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Thyroid Medications

What are Thyroid Problems?

The thyroid gland is located on the front part of the neck below the thyroid cartilage (Adam's apple). This gland produces thyroid hormones, which regulate metabolism. Thyroid hormones regulate the body's energy, use of other hormones and vitamins, and the growth and maturation of body tissues.

Diseases of the thyroid gland include:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/2/2015

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