The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones which control many processes in your body, including your metabolism. Diseases of the thyroid affect the function of the hormone and consequently your metabolism.
Women are more likely to have thyroid diseases than men, especially right after pregnancy and during menopause.
Common thyroid disorders:
Hypothyroidism and PCOS sometimes co exist. Hypothyroidism and diabetes can also co exist. Hypothyroidism is known to cause insulin resistance. The Thyroid Management Program takes a multidisciplinary approach in the treatment of various thyroid diseases.