Articles about: Iodine

Troubleshoot Your Thyroid

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 26 seconds The thyroid is first and foremost responsible for metabolic activity of every cell in the body. When the metabolism is normal, one of the by-products is heat. When thyroid function is sluggish, as in a hypothyroid condition, cellular metabolism decreases, resulting in […]

Little Known Dangers To Your Thyroid

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Average Reading Time: 2 minutes and 31 seconds A few years ago, “Julie,” who was a patient of mine, complained that her thyroid blood test suddenly skyrocketed. She had been on thyroid medication successfully for years, and had always received regular thyroid testing. Her test revealed an unexplainable, sudden and […]

How to Flush Fluoride from your Body

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Average Reading Time: 3 minutes and 1 second Did you know that fluoride was used through the 1950’s to suppress thyroid function in cases of hyperthyroidism in South America and Europe? (1) Today, fluoride is everywhere from the drinking water, to non-stick pans, toothpastes and many medications. It is estimated […]

Protect Your Breasts

Protect Your Breasts

Did you know that there is more iodine stored in the female breast tissue than there is in the thyroid? Research suggests the reason may be that iodine, which is rare, is essential for brain development in infancy. Storing iodine in the breast may have been an evolutionary safeguard to […]

Iodine Deficiency

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Perhaps one of the most significant risk factors for optimal health is the potential for nutritional deficiencies. One of the most important and prevalent deficiencies today is the current lack of iodine in our diet. Here are some statistics: In the last 30 years, according to the National Health Nutritional […]

Could Fluoride Be Causing a Thyroid Epidemic?

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It would be quite a skill to avoid fluoride these days. Most water supplies have it, as do some toothpastes, non-stick pans, and many medications such as Prozac (flouxetine). It is estimated that the average American gets somewhere between 1.6 to 6.6 mg/day of fluoride each day. What most people […]