What are the causes of an enlarged thyroid gland?

Answer The thyroid gland, located in the front of the neck, makes hormones that control the rate of cell functions in your body. An enlarged thyroid is a concern because of the possibility of cancer or a ... Read More »

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What Are the Signs & Symptoms of a Swollen/Enlarged Thyroid Gland?

The thyroid gland is located in the lower, front part of the neck right in front of the windpipe. The thyroid produces hormones essential to the smooth functioning of your body. Hyperthyroidism, or... Read More »

Thyroid Gland in Cats?

The feline endocrine system is responsible for producing hormones that are needed for the body to properly function. There are many different organs that are involved in this process, including the... Read More »

Diets for the Thyroid Gland?

The thyroid gland controls the body's metabolism. Metabolism affects how the body digests food; it also affects the hormones and cell rebuilding. All these things create heat in the body. In turn, ... Read More »

Is thyroid gland cancer curable?

There are a few types of thyroid cancer. Most thyroid cancers are very curable. In fact, the most common types of thyroid cancer (papillary and follicular) are the most curable.