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5 Ways to Protect Yourself from Iodine Toxicity

Posted on 14. Jun, 2012 by .


There’s no denying the fact that iodine has become a popular treatment method for hypothyroidism today. And rightfully so, considering that most websites discussing the topic of hypothyroidism bombard you with advertisements for the latest and greatest iodine supplements that are sure to cure your hypothyroidism. But have you ever stopped to question the safety or legitimacy behind saturating your body with unnatural amounts of iodine? The popularity behind the use of iodine for hypothyroidism […]

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3 Dangers of Iodine Therapy for Hypothyroidism

Posted on 12. Jun, 2012 by .


Iodine therapy has become quite popular as a “potential” solution for hypothyroidism today. Much of its popularity arises from its use in treating goiters centuries ago. But today, could it be causing more harm than good? It is well known that the thyroid gland requires iodine to produce thyroid hormone. But few people understand the potential dangers of iodine therapy and excessive iodine consumption. Dangers of Excessive Iodine Today, iodine deficiency is extremely rare even […]

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