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The thyroid gland is butterfly shaped. Sitting at the front of the neck, this little gland is responsible for a lot of functions and when it underperforms, it causes hypothyroidism, a condition with many symptoms.
With the thyroid gland being butterfly shaped, I thought I would share some of the photos I took at a butterfly farm last month.
Just beautiful, aren’t they?
- What is hypothyroidism?
- What are the thyroid medication options?
- What happens if I don’t take my medication?
- Can Hypothyroidism be cured?
- How long will it take me to feel well again?
- What’s Hashimoto’s? Do I have it?
- How do I treat Hashimoto’s?
- Can you cure Hashimoto’s?
- How many of my symptoms are common among other hypothyroidism patients?
- Why is weight gain a common symptom?
- What other conditions can hypothyroidism come hand in hand with?
- What tests should my doctor be doing?
- What’s wrong with my doctor testing TSH alone?
- What results should I be aiming for?
- What’s a conversion problem? Why is it common?
- What supplements should I consider taking?
- Why is my hair falling out?
- Any books I can read?
- Any support groups I can join?
- Why are the adrenal glands important?
- What is the endocrine system?
- Should I avoid any foods?
- What could any enlargement or abnormalities mean?
- Could I have a gluten sensitivity?
- Why is gluten ‘bad’ for so many thyroid patients?
- Will I ever feel ‘normal’ again?
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