What Do You Know About Your Thyroid?

In less than 2 minutes, could you tell us about your thyroid — and its importance? From the location to the size to potential problems, tell us your confidence level to lead the conversation. Well, now is the perfect time to brush up on some skills. January is Thyroid Awareness Month. We’re here to help. Let’s talk about the hormone-producing gland that plays a role…

Thyroid Disease May Cause Dry Skin

Thyroidawarenessmonth 159055705Did you know that January is Thyroid Awareness Month? At Clark Podiatry Center, we believe it’s important for patients to understand how this butterfly-shaped gland can affect the body, including feet and ankles. Hypothyroidism is a condition in which the thyroid gland is underactive. The results can influence everything from metabolism to organ function. An underactive thyroid can also cause an increased thickening of the…