Iodine deficiency: Introduction
Iodine is needed by the thyroid gland for healthy
Lack of iodine can lead to goitre, a swollen neck due to
a swollen thyroid gland.
is much less common in industrialized nations due to the addition of iodine
to table salt. ...more »
Symptoms of Iodine deficiency
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Treatments for Iodine deficiency
- Long term dietary supplementation of iodine
- Iodised salt
- Food supplementation
- Diet rich in natural iodine - milk, egg yolks, saltwater fish
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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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