In Arizona, many retirees spend their summers elsewhere. To me, it marks the change of seasons to welcome my ‘snowbirds’ back in the fall and see them off in the spring. Several years ago I had a kind gentleman return for the winter with new symptoms: watery diarrhea after every […]
Who needs iodine? Since the nuclear reactor disaster in Japan, countless people have been taking iodine supplements. Many have just been stockpiling against possible need, but a sizable number have been taking mega-dose iodine prophylactically. All scientific sources have stated that those in the continental United States have no significant […]
By: Dr. Alan Christianson Remember how Goldilocks wanted her porridge not too hot, but not too cold, and her bed not too hard, but not too soft? Iodine is like this. Too little is not good, and too much is not good. Despite the fact that iodine is likely the […]
By: Dr. Alan Christianson Can you fix thyroid disease with iodine? Listen to my podcast Top Thyroid Myths About Thyroid Disease and find out why I call it the ‘Goldilocks Mineral’. Don’t forget to subscribe to my podcast while you’re there to stay up to date on all of the […]
From what we know, your thyroid needs iodine, so how is it possible that iodine could do it harm? This is a question I get all of the time, and I am more than happy to break it down for you in greater detail. So, let’s get to it.
When it comes to scientific research, I think it is important that we get clarity. Not only on the results, but how things are done. That’s why I want to talk to you about this fascinating study that came out of Denmark surrounding their own experiment with iodine.
The fact is that nothing affects the health of your thyroid more than your iodine intake. Today, I want to talk to you about another reason why avoiding vitamins with iodine is the right idea for your health.
You may have come under the impression that iodine is either toxic and you should not have any in your system, or it’s great and the sky’s the limit. But, there is a healthy range that you can consider to learn just how much iodine is best for you.
I recently received a really good question about the relationship between iodine and breast cancer. It was so good, that I want to base our discussion today around it. Here’s what you need to know about whether or not iodine prevents breast cancer.
We have discussed before the exact role that iodine plays in your overall health. But, the most important thing is ensuring that you’re getting it in the exact right amounts.