Sometimes the mightiest things come in small packages. Enter the thyroid. The powerful gland (located in your neck) is not-so-large-but-very-much-in-charge of all performance areas of your life, from metabolism and bone growth to hair and nail production. For something we’re so reliant on, it might be surprising to know that thyroid dysfunction runs rampant in the U.S. Even more surprising is that of the 30 million that experience this abnormality, over half of those are undiagnosed.
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