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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Hypothyroidism, Hashimotos & Iodine

It has been known for many years that a lack of iodine can create a goiter.  What is a goiter you ask?  A goiter is the swelling of the thyroid gland in an attempt to capture more iodine from the blood stream in a deficient state.  Goiter is more common in 3rd world countries where overall nutrition  is lacking.  We saw it in the United States prior to the addition of iodized salt into the American […]

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