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What is thyroid?

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Dr. Albana Sejdini

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Posted on Wed, 8 Jun 2016 in Thyroid Problem and Hormonal Problems
Question: Hi what's a thyroid
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Answered by Dr. Albana Sejdini 36 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Thyroid gland secretes thyroid hormones responsible for metabolism

Detailed Answer:
Hi my dear,

Thank you for your interest.

Thyroid is a large butterfly shaped gland located in front of the neck. It is ductless gland and secretes thyroid hormones (T3 and T4). They are responsible for metabolism rate, regulating growth and development.

Hope it answered to your questions.
Dr.Albana
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