Life Saving Bindi a novel approach to Combat Iodine Deficiency

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ISSN: 2347 - 7881
(Volume 5, Issue 12)

 

Received On: 28/06/2017; Accepted On: 22/08/2017; Published On: 01/12/2017

 

AUTHORS:
D. Giri Raja Sekhar*, D. Sai Sravani, H. Thulasi , Chakka Gopinath
Department of Pharmacy Practice,
Annamacharya college of Pharmacy, Rajampet, AP, India.
*giriraj.pharma@gmail.com

 

 

ABSTRACT:
The thyroid gland produces thyroid hormones. The two most important hormones are tetraiodothyronine (thyroxine or T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).Iodine deficiency is a major health problem in India. Iodine deficiency that can lead to disorders like goiter, hypothyroidism and even brain damage. Even mild iodine deficiency in pregnant women can result in children being born with cretinism and mental retardation.

 

 

How to cite this article: Sekhar DGR, Sravani DS, Thulasi H, Gopinath C;Life Saving Bindi a novel approach to Combat Iodine Deficiency; PharmaTutor; 2017; 5(12); 9-11

 

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