Through the hormones, it produces, the thyroid gland influences almost all of the metabolic processes in your body.
Thyroid disorders can range from a small, harmless goiter(enlarged gland) that needs no treatment to life-threatening cancer.
The most common thyroid problems involve abnormal production of thyroid hormones.
Too much thyroid hormone results in a condition known as hyperthyroidism.
Insufficient hormone production leads to hypothyroidism.