Also indexed as:Iodine Deficiency Hypothyroidism
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Ask about iodineAsk your healthcare provider if your goiter may be caused by too little or too much iodine in your body.
Ensure proper nutritionNutrient deficiencies, including zinc, manganese, and vitamin A, and severe protein malnutrition contribute to an inability to use iodine well and to goiter development.

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The information presented by TraceGains is for informational purposes only. It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage as cited in each article. The results reported may not necessarily occur in all individuals. Self-treatment is not recommended for life-threatening conditions that require medical treatment under a doctor's care. For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over the counter medication is also available. Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using any supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications. Information expires December 2022.