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Iodine Supplementation Questions

Iodine Supplementation

Paleo Questions

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by 5 · June 21, 2014 at 4:33 AM

Can I use tincture of iodine to supplement my iodine intake? It differs from Lugol's in what it has sodium iodide instead of potassium iodide. Both have elemental iodine in them. Sodium iodide also treats deficiencies. But why Lugol's is... (more)

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Girlgenius 0 · June 16, 2014 at 7:36 PM

If you need iodine, the best place would be some kind of seaweed (look in Japanese section of supermarket or health store). But there are other places to get it, like iodized sea salt if you include salt in your Paleo diet. There are kelp... (more)

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by 0 · April 08, 2014 at 11:13 AM

I've been taking dips in the ocean 3-5 times a week 20mins each for a couple weeks now. After taking 4 drops 2% lugols (6mg or so) I've noticed that I was *less* able to handle the cold 58deg water for a couple days... now back to normal... (more)

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raydawg 0 · April 07, 2014 at 7:53 PM

Could be - your thyroid controls your ability to resist cold. When it functions better, you can handle the cold better. One of my post-paleo-diet-superpowers is being able to go out in 40'F weather with only a thin polo shirt and no jacket. (more)

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by 0 · February 27, 2014 at 1:52 PM

If I decide to supplement iodine by transdermal route what should be the dosage or no of drops to be used and what would be the protocol

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Matt_11 0 · February 27, 2014 at 1:52 PM

Googling 'transdermal iodine supplementation' reveals nothing but snake oil salesmen. Avoid.