thyroid gland? On Saturday, Jan. 25, at 9 a.m. CT, Ian Hay, M.D., Ph. D., will join the program to mark Thyroid Awareness Month.  How do you know if your thyroid gland isn't working?  Who should be screened for hyperthyroidism or hypothyroidism?  What is Hashimoto’s disease? Why are cases of thyroid cancer increasing?  Are women at greater risk of thyroid [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

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