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Where do I start? How much do I take?

One of the most common questions I get are “Where do I start?” and “How much do I take?” I know it may feel overwhelming but its a difficult answer to give because everyone’s story is different.  Their health conditions and history are different and the reasons they are looking into taking iodine again….different.  There is no one size fits all as drug manufacturers would have you believe for their products.  I think we all […]

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Iodine Detox or Iodism?

One of the most common questions and misconceptions is on the topic of an iodine overload vs a detox symptom from iodine pushing out toxic halides.  The root of the issue is a mass misunderstanding of iodine in general.  There is a fear that runs rampant – especially in the medical community.  It’s needless, honestly!  It all stems from the Wolff Chaikoff Effect that was later retracted but few knew about it because it was […]

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Iodine’s Power is Found in Iodolipids

The benefits of iodine and the thyroid gland are discussed by many doctors in varying degrees from 150 mcg to the more aggressive and knowledgeable “iodine doctors” who are willing to push doses up to 300 mgs in cases of cancer.  The 150 mcg camp supplements to keep the appearance of iodine starvation hidden.  This dosage was determined as a way to avoid goiter.  When the thyroid gland needs iodine it will swell.  But does […]

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Does Taking Iodine Lead to Hyperthyroidism?

Iodine and hyperthyroidism (or autoimmune conditions like Graves Disease) is not a topic that I deal with too often.  It is important to have a diagnosis of hyperthyroidism and not just a feeling.  Symptoms like heart palpitations and sweating can also be a result of adrenal fatigue due to low thyroid.  So testing is imporatnt.  In other cases hyperthyroidism diagnosis based on symptoms may be a temporary swing in thyroid hormones due to a Hashimotos […]

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