Goiter is the abnormal enlargement of thyroid gland. Goiters are usually painless but in some cases cause cough and cause difficulty to swallow or breath. Common cause of goiter worldwide is lack of iodine in diet.
Follow are the symptoms of goiter. A visible swelling at the base of your neck that may be particularly obvious when you shave or put on makeup A tight feeling in your throat Coughing Hoarseness Difficulty swallowing Difficulty breathing.
Treatment and Statistics
During the first eight months of 2012, statistics from the Norwegian Cardiovascular Disease Registry show that 10,500 people had an acute myocardial infarction and 9,000 had a stroke as the main diagnosis.