Thyroid is the endocrine gland placed in the neck that produces energy providing thyroid hormones. The energy is transferred to the cells of the body to successfully regulate metabolism of the body. The thyroid gland is powered by the hypothalamus and pituitary gland and any disorder in these tissues can negatively impact the function of the thyroid and result in thyroid problems. The types of thyroid disorders are :
- Thyroid Cancer
Treatment for Hyperthyroidism is a surgery known as Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery. While hypothyroidism can be treated with medications other disorders like goiter and cancer need this surgery.
Types : when detected with hyperthyroidism the doctor would recommend a surgery also known as thyroidectomy or Endoscopic Thyroid Surgery. Although there is conventional thyroidectomy also doctors and patients prefer Endoscopic surgery because of minimal incisions.
Symptoms : symptoms of thyroid disorder can be :
- Swelling in the neck
- Irregular heart rate
- Losing or gaining weight
- Mood swings
- Loss of hair