Signs of iodine deficiency which you should not ignore.

Iodine deficiency may not be a seemingly fatal physical ailment.But it can lead to long lasting physical difficulties if ignored.It is a very common problem worldwide and is a major cause of thyroid disorders. Deficiency of iodine causes a range of diseases which, altogether are termed as iodine deficiency diseases. There can be situations where a person might not be getting adequate iodine, but may not show any symptoms of iodine deficiency. The easiest way to know if a person has iodine deficiency is to get a urine test done or a blood test done to check the level of iodine in the body. Here are the most common signs that can tell you that your thyroid is not functioning properly due to deficiency of iodine.

You feel lethargic and tired most of the times and suffer from weakness constantly.

You may start feeling cold, even when it is visibly warm for the others around you.

You may have difficulty in concentrating and might have a poor memory.

You may experience unusual weight gain.

You may become more prone to depressive periods.

You may notice your skin becoming thick and puffy or your face becoming puffier than usual.

You may suffer from hair loss.

You may start having frequent problems of constipation.

Your skin might feel really dry.You might feel your heart beating slower.

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