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Iodine deficiency

Iodine deficiency: Introduction

Iodine is needed by the thyroid gland for healthy functioning. Lack of iodine can lead to goitre, a swollen neck due to a swollen thyroid gland. However, iodine deficiency is much less common in industrialized nations due to the addition of iodine to table salt. ...more »

Symptoms of Iodine deficiency

Treatments for Iodine deficiency

  • Iodine
  • Long term dietary supplementation of iodine
    • Iodised salt
    • Food supplementation
    • Diet rich in natural iodine - milk, egg yolks, saltwater fish
  • more treatments...»

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Iodine deficiency: Deaths

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Iodine deficiency: Complications

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Causes of Iodine deficiency

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Iodine deficiency: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Iodine deficiency

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Prevention of Iodine deficiency

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More information about Iodine deficiency

  1. Iodine deficiency: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Deaths
  9. Complications
 

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