Hypothyroidism and my struggle with it
Hi there every one I am going to take you on a trip of what hypothyroidism is and how I have been dealing with it and what is next to come. I have been diagnosed with hypothyroidism for over four years now. When I first found out that I had it the Dr. really did not do much, did not tell me what is was or how bad it was. They just put me on some meds for a month and that was the end of it. Lets start off with telling you what a thyroid is, where it is and what it does.
I am not going to boor you with the mumbo jumbo of everything but I'll give you the base. As you can tell from this picture your thyroid is in your neck. (Thyroid and thyroid gland is the same thing)
What your thyroid gland does:
The thyroid putts out hormones that help the body make energy, keep body temperature and regulated and assist other organs in their function. The thyroid produces two major hormonestriiodothyroninethyroxine