The thyroid gland, or simply the thyroid, in vertebrate anatomy, is one of the largest endocrine glands and consists of two connected lobes. The thyroid gland is found in the neck, below the thyroid cartilage. The thyroid gland controls how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to other hormones
Hypothyroidism occurs due to under production of thyroid hormones. Generally thyroid hormone helps in the energy production and maintaining temperature the body, even the low levels of thyroid hormone production leads to many health problems causes disorders. Hypothyroidism occurs due to removal of thyroid gland, using of certain chemical drugs, drug with lithium leads to hypothyroidism. The hypothyroidism cause autoimmune disorder called Hashimoto's thyroiditis.
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