The thyroid gland plays a vital role in the body. Thyroid disorders, whether temporary or permanent, which affect about one in 20 people, should be taken seriously. As the small, butterfly-shaped gland at the front of the neck impacts the overall health, it is important to diagnose and treat thyroid disorders accordingly.

Ashok Bhaseen from the Thyroid Federation International is a keen advocate for thyroid health. We spoke with him to draw attention to Thyroid Disease Awareness Month which is in January.

Note: The statements and opinions contained in this video are solely those of the speaker.

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