What is potassium iodide?
Potassium iodide is a form of iodine designed to be taken as a food supplement. It is highly bioavailable and easily absorbed by the body. Epigenetics potassium iodide is a pure and controlled formulation containing only purified water and potassium iodide.
What do we need iodine for?
Iodine carries many responsibilities in the body. Among other things, iodine is essential:
- for the normal functioning of the nervous system;
- for skin health;
- for protein synthesis;
- for the synthesis and regular functioning of thyroid hormones;
- to support cognitive functions;
- for normal development of connective tissue, hair, nails and skin.
How to recognise iodine deficiency?
Persistent iodine deficiency can lead to serious health problems, which is why maintaining the body’s iodine reserves is vital. Since our bodies do not produce iodine, it is important to obtain the iodine from external sources to maintain iodine reserves. However, iodine deficiency can occur if the food we consume is low in iodine. The body’s iodine deficiency can manifest itself in a number of ways. The most common symptoms may include:
The most common may be:
- weight gain;
- greater fear of cold;
- dry skin;
- hair loss;
- general weakness and fatigue;
- growth retardation in children due to iodine deficiency.
When to consider iodine supplements?
Iodine supplementation may be helpful if the body is iodine deficient or if the food consumed is low in iodine. Excessive consumption of foods containing goitrogens and regular consumption of iodine-rich foods may contribute to iodine deficiency.
How to take Epigenetics potassium iodide?
According to the manufacturer’s recommendations, the daily dosage for adults is 8 drops with water or juice during breakfast. According to the Estonian national dietary recommendations, the recommended daily intake of iodine for adults is 150 micrograms. The consumption of a food supplement does not replace a healthy and versatile diet but can provide additional stimulation to the body.
How to store the product correctly?
It is best to keep the iodine bottle in a dry and cool place, out of the reach of children and to consume it within 6 months after the first opening.