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How to Treat Iodine Deficiency: Guide

Posted by Ben White on

How to Treat Iodine Deficiency: Guide

To start a regimen of iodine supplementation should be based on a detailed nutritional, physical, and laboratory assessment. Once the need is established, some clinicians go straight for supraphysiologic dosing while others may implement a diet rich in sea vegetables to get the job done. How do you decide where to start? The first step is understanding the different supplement forms of iodine. Supplementation Iodine exists in several oxidative states in the body which perform vastly different actions. That said, there are a couple of forms of iodine to understand before starting to prescribe iodine. A working knowledge of these forms is...

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