Function of the Thyroid - Health Channel


Function of the Thyroid |

Function of the Thyroid, Health Channel

Thyroid is the gland sitting right at the base of the neck and controls how fast or how slow things go in the body. Dr. Lara Paraskos, Endocrinologist with Baptist Health South Florida, explains the anatomy of the thyroid and describes what the hypothyroidism is and how it can affect body weight.

DISCLAIMER: The information and opinions expressed in the programs on this channel and website are intended to address specific questions asked or situations described in each particular program, are for educational purposes only, and are not designed to constitute advice or recommendations as to any disease, ailment, or physical condition. You should not act or rely upon any information contained in these programs without seeking the advice of your personal physician or a qualified medical provider. If you have any questions about the information or opinions expressed, please contact your doctor or other medical professional.