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The Ultimate Thyroid Guide

Nearly 30 million Americans are affected by thyroid disease, and The American Cancer Society reported that until recently, thyroid cancer was the “most rapidly increasing cancer in the U.S., largely due to increased detection.”

Where is your thyroid gland and how do you know if you have an issue?

Your thyroid is a vital hormone gland and plays a major role in the metabolism, growth and development of the human body. It produces hormones that regulate the body’s metabolic rate; controlling heart, muscle and digestive function, brain development and bone maintenance. 

The thyroid gland is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the front of your neck, just below your Adam's apple.


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