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Anil Kumar, PhD  | Last updated Sep 30, 2018 Thyroid and iodine are highly interconnected as iodine is a essential part of the thyroid hormones, T4 and T3. About 75% of iodine in the body is used by the thyroid. Because iodine is not produced by the body, insufficient iodine results in an insufficient hormone production. When the body's tissues do

    Anil Kumar, PhD  | Last updated Sep 19, 2018 Thyroid in pregnancy is required for baby's development, mother's health, and normal pregnancy. It is especially important for development of an infant's central nervous system. Because the baby's thyroid is not fully developed until second trimester, a mother's thyroid requirements increase during pregnancy. The levels fluctuate significantly in the first half of

By Anil Kumar, PhD Article's theme: Thyroid hormones, hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, and key risk factors.   What is Thyroid? Thyroid is one of the most critical glands for human well-being, particularly during pregnancy and childhood. Today, thyroid disease is a global health problem that impacts a significant population—including those in advanced economies despite widespread testing and continuous lowering of treatment thresholds that has brought significant