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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - Dr. Sonny Saggar, is here to discuss this often under diagnosed, but easily treated problem. The thyroid is a butterfly-shaped gland in the center of your neck that sends certain hormones around the body. It`s the `master gland of metabolism`. 1 in 8 women will develop a thyroid disorder during her lifetime, so many doctors routinely screen for thyroid disease in their female patient.
With an overactive thyroid, you can get symptoms such as: