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Marianely Morales module 3 activity 2 5.30.2018 The Various Forms of Thyroid Disease Many conditions influence the thyroid and therefore overall bodily function. The two primary forms of thyroid dysfunction are known as hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism. Both conditions alter the thyroid’s ability to produce thyroid hormones. These hormones influence nearly every aspect of the body including weight management, energy usage, neurological function, sleep, and many others. The two conditions have mirrored and profound impact on the thyroid and subsequently the rest of the body. Hypothyroidism An underactive thyroid, also known as hypothyroidism, is typified by decreased availability of thyroid hormones resulting in an overall slowing of bodily function. The condition can be caused poor thyroid hormone production, reduced conversion of inactive thyroid hormone (T4) into the active form (T3), inhibited hormone receptivity, nutritional deficiencies, and other factors. Conditions such
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  • Fall '16
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