Grand Rapids ENT

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Thyroid/Parathyroid

Thyroid and parathyroid glands are endocrine glands which are located in the base of the neck. These glands produce hormones to help regulate the physiological functions in your body such as metabolism.

Disorders of the Thyroid and Parathyroid

  • Thyroid swelling
  • Hyperparathyroidism (Overactive parathyroid)
  • Hyperthyroidism (Overactive thyroid)
  • Hypoparathyroidism (Underactive parathyroid)
  • Hypothyroidism (Underactive thyroid)

Treatment

Depending on your condition and the medical examination performed by your physician, some treatment options may include:

  • Monitoring status
  • Thyroid medications
  • Surgery