The doctor-endokrinolog Tatyana Bocharova warned than man threatening thyroid disease.
The thyroid gland is a small organ, in an adult it weighs only 16-30 grams. If there are problems with the thyroid gland, it can affect several other body systems, including the heart and brain. When a failure occurs on pregnant women, there is a risk that it will affect the mental development of the child. Often lead to problems with the thyroid gland is capable of iodine deficiency. Distinguish among the symptoms decreased performance, lethargy, racing weight and pain in the neck.
In the presence of manifestations of problems with the thyroid gland it is better to consult a doctor. In order to prevent you can include in your diet rich in iodine. These include seaweed, fish oil, eggs, beans and carrots. In addition, a good way to meet the deficit will be iodized salt.