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Will low iodine cause salt cravings and high bp?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: No

Iodine is added to salt to help prevent goiter (thyroid deficiency) because it's an easy way to introduce iodine into the population.
It has nothing to do with salt per se. Nor will it affect your bp.

In brief: No

Iodine is added to salt to help prevent goiter (thyroid deficiency) because it's an easy way to introduce iodine into the population.
It has nothing to do with salt per se. Nor will it affect your bp.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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