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What is the Thyroid and How Does It Work?

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What is the thyroid?


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Where is your thyroid located?


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What does your thyroid gland do?


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What do thyroid hormones do?


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How does the thyroid make thyroid hormone?


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What happens when thyroid hormones are released?


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Your pituitary’s role


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The role of your hypothalamus


When you don’t have enough thyroid hormone


When you have too much thyroid hormone


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

Mary Shomon's Books: https://www.mary-shomon.com/books Websites: http://www.Mary-Shomon.com https://www.ladadiabetesguide.com/