The thyroid gland is a tiny organ that wraps around the windpipe in the front of the neck (trachea). It’s in the shape of a butterfly, smaller in the centre with two large wings that wrap over the side of your neck. The thyroid gland is a kind of gland. Glands are located throughout your body and produce and release compounds that assist your body in performing various functions. Your thyroid produces hormones that aid in the regulation of numerous bodily systems.


When your thyroid isn’t functioning correctly, it can have a negative influence on your entire body. Hyperthyroidism is a disorder that occurs when your body produces too much thyroid hormone. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which your body produces too little thyroid hormone. Both of these disorders are dangerous and should be addressed by a Thyroid Surgeon.

Conditions that Can Cause Hypothyroidism Include,

  1. Thyroiditis is a disorder in which the thyroid gland becomes inflamed (swells). Thyroiditis might cause your thyroid to generate less hormones.
  2. Thyroiditis caused by Hashimoto’s: Hashimoto’s thyroiditis is a painless autoimmune illness in which the body’s cells assault and destroy the thyroid gland. This is a condition that is passed down through the generations.
  3. Postpartum thyroiditis is a disorder that affects 5% to 9% of women after they give birth. It’s generally only a short-term problem.
  4. Iodine deficiency: The thyroid uses iodine to make hormones. Iodine insufficiency is a worldwide problem that affects several million individuals…
  5. Thyroid gland dysfunction: The thyroid gland does not always operate properly from birth. About 1 in every 4,000 births is affected. If the kid is not treated, he or she may develop physical and mental problems in the future. Thyroid function is checked in all babies with a screening blood test in the hospital.