This historical before photo shows a 14-year-old girl with hypothyroid.
Her symptoms appear to be puffiness around the eyes, thickened lips, depressed root of the nose (saddle nose), as well as straight, dry, coarse hair.
According to The Iodine Crisis by Lynne Farrow, iodine is an essential micronutrient needed by every cell in the body.
In recent years, iodine deficiency has become a public health crisis because iodine can displaced by environmental toxins.
In the before photos, notice the typical hypothyroid symptoms including puffy face and eyes, swollen neck area, dull complexion, dullness in the eyes, hooded eyelids, thinning eyebrows, under eye bags.
It does not use ionizing radiation and is commonly used to evaluate lumps or nodules found during a routine physical or other imaging exam.An ultrasound of the thyroid produces pictures of the thyroid gland and the adjacent structures in the neck.The thyroid gland is located in front of the neck just above the collar bones and is shaped like a butterfly, with one lobe on either side of the neck connected by a narrow band of tissue.This procedure requires little to no special preparation.Leave jewelry at home and wear loose, comfortable clothing. Ultrasound is safe and painless, and produces pictures of the inside of the body using sound waves.It is very common for patchy areas or nodules to develop in the thyroid that may or may not be felt on the skin surface.