Thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland located in front of neck. It takes care of almost all of the metabolism in the body. It also takes care of many activities in our body as how fast we burn calories and also the heartrate. Thyroid makes two hormones, T4 is thyroxine, T3 is triiodothyronine. Women are most likely to get affected than men.
Thyroid in Women: One in eight women develops thyroid problem. Thyroid disease can cause irregular periods. It affects ovulation, makes it difficult to get pregnant. During pregnancy it can cause problem for both mother and the baby.