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20 Important Facts You Need to Know about the Thyroid

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The thyroid is the master metabolism gland. Our bodies would not be able to convert nutrients into energy without the thyroid. Your thyroid greatly influences almost every cell in your body. When your thyroid levels are out of balance, so are you. Too much or too little hormone secretion in this gland can spell trouble for your overall health and well-being. Let’s address some of the most important facts about the thyroid!

Fact #1

1-The-butterfly-shaped-thyroid-gland-is-located

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Fact #2

2-More-than-27-million-Americans-have-some-sort-of-thyroid-disease

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Fact #3

3-Typically,-women-are-more-prone-to-thyroid-issues-than-men

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Fact #4

4-Thyroid-disease-becomes-more-common-as-we-age

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Fact #5

5-The-thyroid-secretes-three-important-hormones—thyroxine

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Fact #6

6-Iodine-is-essential-to-form-both-T3-and-T4

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Fact #7

7-T4-is-essentially-the-same-in-structure-as-T3,-only-it-has-an-extra-iodine-molecule

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Fact #8

8-The-conversion-of-T4-into-T3-occurs-mostly-in-our-liver

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Fact #9

9-T3-affects-nutrient-absorption-from-carbohydrates-and-fats

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Fact #10

10-Most-thyroid-hormone-in-the-bloodstream-is-bound-to-protein-carrier-molecules

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The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

CureJoy Editorial

The CureJoy Editorial team digs up credible information from multiple sources, both academic and experiential, to stitch a holistic health perspective on topics that pique our readers' interest.

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