Other DiseasesBy Onlymyhealth editorial teamJun 25, 2020

What is the thyroid gland? The thyroid is not a disease but a gland due to which this disease occurs. But in ordinary language, people call this problem 'thyroid'. The thyroid is an endocrine gland found in the lower part of the neck. This gland is just below Adam's apple. The thyroid gland controls the pituitary gland, while the pituitary gland controls the hypothalamus. The work of the thyroid gland is to make thyroxine hormone and transport it to the blood so that the metabolism of the body is controlled. This gland produces two types of hormones. One T3 called tri-iodothyronine and the other T4 called thyroxine. When both these hormones are unbalanced, it causes a problem of the thyroid.

Early symptoms of the thyroid: Thyroid causes several other problems, including the decrease in immunity. Common symptoms of the thyroid include early fatigue, sluggish body, loss of energy (after doing little work), feeling depressed, memory loss, muscle and joint pain. People consider these problems typical, and most of them continue to ignore, which can prove to be dangerous later and fatal at times.

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