The influence of endocrine disruptors on the male and female thyroid

Endocrine disruptors (EDs) are a class of chemicals used to produce everyday materials, such as some plastics, tin cans, electrical and household appliances, cosmetics, pesticides, etc. EDs are, however, not without danger. These molecules interfere with the endocrine system, disrupting the physiological production and target effects of hormones. In particular,…