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09 September 2019 / / FamilyHealth

Iodine plays an essential role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones necessary for normal growth, development, and metabolism. Iodine deficiency results in low thyroid hormone production which leads to poor metabolism, reduced intellectual ability, goiter (swollen neck), and many other health problems. This article is a compilation of everything you need to know about iodine deficiency. Read on to equip yourself with essential knowledge and prevention strategies.