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Will kelp really help the symptoms of hypothyroidism?

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Dr. Carol Cheney
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Kelp is a type of seaweed that is high in iodine iodine is required for the body to synthesize thyroid hormone, but .
If you have hypothyroidism, however, your thyroid is unable to produce thyroid hormone no matter how much iodine you take in.

In brief: No

Kelp is a type of seaweed that is high in iodine iodine is required for the body to synthesize thyroid hormone, but .
If you have hypothyroidism, however, your thyroid is unable to produce thyroid hormone no matter how much iodine you take in.
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