Goiter

Justin Theo Trenton Jack Naiomi

What causes it?

When your thyroid is poducing too much thyroid hormone.

What can people do to avoid this disease?

Nothing really. It is not your fault that your body does not make enough thyroid hormones. The only thing you can do is get treatment.

How did it get its name?

The term "goitre" means enlargement in the thyroid in the United Kingdom. The U.S. calls it goiter.

How was it disovered?

In the 1800's A doctor from france discoverd this disease in a small village.A couple years later he found out what it was.