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Iodine Beyond Your Thyroid: an Essential Nutrient for all Organ Systems

Although Iodine is an essential nutrient required for all organ systems, it’s commonly misunderstood.

For example, a healthy adult body contains roughly 25 mg of iodine, 70-80% of which is stored in the thyroid gland, yet many people think they have an “iodine allergy.”

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People actually have an allergy to iodinated contrast used for radiological imaging.

But that’s not all. People with thyroid disease*, who would actually benefit from iodine, have been told that iodine is bad for them. 

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Here’s a review of the biology that may help clear up this confusion:

We discuss more about:

-Why taking iodine increases TSH (which is not necessarily a bad thing)

-How TSH actually helps the body increase iodine absorption

-Why iodine should be taken with selenium

-Do iodine allergies really exist?

-Iodine uses beyond just the thyroid

I think you’ll find this one helpful!

Team MYOXCIENCE

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


1 comment

  • Great informative video on Iodine! Years ago I had read that NO ONE should take iodine as a supplement. Now I know the reason. Thanks so much!

    Bonita

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