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Thyroid and Parathyroid

Thyroid and Parathyroid

This video describes the anatomy, and function of the thyroid and parathyroid glands, hormone functions and effects of imbalances.

Time Stamps

TSH stimulates the thyroid 0:04 

Thyroid Anatomy 2:15 

Molecules needed for thyroid hormone production 3:42 

How thyroid hormone is produced in follicular cells 4:22 

Functions of thyroid hormones 7:13 

Hyperthyroidism, Hypothyroidism symptoms 9:53 

Grave’s disease, and Hashimoto’s disease 11:25 

The Parathyroid Gland 14:02 

Parathyroid hormone (PTH) and calcitonin in calcium regulation 15:40 

Rickets, osteomalacia, osteoporosis 19:00 

Hormone summary chart 20:52 

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