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    Low libido - subclinical hypothyroidism? Iodine deficiency?

    Hello, is it possible have low libido and poor erection due to low iodine? And I also have symptoms as hypothyroidism (hair loss, dry skin, cold intolerance, poor memory and concentration)? My blood results: TSH varies from 3.7 to 1.98 (0.350 - 4.94) Ant TG: <15 (0 - 115) FT4: 12.45 (9.01 -...
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    The History of Iodine

    The discovery of iodine, like many, many discoveries, was a fortuitous accident. The most fortuitous accident in the history of medicine is one story many of us are familiar with: the discovery of penicillin. We’ve all heard the stories of the mold ruining the cultures, and how suddenly a...
  3. Gianluca

    The Great Iodine Debate

    Iodine supplementation can be a confusing subject. I found this article, which I really enjoyed reading. I believe it summarize my 2 years of researching the topic of Iodine. If someone is considering supplementing with it, this can be a good read...
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    Iodine and Thyroid

    This happened years ago and again in the last couple of weeks, so may be helpful for some. Various times in my life I have had depression and even after getting hormones tuned up there has been some nagging mild depression that creeps up. My T4 and T3 levels look good, but my TSH has sometimes...
  5. Gianluca

    does Iodine influence hormone receptor activity?

    The doc on this website talks how Iodine doesn't just effect Thyroid function, but how every major hormone receptor in the body, need Iodine to function properly. Has anyone have ever seen? I couldn't find any data on it, but I increased my Iodine intake with 2% lugols about two weeks ago, and...
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    Thyroid Iodine and acne

    So I was taking 250mcg iodine a day for my thyroid and feeling pretty good however my shoulders broke out in terrible acne. I stopped taking the iodine and they cleared up, I recently tried taking kelp tablets instead of the potassium iodine (I think that is the form of iodine it was in now...
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    Luggol's for iodine?

    I had a blood work and my iodine level was near the bottom of the normal range. I also had high rT3. I got 2% Luggol's and am not sure how much to take. Last week I took 4 drops on my skin and I got diarrhea. I'm thinking one or two drops should be enough per week. On the internet some...
  8. Nelson Vergel

    Diet can influence thyroid function

    Which nutrients influence thyroid function? Leung: The micronutrient most understood in relation to thyroid health is iodine, since it is transported into the thyroid follicular cell as a requirement in the thyroid hormone synthesis pathway. The U.S. recommended dietary allowance (RDA) for...
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    Anyone taking iodine?

    So after being on trt for 4 months I was feeling good but exhausted and tired a fair bit, Added in a thyroid tablet with iodine 250mcg and some b vitamins and ashwanga and within 24 hours I had energy back and was feeling great. Been taking it for a week now and have a lot more energy each day...
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    American Thyroid Association Recommends Against Iodine Supplementation

    "...ingestion of more than 1,100 µg iodine per day is not recommended and can cause thyroid dysfunction. The recommended daily allowances of iodine intake in the United States are 150 µg for adults, 220 µg to 250 µg for pregnant women and 250 µg to 290 µg for women who are breast-feeding.Some...
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