Thyroid Cancer & Iodine

Medical ignorance is epidemic and nowhere is this more evident than in how contemporary medicine views and treats thyroid cancer. Overtreatment of thyroid cancer with radioactive iodine is rampant even though there is substantial uncertainty about the indications for radioactive iodine for thyroid cancer. Radioactive iodine absorbed by the thyroid can injure the gland. There was a large increase … Continue reading Thyroid Cancer & Iodine

Iodine and Hyperthyroidism

Source: Iodine and Hyperthyroidism by Dr. Edward Group Your thyroid gland produces the hormones that control and regulate your metabolism. Iodine is the fuel it runs on. Too little iodine and you may experience hypothyroidism, a condition in which the thyroid does not produce enough hormones. Conversely, hyperthyroidism occurs when the thyroid produces too much of the thyroid … Continue reading Iodine and Hyperthyroidism