To remember the importance of the thyroid gland and world thyroid day, we have written this article titled 'where is the thyroid gland'. World Thyroid Day, May 25th, is dedicated to thyroid patients and to all those who are committed to the study and treatment of thyroid diseases worldwide. Our aim to increase awareness about the importance of the thyroid gland, through access t … [Read more...] about Where Is the Thyroid? World Thyroid Day 2015.
Written by Alexandra Matkevich RN Thyroid disease and cancer doesn’t just affect Australians and thyroid disorders are commonly diagnosed all across the world. This January let’s help our American friends celebrate Thyroid Awareness Month. In Australia, we celebrate Thyroid Awareness Month in September. Knowing more about your thyroid health can help you support your health a … [Read more...] about American Thyroid Awareness Month
The thyroid gland plays an extremely important role within the body. If this gland begins to malfunction, or stops functioning, many different processes within the body can start to show negative side effects. A malfunctioning thyroid can lead to problems from depression to weight gain, along with many others. There are millions of people out there who suffer from thyroid … [Read more...] about Signs That You May Have a Problem with Your Thyroid Gland
About thyroid gland anatomy The thyroid gland is located in the neck. It is described as having a butterfly shape, because it has a right lobe and a left lobe that are connected in the centre by a thinner segment of thyroid tissue, called the isthmus. Within the neck, the thyroid gland is located between the C5 and T1 vertebra, and overlies the second, third and fourth … [Read more...] about Thyroid Gland Anatomy
About medications and the thyroid There are several medications which can affect the function of the thyroid gland. Although medications have been developed to deliberately change the function of the thyroid for therapeutic purposes; medications for non-thyroid issues can change the function of the gland. Table of contents Amiodarone Lithium Tyrosine Kinase … [Read more...] about Medications and the thyroid gland