Iodine deficiency

What is Iodine deficiency?

Decreased level of iodine in the body results in iodine deficiency.Iodine deficiency gives rise to goiter as well as cretinism, which results in developmental delays and other health problems.

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hi can a deficiency in omega-3 fatty acids cause an enlarged goitre? ( a benign nodule in the thyroid). how common is omega-3 deficiency in north...

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Dear XXXXXXX,
Thanks for writing in. Omega 3 fatty acids have no direct relationship with thyroid dysfunction and goiter. Although omega 3 fatty...

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Lately, my heart has been racing. I am 23 and I suffer from an iodine deficiency. I have been taking Kelp and Lugol's Solution for about a year now...

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HI !
I had gone through your question and I understand your concern .

Yes your thyroid gland effect your heart , hormons produced by the gland...

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Hi,
I am suffering from condition
cold hands/feet, can't gain weight, lethargy
{low stomach acid(I don't know).}
I went to doctor to know if I was...

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Hi XXXXXXX

Thank you for your query on Healthcare Magic.

There are different causes for not gaining weight, cold hands and feet, and lethargy apart...

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