Thyroid function influences our overall health and wellbeing.
When the function of the butterfly-shaped gland is abnormal, we experience an array of symptoms that affect our quality of life. For that reason, and many others, it’s important to be proactive in order to support thyroid health.
Of course, diet plays a huge role in the function of this gland. Generally speaking, our body requires a whole spectrum of vitamins and minerals to keep us healthy.
Potassium is one of those minerals, and you're probably well aware it’s crucial for healthy blood pressure. But, in this post, we’re going to focus on its relationship with the thyroid.
Does thyroid really need potassium to function properly?
What happens if levels of this mineral are too low? We explore these questions in this article to understand the connection between thyroid health and potassium.