The thyroid gland is responsible for basal metabolic rate, blood pressure, and it aids in the development of the reproductive system. There are numerous types of thyroid diseases or disorders that can affect the entire body. In a 2-page paper research Hyper and hypothyroidism and compare and contrast the 2 conditions. Give examples of the symptoms and treatment plans for each disorder. What medications are prescribed for each condition? Make sure you provide your resources. There are many reputable internet sources for obtaining information; on such source is MedlinePlus which provides health information from the United States National Library of Medicine.