What Causes an Underactive Thyroid?

You’ve probably wondered what caused your underactive thyroid. Could it be one of the below? Continue reading “What Causes an Underactive Thyroid?”

The Endocrine System

The endocrine system is made up of glands that produce and secrete hormones. These hormones regulate the body’s growth, metabolism and sexual function.

The endocrine system includes the hypothalamus, pituitary, thyroid, parathyroids, adrenals, pineal gland, and the reproductive organs (ovaries and testes). The pancreas is also a part of this system; it has a role in hormone production as well as in digestion.

Now stay with me, I’m not particularly great at science myself, so I’m going to explain this as simply as possible!
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The Awkward Yeti’s Thyroid Comics

I’ve been a fan of The Awkward Yeti  comics for ages now, and in particular, the Heart and Brain series. He’s done two comics so far on hypothyroidism, too. You can see them below.  Continue reading “The Awkward Yeti’s Thyroid Comics”