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Synthroid
...  is a brand name for a drug known as levothyroxine sodium. It is normally used as a replacement therapy in hypothyroidism, which is thyroid that functions below the normal standards. It can also be administered for pituitary TSH suppression in cases where nodules or goiters have developed. It may also be applied in conjunction with surgery and radioidine therapy as a means of managing  ...

Hypothalamus
...  pituitary to secrete Thyroid Stimulating Hormone or TSH. TSH, in turn, is responsible for controlling the secretion of the thyroid hormones in the thyroid glands. The thyroid hormones; namely, thyroxine, T4 or triiodothyronine, and T3 are the major metabolic hormones of the body. They help metabolize major foodstuffs in the body like carbohydrates, lipids and proteins. These major  ...

Thyroid Gland
...  cervical ganglia. Additional innervation is supplied by the second to the seventh segment of the spinal cord with their preganglionic neurons. The thyroid is the gland that produces the hormones thyroxine and triiodothyronine. Plus, it makes a little calcitonin. The two primary hormones that the thyroid secretes are managed by the pituitary gland’s adenohypophesis. The hormones’  ...


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