Enlarged Thyroid Overview
An enlarged thyroid gland causes a local swelling in the neck region. A goiter is a particular type of thyroid enlargement. An enlarged thyroid may indicate either too little thyroid (hypothyroidism) or too much thyroid hormone production (hyperthyroidism).
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- Goiter: A goiter is an enlargement of the thyroid gland in the neck. The most common cause is an inadequate intake
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- Hypothyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is production of too little hormone by the thyroid gland located in the neck. It is also called under-active thyroid disease
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- Hyperthyroidism: Hyperthyroidism is production of too much thyroid hormone by the thyroid gland in the neck. It is also called over-active thyroid disease
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- Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis: Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis is a form of inflammation of the thyroid gland (thyroiditis) leading to the under-production of thyroid
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- Graves’ Disease: Graves’ Disease is a form of thyroid disease where too much thyroid hormone is produced. This type of thyroid disorder
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