Thyroid problems

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    When Granny got thyroid problems. her eyes bug out...
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    Thyroid drug 'boosts risk of fractures in the elderly'
    28 April 2011 - The butterfly-shaped thyroid gland produces the hormone thyroxine
     
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    Sometimes Granny takes a pill her doctor give her for when her goiter gets her...
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    Do You Really Have Hypothyroidism?
    March 3, 2017 - Up to 15 percent of adults over age 65 have hypothyroidism—an underactive thyroid. This occurs when the butterfly-shaped thyroid gland at the front of the neck produces too little thyroid hormone (thyroxine, or T4) and can slow a wide variety of essential body processes, including your heart rate and metabolism.
     

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