Iodine plays an essential role in the synthesis of thyroid hormones necessary for normal growth, development, and metabolism. Iodine deficiency results in low thyroid hormone production which leads to poor metabolism, reduced intellectual ability, goiter (swollen neck), and many other health problems. This article is a compilation of everything you need to know about iodine deficiency. Read on to equip yourself with essential knowledge and prevention strategies.
Traveling is both a great joy and a significant stressor. When travelling for business, your mind is on your work. When travelling for pleasure, you have the chance to get out and explore a new or well-loved part of the world, your mind is going to focus on your itinerary, tour destinations, and next meal. And that’s how traveling should be! Still, there are a lot of essential things you need to keep track of while you are traveling, and taking care of yourself should always be a priority. One of the most important things to keep track of is your medicine. To make it easy, we always recommend using a travel pill case.
Carrying around pills in the blister packs that they come in can be a nightmare. The pills pop out really easily, and you end up with them all at the bottom of your bag or pocket. The orange containers medications come in aren’t ideal either as they’re so easily identifiable. Pill organizers can help, but if you’re a fan of the outdoors you’re going to be exposed to the elements, so you need one that’s waterproof. That’s where this roundup can help.