thyroid gland

Hypothyroidism

Definition Hypothyroidism refers to a condition of thyroid hormone deficiency. It is commonly referred to as an underactive thyroid, in reference to the thyroid gland that produces and secretes the thyroid [Read More ...]

Hyperthyroidism

Definition Hyperthyroidism, also known as overactive thyroid, is defined as a condition in which the thyroid gland produces and releases abnormally high amounts of thyroid hormones. The thyroid gland produces [Read More ...]