Thyroid Awareness Month
The thyroid is located in the neck and consists of a small butterfly-shaped gland. The gland influences the function of important organs such as the brain, lier, heart and kidneys. Its most important function is to make hormones that travel in the blood to control your metabolism, digestion and regulation body temperature.
January recognizes Thyroid Awareness Month to remind other of the 30 million Americans affected by thyroid disease.