Understanding Your Thyroid

Your thyroid controls your hormones and can affect nearly every area of your body, from how fast you burn calories to how fast your heart beats.

January is designated Thyroid Awareness Month, a month set aside for healthcare providers to educate the public about thyroid health, diagnosis and treatment. The specialists at Lake Ear, Nose, Throat And Facial Plastic Surgery explain how this tiny gland has such a big effect on our health.