What is the thyroid gland?

A very good question and many people want to know this because they think they have some problems with their own thyroid gland. The thyroid gland is a small organ that is located in the front of the neck, wrapped around the windpipe. It’s shaped like a butterfly, smaller in the middle with two wide wings that extend around the side of your throat. The thyroid is a gland.

Now we know what is it is…


What is the function of the thyroid gland?

The thyroid gland is a vital hormone gland: in fact it plays a major role in the metabolism, growth and development of the human body. It also helps to regulate many body functions by constantly releasing a steady amount of “thyroid hormones” into the bloodstream.

What if there is something wrong with my thyroid gland / thyroid health?

Well you are lucky as there are common medications which produce this thyroid hormones, if the body itself doesn’t generate enough of this.

These medications are: