Approximately 14 million people in the United States suffer some type of thyroid dysfunction. The thyroid gland produces hormones to regulate the function of your metabolism and every cell in your body. Unfortunately, most people go untreated or are misdiagnosed because symptoms can be vague and attributed to other issues. Learn about the signs and symptoms of thyroid disorders (including thyroid cancer).
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