Online resources for information about the treatment of thyroid inflammation include EndocineWeb and the University of Maryland Medical Center. Thyroid inflammation, also known as thyroiditis, can be caused by several co... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The thyroid gland produces the thyroid hormones responsible for controlling the body's metabolic rate and how much energy a person has, according to the Hormone Health Network. Having an underactive thyroid gland, called... More » Science Human Anatomy

The thyroid gland is located in the neck. It is wrapped around the front of the windpipe, just below the Adam's apple. It is often described as butterfly-shaped because it is made up of two wing-like lobes and a small co... More » Science Human Anatomy Glands & Hormones
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