What happens if you have too much iodine?
High iodine intakes can also cause thyroid gland inflammation and thyroid cancer. Getting a very large dose of iodine (several grams, for example) can cause burning of the mouth, throat, and stomach; fever; stomach pain; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; weak pulse; and coma.
What is a good source of iodine?
Iodine is found mainly in animal protein foods and sea vegetables, and to a lesser extent in fortified foods like breads, cereals, and milk.
- Seaweed (nori, kelp, kombu, wakame)
- Fish, shellfish (cod, canned tuna, oysters, shrimp)
- Table salts labeled “iodized”
- Dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt)
- Beef liver.
Can you take iodine and zinc together?
Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between iodine and Zinc.
What is the difference between iodine and Iodoral?
Iodoral is the original high potency iodine supplement. Iodoral is a tablet form of Lugol’s solution, a time-tested preparation with a proven track record for over 150 years. Iodoral is an easy-to-take scored tablet containing 5 mg of iodine and 7.5 mg of iodide as the potassium salt.
What happens when iodine is mixed with vitamin C?
If vitamin C is present, the brownish color of the iodine solution will become colorless — the vitamin C serves as a reducing agent and reduces iodine to iodide ions (colorless in solution). If there is no vitamin C (or very little), the blue-black coloration appears immediately.
Do I need to take selenium with iodine?
INTRODUCTION. Adequate intakes of both iodine and selenium are required for optimal thyroid function (1–3). Iodine is an essential component of the thyroid hormones thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3), and deficiency will impair synthesis of these hormones.
Do you need to take selenium with iodine?
Should I take Lugol’s iodine every day?
So I advised her to always supplement Lugol’s Iodine with its companion nutrients every day – consisting of Selenium,Magnesium, Vitamin C, higher dose Niacin, B Vitamins and Zinc. Most of these essential nutrients are deficient in our processed-food diets today.
What are the companion nutrients for the iodine protocol?
Each of these nutrients are critical to the success of the Iodine Protocol, and thus is essential to the proper working of your body. Those companion nutrients are as follows: Selenium (see note below) 200 400 mcg per day. Magnesium 400 – 1200 mg per day. Vitamin C 3,000 10,000 mg per day.
How many drops of Lugol 2% solution should I take daily?
2-3 drops of Lugol’s 2% solution would be 5 – 7.5 mg of iodine. Many people believe 50mg is the minimum daily dose and many take much more than that. Hi, so I have had thyroid issues for about 17 years, am 53, suffered infertility before being diagnosed, and have yet to have any relief of symptoms.
What causes adverse reactions to Lugol’s iodine?
The cause of the above adverse reactions to Lugol’s Iodine is simply due to a poor processed-food diet that lacks both vital antioxidants and contains excess heavy metals and poisons. I recently helped a lady with candida problems in the UK.