A 55-year-old female asked:
what is the function of a thyroid gland?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Leroy Fleischer answered
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Controls metabolism: The thyroid gland controls your body's metabolism. An under-active thyroid can cause weight gain, for instance. Your doctor can order simple blood tests to check on your thyroid.
Answered on Dec 22, 2016
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