♦ World Thyroid day is established in 2008 as a part of the marketing campaign led by way of the European Thyroid Association (ETA) and the American Thyroid Association (ATA) followed through the Latin American Thyroid Society (LATS) and Asia Oceania Thyroid Association (AOTA) to commemorate the sufferers with Thyroid illnesses and doctors and medical practitioner who treat them.
♦ The thyroid gland is butterfly-shaped in the throat that produces T3 (Thyroxine) and T4 (Triiodothyronine) and maintained with the aid of the Thyroid-stimulating hormone (TSH). It regulates the metabolism of the physique and abnormalities in this can also reason dysfunction in body systems.
♦ The limit in thyroid hormone reasons hypothyroidism (sudden weight gain) and the extent in thyroid hormone causes hyperthyroidism. Maintaining proper iodine level in the weight loss plan and limiting the usage of uncooked goitrogenic greens will help in warding off thyroid diseases.