FAQ in Thyroid

What is Thyroid? Thyroid is the name of a gland that is situated in front of the neck. Normally you may not be able to see the gland unless you are very thin. The function of the thyroid gland is to produce thyroid hormone. Hormones are the chemical substances that are produced by different glands […]

Thyroid problems in the Childhood

Can there be thyroid problem in children? As in cases of the adult thyroid problems are also seen in the childhood and infancy. It needs careful attention and treatment. How to suspect low thyroid in my child? They are growth retardation or failure to gain height, unusual weight gain, deteriorating school performance. How can I […]

Goitre

What is Goitre? When the thyroid gland becomes big it is called goitre, whatever may be the reason. There is no direct relation between sizes of the gland with the function that is the amount of thyroid hormone coming out of the gland. Goiter (Enlarged thyroid gland) How do I know that I have goitre? […]

Thyroid FAQs

What is Thyroid? Thyroid is the name of a gland that is situated in front of the neck. Normally you may not be able to see the gland unless you are very thin. The function of the thyroid gland is to produce thyroid hormone. Hormones are the chemical substances that are produced by different glands […]