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Thyroid Quiz

Take the Thyroid Quiz

The thyroid is a gland that controls key functions of your body. It is a butterfly-shaped organ located in the front of the neck. The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones, which help to maintain the body’s metabolism or production of energy. Disease of the thyroid gland can affect nearly every organ in your body and harm your health.

1. The most common thyroid disorder is:
2. Hypothyroidism caused by Hashimoto's thyroiditis is much more common in women than in men.
3. One of the symptoms of hypothyroidism is:
4. Although the symptoms of hypothyroidism may be difficult to detect, if hypothyroidism is suspected, the condition can best be diagnosed with:
5. In women, hypothyroidism can affect pregnancy by:
6. A person with untreated hypothyroidism may also suffer from:
7. How is hypothyroidism treated?
 
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