Understanding the thyroid gland and how to keep it healthy
What is the thyroid gland?
The thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located in the front of the neck along the windpipe, just below the Adam’s apple. It has two lobes on either side, each approximately 6 centimeters long, connected by a small bridge called the isthmus.
Why is your thyroid so important? The thyroid is responsible for creating three different hormones and releasing them into the bloodstream. These hormones help...