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Thyroid Disorder Among Children

Thyroid, one of the important hormones in the human body, plays a big role in the growth, brain development and reproduction. Nowadays, thyroid disorder is a common among both adults and children. Hypothyroidism, a medical condition when the thyroid gland does not produce enough hormones, is the most common thyroid disorder among children. Doctor@2pm discusses the causes, symptoms and treatment for thyroid diseases in children with Dr. Veena V Nair, Consultant of Paediatric Endocrinologist, Ananthapuri Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram.