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Why is your thyroid so important?

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...

  January 7, 2017   Thyroid 0 Comments   Read More

January is Thyroid Awareness Month

Velocity Care Urgent Treatment Center provides you with the information you need to know about thyroid disease

What is your thyroid?

The thyroid is a small gland in the front of the neck, below the Adam’s apple, that is shaped like a butterfly. It produces several different hormones that are important for functions like growth and brain development, temperature control, how fast your heart beats and how the body uses and stores energy.

  January 18, 2016   Thyroid 0 Comments   Read More

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