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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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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Dogs Need Iodine?

I am a ‘dog mom’.  I have 2 dogs that are raw fed and holistically cared for.  I have a PooChin (poodle / Japanese chin mix) and a ShiChi (Shih Tuz / Chihuahua mix).  They are both 14 lbs.  Their lifestyle has kept them both healthy and neither have required frequent visits to the vet.  We visit every 3 years for the rabies vaccine.  About 2 years ago my PooChin – Snickerdoodles (aka Snickers) started […]

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