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In what ways does iodine help control blood pressure?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
4 doctors agree
In brief: Needed for thyroid
Iodine is needed for the thyroid gland in the neck to produce a normal amount of thyroid hormone.
Lack of iodine causes low (hypo) thyroid hormone, which lowers the heart rate and leads to abnormal blood pressures (bp can be higher or lower than normal). On the other hand, too much thyroid hormone leads to higher heart rates and higher blood pressures.

In brief: Needed for thyroid
Iodine is needed for the thyroid gland in the neck to produce a normal amount of thyroid hormone.
Lack of iodine causes low (hypo) thyroid hormone, which lowers the heart rate and leads to abnormal blood pressures (bp can be higher or lower than normal). On the other hand, too much thyroid hormone leads to higher heart rates and higher blood pressures.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: It does not
Iodine does not control bp.

In brief: It does not
Iodine does not control bp.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Rick Koch
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Who says it
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