What is food mineral?

Minerals are inorganic elements that originate in the earth and cannot be made in the body. They play important roles in various bodily functions and are necessary to sustain life and maintain optimal health, and thus are essential nutrients.

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Iodine toxicity

Because high amounts of iodine inhibit synthesis of thyroid hormones and stimulate growth of the thyroid gland, iodine toxicity also can cause goiter. In other words, both too much and too little iodine cause goiter.

Overzealous supplementation is the most common cause of iodine toxicity.

High doses of free iodine, such as in form of iodine tincture, are highly toxic, if brought into body cavities, and cause swelling and bleeding of mucous membranes.
Iodine toxicity 
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