Located inside your neck and just below your larynx (voice box), a butterfly-shaped gland called the thyroid is responsible for vital bodily functions such as energy utilization, brain development, metabolism, weight management, sleep and many more. The thyroid gland, despite being small, plays a major role in the endocrine system and affects almost all organs in our body, therefore it’s imperative that we take measures to protect and maintain its health.
The good news is, taking care of your thyroid can be done easily as early as today. For many, only a few lifestyle adjustments are necessary! Here’s how you can maintain your thyroid health.