Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Iodine, Thyroid and Low Body Temperature

Who will benefit from taking iodine? Actually, the answer is just about everyone will benefit from more iodine. Did you know that over 30% of the US has thyroid problems and that is probably a huge underestimate considering how iodine deficient the population is in...
Iodine, Metabolism and Oxygen

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...
Radioactive Iodine 129 & 131

Radioactive Iodine 129 & 131

In the 1990s, many studies reported an increase in thyroid cancer in children due to the release of Iodine-131 during the Chernobyl accident in 1986 (Prisyazhniuk et al., 1991; Kazakov et al., 1992). While a vast array of radioactive isotopes were released into the...
Iodine Treats and Prevents Cancer

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...