The thyroid gland does a lot of important jobs in your body. For example, this gland manages your metabolic rate and contributes to the healthy functioning of your heart, digestion, muscles and bones.
Generally, you don't notice that your thyroid is even there unless it develops a problem. While many thyroid conditions are harmless and easily treated, some are more serious. For example, some people develop cancer in their thyroid. What are the signs that you may have a problem?