An over- or underactive thyroid can affect women from puberty to menopause.
Your thyroid is an endocrine gland that’s shaped like a butterfly and located in the front of your neck. This small but mighty gland makes thyroid hormones, which impact nearly every function in your body.
Here’s a look at thyroid disorders and how they can affect women of all ages.
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