It is a key component of thyroid hormones, and a deficiency can lead to thyroid disorders like hypothyroidism. Some medications combine folic acid and iodine to support overall thyroid health.
In cases of dietary deficiencies or for individuals with limited access to iodine-rich foods, a combination of folic acid and iodine may be used as a dietary supplement to ensure they receive adequate levels of these important nutrients.
Dr. Aijaz Baba
Medical Officer, Health & Medical Education Department, J&K-India
Dr. Aadil Hussain Bhat
Scientist, UCLA School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, California USA