The Thyroid gland is a butterfly shaped organ and is one of the largest endocrine glands in the body. Any problems with this gland can affect all aspects of your life. According to a projection from various studies on thyroid disease, it has been estimated that about 42 million people in India suffer from thyroid diseases.
There are different types of thyroid diseases. The most commonly seen problem is Hypothyroidism (under-acting thyroid gland) followed by Hyperthyroidism (over-acting thyroid gland), Goiter (thyroid swelling) and Thyroid cancers.