January 2023


The thyroid works quietly behind the scenes making hormones that control the body’s metabolism. However, thyroid diseases can cause a broad range of symptoms and health problems.
From scans to blood tests, most thyroid tests are quick and easy. Your doctor may prescribe them if there are concerns over thyroid function. Learn more with this chart.
The thyroid affects many body systems and impairment could include both underactive and overactive function. Often misdiagnosed as depression, anxiety or aging, it’s important to know the signs.