Iodine deficiency induced hypothroidism

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Iodine deficiency induced hypothroidism
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Image by Wen-Yan King
Sumatra, Indonesia.

This is a massive goiter caused by the continued lack of iodine (a micronutrient) in his diet. This is a condition both preventable and treatable with just pinches of iodized salt. But, unlike western countries, the sale of uniodized salt is not regulated in developing countries.

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6 Kommentare zu “Iodine deficiency induced hypothroidism

  1. velvetink / s perrin Autor des Beitrags

    Awesome image! It’s criminal that governments do not inform people of the dangers of not enough iodine in their diet. Even in Australia the rate of iodine induced hypothroidism is very high (Australia soil is very depleted).

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