Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

Though doctors and people do not normally associate iodine with oxygen, we have to see that iodine-carrying thyroid hormones are essential for oxygen-based metabolism. First increases of iodine and thyroid hormones increase red blood cell mass and increase the oxygen disassociation from hemoglobin.[1] Thyroid hormones have a significant influence on erythropoiesis, which is the process … Continue reading Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen


Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

We knew a hundred years ago that we needed more iodine and governments started putting a tiny bit in table salt. It was not enough and after the nuclear accident at Fukushima, we need more because of the radioactive iodine released into the environment. Humans in the 21st Century have an absolute need for iodine … Continue reading Main Reasons Iodine Supplementation is Essential

Iodine Deficiency Symptoms

The analysis of “National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys” data of moderate to severe iodine deficiency is present now in a significant proportion of the U.S. population, with a clear increasing trend over the past 20 years, caused by reduced iodized table salt usage.[1] Along with magnesium and selenium, iodine is one of the most … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency Symptoms

Iodine Treats and Prevents Cancer

In concert with its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions, iodine affects several molecular pathways that are part of differentiation and apoptosis in cells. Ongoing epidemiological evidence points to iodine’s role in prevention and treatment of cancers through these effects. High rates of goiter (iodine deficiency) correlates with higher rates of cancer mortality. This has been known … Continue reading Iodine Treats and Prevents Cancer

The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine – Dr. Edward Group

Did you know that over 90% of people and pets in the U.S. are mineral deficient? And most of those people are deficient in iodine? In this video, we check in with Dr. Edward Group to discuss the health benefits of iodine In this Dr. Group interview, he explains how low iodine levels are connected … Continue reading The Powerful Health Benefits of Iodine – Dr. Edward Group

How Iodine Deficiency Contributes to Cancer – Dr. David Brownstein, MD

In this video, cancer researcher Ty Bollinger speaks with Dr. David Brownstein, MD, best-selling author, lecturer, and researcher. Dr. Brownstein shares about our cells need for iodine and how iodine-deficiency contributes to cancer - especially thyroid cancer, cancer of the ovaries, uterine cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and pancreatic cancer. The full interview with Dr. … Continue reading How Iodine Deficiency Contributes to Cancer – Dr. David Brownstein, MD

Iodine Supplements and Dosages

Iodine is necessary for the proper function of many of the body’s tissues including the breasts, pancreas, brain, stomach, adrenal glands, skin, salivary glands, and cerebral spinal fluid. Iodine deficiency can lead to a dysfunction of these tissues and cause symptoms such as dry mouth, dry skin, reduced alertness, brain fog, fibromyalgia, fibrocystic breasts, and many … Continue reading Iodine Supplements and Dosages

How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue

Thyroid and adrenal fatigue are linked. Nothing in the body exists in a vacuum. Everything is connected. Find out more in my latest video on thyroid stress and adrenal fatigue.       Related post Iodine and Hyperthyroidism The Role of Vitamin B-12 in Thyroid Health What Is Adrenal Fatigue? – Causes and Symptoms Thyroid … Continue reading How to Heal Thyroid and Adrenal Fatigue


12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them There is no end to the tricks that endocrine disruptors can play on our bodies: increasing production of certain hormones; decreasing production of others; imitating hormones; turning one hormone into another; interfering with hormone signaling; telling cells to die prematurely; competing with essential nutrients; binding to essential … Continue reading DIRTY DOZEN ENDOCRINE DISRUPTORS

Balance your hormones to stay young

Specific hormones' role in longevity and healthy ageing is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, it formed the basis of key discussions at the recent International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh and the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies Congress. According to the latest theories, the following hormones may be key to healthy ageing: 1. DHEA … Continue reading Balance your hormones to stay young