What is the thyroid gland?
- The thyroid is a gland on the front of your neck. It is under your voice box (larynx). The thyroid gland controls your heart rate, blood pressure, body temperature, and weight.
- If your thyroid gland is removed or no longer works, you have to take daily medication.
Anatomy of the Thyroid
- The thyroid gland is made up of two lobes and a thin isthmus that connects the lobes.