How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

How thyroid disorders impact women’s health

An over- or underactive thyroid can affect women from puberty to menopause.

Your thyroid is an endocrine gland that’s shaped like a butterfly and located in the front of your neck. This small but mighty gland makes thyroid hormones, which impact nearly every function in your body.

Here’s a look at thyroid disorders and how they can affect women of all ages.

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This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.