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Thyroid & Parathyroid Center

The thyroid is an endocrine gland that makes thyroid hormone, which regulates various body functions. Thyroid diseases include hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism. The parathyroid glands are four glands located behind the thyroid. They make parathyroid hormone, with regulates calcium levels in the blood and bone. Disorders include hyperparathyroidism and hypoparathyroidism.

Get your thyroid checked
Did you know that a woman’s risk of thyroid disease increases with age? Or that pregnancy can lead to an underactive thyroid? Learn about diagnosing and treating a sluggish thyroid or an overactive one.

 

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