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
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