Iodine deficiency: Top five signs you need to know!

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Iodine deficiency: Top five signs you need to know!

Posted on : Saturday 22nd of October 2016

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New Delhi: Iodine deficiency is very common in our country. The signs and symptoms of iodine deficiency may vary according to individuals and the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. The major source of iodine is iodized salt.

Iodine deficiency can have a catastrophic effect on our body.

Here are some signs of iodine deficiency:


When our body doesn't get enough iodine, it leads to obstructed in bowel movements or constipation.

Weight gain

Lack of iodine in our body can slow down the energy burning process that leads to unexplained weight gain.


Iodine deficiency in our body leads to enlargement of the thyroid gland that causes swelling in the neck.


As thyroid hormones play an important role in neurological development, iodine deficiency leads to depression and other mental disorders.

Change in menstrual cycle

Iodine deficiency leads to an irregular or heavy menstrual cycle as thyroid hormones affect the production of reproductive hormones like estrogen and fluctuations.

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