• What Does the Thyroid Do? Cookie Is Hypothyroid

    One year ago - By Dawg Business

    Continued from Part I
    Hormones as substances that control and regulate processes such as growth, metabolism or fertility.
    The thyroid gland , while a tiny organ, wields awesome powers.
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    Thyroid hormones control metabolism - the chemical processes that occur in a living organism to maintain life. In the extreme, a body void of thyroid hormones would die.
    Every organ in the body needs thyroid hormone to function normally.
    Thyroid hormones help regulate body temperature, heart rate and cardiac output, fat and carbohydrate metabolism, central nervous system...
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