It’s Time to Stop The Insane Iodine Dosage Increasing

**Update**  It’s come to my attention there there are some using this post to browbeat some individuals who are successfully taking high doses.  Stop it! There are still more using this to claim that I’m saying small doses are good. That’s not what I’m saying either.  My point is that people have been coming to the idea of supplementing believing they had to get to 100 mgs quickly for it to work.  The sweet spot […]

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20 Years Ago My Nightmare Began – Thyroid Cancer

It’s hard to believe that 20 years of my life have passed by since I was rolled into the operating room to have 1/2 of my thyroid removed “just to be sure”.  It was March 1, 2000 when I allowed the medical community to convince me that I would be better off without my thyroid gland because they couldn’t make a diagnosis and the test results showed that there were abnormal follicular cells. I had […]

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Testing Your Thyroid Levels Effectively

I’ve had a lot of questions about thyroid testing lately.   So I decided it was time for a blog post to address these questions.  If your doctor orders a TSH (Thyroid Stimulating Hormone) test only and proclaims you fine, you need to consider the continuation of your relationship.  TSH is a pituitary hormone.  It measures how much hormone is being sent out to “stimulate” your thyroid into making more thyroid hormones.  This hormone tells you […]

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