Thyroid surgery at Cambridge Hospital
The thyroid is a small gland at the front of your neck. Its function is to control the metabolism of the body. Read more…
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By releasing hormones into the blood it influences the heart rate, body temperature, weight and nervous system. Thyroid disorders are common, and can affect men and women of all ages.
The type of treatment needed will depend on the condition of your thyroid. An underactive thyroid may simply require tablet treatment, a form of hormone replacement therapy. If you have an overactive thyroid gland you may initially need a course of tablets, alternatively, an operation may be required.