The bowtie-shaped thyroid gland located at the front of the neck may be small in stature, but it’s a huge deal in maintaining optimal health. Your thyroid plays a pivotal role in producing hormones that regulate body temperature, metabolism, heart rate, mood, skin integrity, and energy levels.
As part of the endocrine system, the thyroid releases hormones that tell your cells to turn oxygen and calories from the diet into energy. So essentially, every cell in your body depends o. . . Show More >