The Thyroid Gland

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The thyroid gland is one of the largest endocrine glands in the body. This butterfly-shaped gland weights approximately 15-20 grams and it is  located in the base of your neck. The thyroid is a master regulator of endocrine and metabolic activity, and almost all body tissues are a target of thyroid hormone. In addition to...

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