30 results found for: iodine

Iodine. Should you or shouldn’t you?

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?

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 […]

Why I Discourage High-Dose Iodine

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 […]

Can you fix thyroid disease with iodine?

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 […]

Stabilize Thyroid

Jumpstart Your System for Optimal Results. Testing thyroid function is smart. But it’s the art of interpretation that optimizes your treatment and the results. To jump-start your thyroid, start with an accurate diagnosis. What causes a destabilization in your thyroid? One thing can be eating too much processed sugar and […]

Thyroid Function Naturally Enhanced In 5 Steps

Did you know that thyroid disease can cause unexplained weight gain and fatigue? It can also cause depression, hair loss, anxiety, dry skin and poor memory. When tested randomly, at least 10% of adults are found to have thyroid disease. In additional 10-15% of adults may have early thyroid disease. […]

Goitrogen Clarity

Subscribe to the iTunes Podcast Now Listen Here: Goitrogen Clarity – By Dr. Alan Christianson: Hey there. Dr. Alan Christianson here. I am really eager to talk to you all about Goiter and Goitrogen and help make some good sense out of this. Its so important because you know you […]

Thyroid Function Naturally Enhanced In 5 Steps

Did you know that thyroid disease can cause unexplained weight gain and fatigue? It can also cause depression, hair loss, anxiety, dry skin and poor memory. When tested randomly, at least 10% of adults are found to have thyroid disease.  In additional 10-15% of adults may have early thyroid disease. […]

Food Introduction Schedule For Infants

  Food Introduction Schedule For Infants 6 MONTHS FOODS At 6 months, foods are introduced into the breast feeding regime. Several qualities are desirable: 1) Generally, hypoallergenic foods should be used; 2) Easy chewability; 3) reasonably iron-rich (but not high iron); 4) Adequate fiber and fluid levels for the health […]

Special K!

No, not the cereal, K is for Kalium, or potassium as we now call it.  One of the first natural health legends I learned about was a man named Karl Jurak.  The story goes that he was a youth enjoying the Austrian high country, when suddenly he lost all of […]