Thyroid diseases have documented association with psychiatric illnesses. Hypothyroidism or subclinical hypothyroidism lowers the metabolic rate so it could cause a reduction in serotonin levels in turn leading to depression in many people. It could happen in many chronic medical conditions too.
Thyroid Cancers are found in the thyroid gland which is responsible for the regulation of the metabolic rate of our body. Thyroid nodules are very common but thyroid cancers are found less often. Only 1.2% of the population has been found to be suffering from Thyroid Cancer. It’s one of the cancers with a very good prognosis if diagnosed early. The cause of cancer is still not certain but risk factors have been found to be associated with it.
The thyroid gland is one of the most crucial glands of our body, it controls the metabolic rate of our body. It controls the energy consumption of our body so almost every system in the body is under the control of the Thyroid gland.